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Tony Hawk's American Wasteland (Xbox 360)

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MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.1
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

Trivia

References

One task is to jump over a shark named 'Fonzie'. This is a reference to a scene in the sitcom Happy Days in which The Fonz jumps over a shark. This scene is regarded as unrealistic and tacky, and is seen in hindsight as the moment when the show ceased to be good. "Jumping the Shark" has become a general term for similar situations

Technology

Television advertisements curiously highlighted the lack of loading time between scenes and areas (seamless gameplay) as an important feature of the game, even up to calling Wasteland the first skate game to have this.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2005 – #8 GameCube Game of the Year
Information also contributed by Martin Smith

Contributed by Sciere (248304) on Nov 08, 2005. [revised by : Patrick Bregger (108434)]. -- edit trivia