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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 (PlayStation)

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Description

The sequel to Tony Hawk's Pro Skater adds many new tricks, while retaining those from the original, and a complete roster of the greatest skaters worldwide. Among the new tricks is the "manual", which allows the player character to balance on two wheels. There are also more options for scoring high-trick combos. Trick combinations can also be edited and customized. It is possible to visit some of the most popular skate parks in the world, or create own areas and share them with other players. Players can also create their own skaters, with a choice of clothing and official skateboards.

Screenshots

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 PlayStation Outside of the Skatestreet in Ventura: jumping over the van.
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 PlayStation Tony Hawk's unique trick: The 900!
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 PlayStation Player select screen
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 PlayStation My first gold medal.

Alternate Titles

  • "托尼霍克职业滑板2" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)
  • "THPS2" -- Informal abbreviation
  • "SK8: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2" -- Japanese title

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User Reviews

Simply Incredible! Anatole (52) 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars
Fun, but way too unrealistic ZombieDepot (45) 2.75 Stars2.75 Stars2.75 Stars2.75 Stars2.75 Stars

The Press Says

Game Revolution Sep, 2000 A 100
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2000 10 out of 10 100
Cheat Code Central 2000 10 out of 10 100
Game Informer Magazine Nov, 2000 9.75 out of 10 98
Da Gameboyz Jul 06, 2004 9.5 out of 10 95
Svenska PlayStation Magasinet Oct, 2000 9 out of 10 90
Super Play Nov, 2000 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Sep 25, 2000 17 out of 20 85
VicioJuegos.com Nov 23, 2005 85 out of 100 85
Game Critics Oct 16, 2000 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Cameos

Through cheating or winning enough careers, you can play as Spider-Man.

Awards

  • Game Informer Magazine
    • August 2001 (Issue #100) - voted #4 in the Top 100 Games of All Time poll
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