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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 This is a hand grab, balancing upside down on top of a half-pipe. Tricks like this take some practice but when they come off it is very satisfying
Aggressive Inline PlayStation 2 Starting a Timed Run. Left/right selects the environment, up/down shows previous course records
Aggressive Inline PlayStation 2 Challenges open up new levels, improve the skater's abilities and so on. They are received from people with red spinning things  over their heads, radios other things offer challenges too
Aggressive Inline PlayStation 2 Getting a trick wrong means a painful and bloody fall

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 (83107) 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars

The Press Says

Gaming Target Jun 28, 2002 9.5 out of 10 95
Atomic Gamer Aug 13, 2002 92 out of 100 92
Adrenaline Vault, The (AVault) Jun 27, 2002 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Futuregamez.net Jul 09, 2004 89 out of 100 89
Gamesmania Aug 06, 2002 89 out of 100 89
Pelit Mar, 2003 86 out of 100 86
Jeuxvideo.com Jun 14, 2002 16 out of 20 80
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jul 29, 2002 8 out of 10 80
videogamer.com Aug 05, 2004 7 out of 10 70
Computer and Video Games (CVG) Jun 26, 2002 7 out of 10 70

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Awards

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

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Kartanym (10766) added Aggressive Inline (PlayStation 2) on Jul 24, 2002
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