Skate 2 Latest News - Xbox 360

  • Publisher: Electronic Arts
  • Genre:Sports
  • Developer: Black Box
  • Release Date:Jan 23, 2009
  • # of Players:1 player, 6 online
  • ESRB:T - Teen (Alcohol Reference,Language,Mild Violence,Suggestive Themes)
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Game Description:The Mongo Co. is rebuilding San Vanelona after an earthquake. You've spent the last five years in prison, and you're ready to shred! Stick it to the Mongo security guards as you tear up the urban landscape. Skate's revolutionary control system returns (with new independent hand and foot controls), so you'll pull of tricks using the analog sticks, not by mashing buttons. And speaking of tricks, there are now even more of them in your arsenal - over 200 in all. This time, you can even hop off your board and move objects into perfect trick-friendly positions!
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Skate 2 News

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  • Nugget From The Net: Epic Skate 2 Bails And Wipes

    The video you see below expertly demonstrates the rag-doll physics of Skate 2, as well as showing off the variety and hilarity of skater deaths in the game. Me gusto mucho! My twitter feed is here. My email is here. Follow me on twitter and let me know if you hear any interesting news.

    Posted April 21, 2010

    Nugget From The Net: Epic Skate 2 Bails And Wipes
  • 'Skate 2' Grabs Classic San Van Spots for DLC

    EA would like to remind you that if you're ever jonesing for a fix of some old school San Vanelona spots in your spiffy new copy of Skate 2, you're day has come. Available today, via Xbox Live Marketplace or the PSN Store for 400 MS points or $5, respectively. Skate 2 New DLC - San Van Classic Watch Larger Version | Watch HD Version

    Posted February 26, 2009| 3 Comments

    'Skate 2' Grabs Classic San Van Spots for DLC
  • X-Play Review: 'Skate 2'

    A horrible natural disaster has befallen the skate-friendly city of San Vanelona. In the midst of the rebuilding process, the city, now called "New San Vanelona," vowes to chase out the wheeling ruffians by beefing up security and adding thwarting mechanisms like notches to railings and sidewalks. Will you be able to overcome the...

    Posted January 22, 2009| 11 Comments

    X-Play Review: 'Skate 2'
  • 'Skate 2' TV Spots Push Release

    Sure, EA Blackbox could of spammed the hell out everyone with flyers, leaflets and those mass-produced shiny cards inviting you to all sorts of exotic, exclusive parties..Instead, enjoy a couple of ads where the first video features an in-game footage cut with plenty of accolades, while the other video is a take on the "A-Team" of...

    Posted January 20, 2009| 8 Comments

    'Skate 2' TV Spots Push Release
  • Xbox Live Activity For The Week Of January 12

    Microsoft's Captain Marketing Major Nelson has posted stats on last week's Xbox Live activity. Included in the mix are the top Xbox Live titles based on unique users and the top Xbox Live Arcade games based on full purchases. Nelson has started listing the top Community Games, also based on full purchases, which adds some interesting...

    Posted January 20, 2009| 181 Comments

    Xbox Live Activity For The Week Of January 12
  • 'Skate 2' Preview

    EA Black Box’s skate 2 will be released next week and X-Play will have its full review on Thursday, January 22. Right now, you get a preview full of video! I am a huge fan of the original skate (henceforth referred to as “OG skate”) and was very much anticipating the new game, especially with all of the new features and...

    Posted January 16, 2009| 15 Comments

    'Skate 2' Preview
  • 'Skate 2' Demo Glitch Opens More of San Vanelona

    If you've downloaded the Skate 2 demo from EA Black Box, you probably had your fill of the time limits and borders impeding your time out in the skate parks. Leave it to Leahy to find a way spawned from the interwebs to glitch through the gate at Slappy's park to help you enjoy the rest of San Vanelona. Warning: You will rack up a ton of toe...

    Posted January 14, 2009| 17 Comments

    'Skate 2' Demo Glitch Opens More of San Vanelona
  • 'Skate 2' Demo Direct-Feed Footage

    Stop neglecting to download Skate 2 you jerk! As reported earlier, EA Black Box has made the demo live as of yesterday on XBL (the 15th on PSN). If you're a fan of the first no doubt you've already played it, but for the busy or neglectful we offer up a good deal of direct-feed HD goodness of the demo at hand. Expect the skating sequel to hit...

    Posted January 9, 2009| 3 Comments

    'Skate 2' Demo Direct-Feed Footage
  • Gaming Update 1.6.09

    Watch Larger Version of this Video Today's gaming update on the first Tuesday of the New Year, is still packing much heat leftover from 2008: PS3's and Xbox 360's both record record numbers... who comes out on top? Gears of War 2 will have a HUGE patch incoming and Xbox Live Arcade snags a Skate 2 demo this Thursday? Get...

    Posted January 6, 2009| 5 Comments

    Gaming Update 1.6.09
  • 'Skate 2' Dev Diary: Online Multiplayer Detailed

    EA Black Box's latest Skate 2 dev diary features the staple, long-haired Cuz interviewing Online Producer Brian Lindley, as he mulls over the details of online multiplayer in the highly-anticipated skating sequel. Which multiplayer function excites you the most? How do you think think things will work as opposed to a comparable game like Shaun...

    Posted January 6, 2009| 5 Comments

    'Skate 2' Dev Diary: Online Multiplayer Detailed
  • 'Skate 2' Graphics Creator Allows the Possibility of Naughty Bits

    Ah... the creative, custom graphical abilities of Animal Crossing, Mario Paint, Forza 2... hell even Logo Writer (woot old school). Something about graphic customization in games always added so much more "soul" to the game. Leave it to the EA Black Box devs to include a robust graphics creator along with the plethora of other snazzy...

    Posted December 12, 2008| 2 Comments

    'Skate 2' Graphics Creator Allows the Possibility of Naughty Bits
  • 'Skate 2' Interview: Producer Chris "Cuz" Parry Talks About Laziness And Creativity

    After interviewing two pro skaters (Pat Duffy and Darren Navarrette), I was looking forward to chatting with Chris Parry to get more meat on Skate 2. Parry, also known as Cuz, describes himself as "some kind of producer" on the game. In addition to talking about the team's dreams for the Skate franchise, Cuz was pretty honest about how...

    Posted December 8, 2008| 2 Comments

    'Skate 2' Interview: Producer Chris "Cuz" Parry Talks About Laziness And Creativity
  • 'Skate 2' Interview: Hanging With Pro Skater Patrick Duffy

    I really enjoyed hanging out with Pat Duffy at EA's Skate 2 event. He used to skate in my neighborhood (Potrero Hill!) when he lived in San Francisco, so it was fun chatting about the town. In this interview, Duffy talks about drunken realities, throwing skateboards at pedestrians, shark tanks, and nude girls. Kids, don't try combining all four...

    Posted December 8, 2008

    'Skate 2' Interview: Hanging With Pro Skater Patrick Duffy
  • 'Skate 2' Interview: Chilling With Pro Skater Darren Navarrette

    In addition to being sponsored by Creature, Independent, and Vox, Darrent Navarrette is just a pretty cool guy. Interviewing him at EA's Skate 2 event was just a chill experience (I'm sure the drinks helped). During my interview, he revealed how he became Skate 2's "hand-plant guy", which superhero he felt like when wearing a...

    Posted December 8, 2008| 3 Comments

    'Skate 2' Interview: Chilling With Pro Skater Darren Navarrette
  • 'Skate 2' Media Skitches A Ride

    Don't waste your energy like a chump. Skate energy-efficient by grabbing a ride on a passing vehicle (skitchin'). Mimic the time honored favorite "skitchin" moments ala Marty McFly through the Back to the Future series or Christian Slater in Gleaming the Cube. Heck, you can probably re-enact most (if not all) of the cinematic skating...

    Posted December 8, 2008| 3 Comments

    'Skate 2' Media Skitches A Ride
  • Games for Cheap Bastards: Summer Vacation Edition

    Posted: July 12, 2010

    16,191 Views | 02:07

  • Skate 2 Best of skate.reel Fan Videos

    Posted: August 7, 2009

    3,695 Views | 02:45

  • Skate 2 Maloof Money Cup DLC Trailer

    Posted: July 9, 2009

    2,358 Views | 00:53

  • Skate 2 Classic Spots DLC Trailer

    Posted: February 26, 2009

    2,129 Views | 01:26

  • Skate 2 Preview

    Posted: January 29, 2009

    709 Views | 03:00


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