Tony Hawk has literally owned the skateboarding genre in video games for as long as anyone can remember. There've been a few sad attempts to take the crown, but no one's ever come close.
EA takes a much more realistic approach to skateboarding, with its new "Flickit" control scheme which more closely mimics actual movement. Look for 'Skate' on Xbox 360 and PS3 September 12th.
The video is below the cut. Enjoy.