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Aggressive Inline (PlayStation 2)

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Description

Combine the many tricks and styles of the extreme sport, inline skating, with a Tony Hawk style system, complete with objectives and huge arenas, and you have Aggressive Inline.

Progress through the career mode, where you must complete objectives (such as grind a certain object(s) to jump over large gaps and gain points) to open up further arenas, which there are 7 in all, and once your bored with them, you can make your own in the park editor. The game doesn't use a hard time limit but the so-called "juice meter": it fills up when performing stunts and if it gets empty, the level ends. During the game you level up your character in seven stats, e.g. speed and grinds. The game uses a "learning by doing" approach to this, meaning that the stat improves if you perform the associated actions often enough. There are also five hidden keys in each level which open up new areas within the level.

10 pro inline skaters join the fun (Shane Yost, Sam Fogarty, Sven Boekhorst, Eito Yasuko and more), and you can take on a friend in 2 player split screen.

Screenshots

Aggressive Inline PlayStation 2 Getting a trick wrong means a painful and bloody fall
Aggressive Inline PlayStation 2 After the initial display of the company logos the game shows a low quality video montage that culminates with tricks by key skaters
Aggressive Inline PlayStation 2 There are three different pre-set controller configurations to choose from
Aggressive Inline PlayStation 2 A Timed Run through the Movie Lot environment, (all other areas are locked at the start of the game). This is the view from the top of the ramp at the start

Alternate Titles

  • "Aggressive Inline Featuring Taïg Khris" -- UK/German title

User Reviews

Surprisingly challenging, yet accessible and most of all it's fun piltdown_man (70520) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

Game Chronicles Jun 20, 2002 9.8 out of 10 98
Gaming Target Jun 28, 2002 9.5 out of 10 95
PSX Extreme Jun 13, 2002 9.3 out of 10 93
Game Over Online Jul 29, 2002 92 out of 100 92
4Players.de Aug 10, 2002 91 out of 100 91
Electric Playground 2002 9 out of 10 90
GameZone Jun 17, 2002 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.net (UK) Aug 07, 2002 9 out of 10 90
GameSpot May 29, 2002 8.8 out of 10 88
GameSpy Jun 28, 2002 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80

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Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2002 – Best "non-Tony Hawk" Extreme Sports Game of the Year (PS2)

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Kartanym (10779) added Aggressive Inline (PlayStation 2) on Jul 24, 2002
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