Here’s where virtual reality meets street reality (for now at least). On a video game console near you!
Pick up these games when the weather is bad or if you’re nursing a wound. Kill the streets with these games below..
Take a roll with these skateboarding games on your consoles, computer or for some, even on a smartphone or tablet.
Feel the pride of doing hard core tricks and assume the skills of real legends like Tony Hawk, Chad Muska, Eric Koston, Steve Caballero, Rodney Mullen, or Bob Burnquist, to name a few.
When it comes to popularity, Tony Hawk Series (published by Activision) and Skate Series (developed by EA Black Box and published by Electronic Arts) are the top most popular.
Tony Hawk Series was started in 1999 and it had released a total of 19 video games so far. Skate series was introduced in 2007 and were followed by two other sequels, one in 2008 and the other in 2009. Despite being over all famous, not all the videos were up to our standards.
Below is a list of the top ten rated skateboarding video games and you can check which video games for each series are favored by majority of video players as the are listed in the order of highest rated video to the least.
Tony Hawk is a monster franchise and any skater would die to have this video game resume.
The second game in the Tony Hawk Series beats the initial and subsequent releases
Ranked as one of the best game ever released for the PlayStation
Can be played on the following platforms PlayStation, Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color, Dreamcast, N-Gage, Xbox, Mac OS, Microsoft Windows, iOS
Second releases have a big shoe to fill. Sometimes they’re better, but in this case, it falls short.
Skate 2 lands at #2 behind Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2
Played on the following platforms: Xbox 360, PlayStation 3
Played on the following platforms: GameCube, Xbox, PlayStation 2, Windows , Game Boy and iOS
Played on the following platforms: Xbox, Game Boy Advance, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo 64 and Mac OS
One of the two the highest-rated PlayStation 2 games of all time
The very first. The first released game of the Tony Hawk Series. Not bad considering it made it to the top ten list
Played on the following platforms : N-Gage, Game Boy Color, Dreamcast, and Xbox
The first of the Skate Series was excellent. Lands at #6 and playing strong.
Played on the following platform: Mobile phone, Xbox 360, DOS, PS3
Played on the following platforms: Xbox, GameCube, PlayStation, Microsoft Windows and Game Boy Advance
Played on the following platforms: Xbox, Xbox 360, Microsoft Windows, Game Cube, Play Station 2, Game Boy Advance
First Tony Hawk game to support Xbox Live
Played on the following platforms : Tapwave Zodiac, Mobile phone, GameCube, PlayStation, PlayStation 2 and Game Boy Advance, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows.
Played on the following platforms : Game Boy Color, PlayStation
Greatly overshadowed by Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater but still rated high by critics