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Re: Tony Hawk series

Postby Retro STrife » November 16th, 2017, 9:38 am

LoganRuckman wrote:Oh, and the soundtracks in those games are god tier

That's a good point too.. I had forgotten about that. In the 90s, it was almost unprecedented for developers to spend a bunch of money on licensing a lineup of real music for in-game use. To my recollection, there were only a few games starting to do it by the late 90s (Crazy Taxi comes to mind), but the Tony Hawk series had the best licensed soundtracks in that time period IMO.

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Re: Tony Hawk series

Postby Wallyworld » November 16th, 2017, 10:15 pm

Tony Hawk 2 was always my favorite. The addition of manual's to link combo's made this a huge jump in gameplay from the first Tony Hawk. I played both 1 and 2 to death on the Dreamcast back in the day. I remember how superior the graphics were compared to the PS1 and N64 version and I couldn't understand why everyone in the US didn't own a Dreamcast? It was a quantum leap in graphics but nobody seemed to notice until it was too late and PS2 was out.

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