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Tony Hawk's Proving Ground (PlayStation 3)

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Description

Proving Ground is a sequel to Tony Hawk's Project 8, this time letting the player be able to choose their own storyline by making different choices during the game with the ability to skate in Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington D.C. There are four different classes of skaters (Rigger, Hardcore, Career and Street), which influences the story's direction. It also features an expanded Nail-the-Trick system with moves such as Nail-the-Grab and Nail-the Manual, Bowl Carving, Aggro Push, Skate Checking, Climbing/Exploration, Environment Altering and Rig-a-Kit.

During the game the player can get advice from professional skaters to help mold their own created skater and learn new moves and tricks and has the ability to create their own skate park.

The game features online play where they can invite other skaters into their own created skate parks and show off trophies and achievements and skate against each other as well. Players can also create their own skate videos using a full feature video editor, choosing from various viewpoints and speeds and post them online to show other players.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 9" -- Informal title

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The Press Says

PGNx Media Oct 17, 2007 9.5 out of 10 95
Game Informer Magazine Dec, 2007 8.25 out of 10 82
Maxim Magazine Oct 18, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Freaks 365 Nov 26, 2007 7.2 out of 10 72
IGN Oct 17, 2007 7.1 out of 10 71
Armchair Empire, The Nov 22, 2007 7 out of 10 70
Game Vortex Oct 30, 2007 70 out of 100 70
UOL Jogos Nov 09, 2007 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
GameAlmighty.com Oct 25, 2007 5.8 out of 10 58
Video Game Talk Nov 10, 2007 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50

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