Skate 3

Platform(s): PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
Genre: Sports
Publisher: Electronic Arts
Release Date: May 11, 2010 (US), May 14, 2010 (EU)

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'Skate 3' (ALL) Demo Rolled Out On PSN/XBL

by Rainier on April 16, 2010 @ 12:00 a.m. PDT

Skate 3 features an all-new co-op mode where teammates can complete challenges together while advancing each other's careers. From rewarding epic bails and fails with a beefed up Hall of Meat mode to honing your craft with the all-new Skate School, players of all skill levels have multiple ways to "kill it" in the game. The franchise also continues to raise the bar for user-created content with the Skate Create feature suite, an innovative toolset that empowers gamers to truly express their skate style by creating their own graphics, videos and skate parks.

Team Up. Thrown Down. The award-winning Skate franchise returns to break new ground with Skate 3. Delivering the definitive co-op skateboarding experience, it’s up to players to build the ultimate team and change the face of the city. Get ready to take on unique team challenges, compete against rival crews online and shred the streets of the all new skaters’ paradise, Port Carverton.

In Skate 3, gamers make the magic happen. Skate.Create gives players all the tools to create custom content for their team for both private use and to share with the world. Players can design their dream plaza or mega-ramp park with the all-new Skate.Park. They can also capture their team in action with the expanded Skate.Reel for team based video creation. Or design a custom logo for their team with the improved Skate.Graphics web tool and hit the streets in style.

The demo let’s player’s attend Skate School with Coach Frank, lay down the perfect line in the University District, try out the Object Dropper as well as take on a series of single and multiplayer challenges including Domination, Own the Lot, and the bone-crushing Hall of Meat.

As an added bonus, players can in the Film to Win SKATE 3 Demo contest by capture their most epic skate lines participate people that play the demo and most gnarly bails. Fans must upload their videos in order to be eligible to win a variety of prizes including an all-expense (flights and hotel) paid trip for three to see the Maloof Money Cup in June in New York City, along with $1000 spending cash. For more details and complete contest rules visit Skate’s Facebook page.

In the all-new Skate.School, Coach Frank acts as a mentor and teaches newcomers the ropes by showing them all the ins-and-outs of skateboarding as they hone their skills on the sticks before hitting the streets with their team. Veterans will also feel right at home in Skate.School as they refresh their skills but also learn all the new tricks SKATE 3 has to offer including darkslides and underflips.

Skate 3 delivers all the camaraderie and competition of skateboarding. New tricks, improved off board actions, and gnarly Hall of Meat carnage mixed with exciting new team-based gameplay takes Skate 3 to a new level of skateboarding fun.

Players who pre-order Skate 3 get an unlock code that gives them exclusive access to the iconic Black Box Distribution Skate Park, home turf of Zero, Mystery, and Fallen skate teams. Black Box Distribution was founded in 2000 by Jamie Thomas, and houses and distributes some of skateboarding’s biggest selling brands .

SKATE 3 features a deep roster of the world’s greatest skaters including several Thrasher Skater of the Year winners.

  • Andrew Reynolds
  • John Cardiel
  • Benny Fairfax
  • John Rattray
  • Braydon Szafranski
  • Josh Kalis
  • Chris Cole
  • Lizard King
  • Chris Haslam
  • Lucas Puig
  • Colin McKay
  • Mark Appleyard
  • Dan Drehobl
  • Mike Carroll
  • Danny Way
  • P.J. Ladd
  • Darren Navarrette
  • Pat Duffy
  • Dennis Busenitz
  • Ray Barbee
  • Eric Koston
  • Rob Dyrdek
  • Jason Dill
  • Ryan Gallant
  • Joey Brezinski
  • Jerry Hsu
  • Terry Kennedy
  • Jason Lee (as coach Frank)

Key Features

  • Team Up. Throw Down. Work together to take on challenges and progress together through the career campaign or slay all suckers in head-to-head competitive battles for bragging rights. Players can keep tabs on the happenings of their teammates and rivals with Skate.Feed, the all-new game and web social network.
  • New City, More Tricks, More Skate — Say hello to darkslides, underflips, and the all-new skate mecca, Port Carverton - featuring unique districts, plazas, skateparks and endless lines, this is the true skater’s paradise.
  • Build a Brand, Become a Mogul Form teams and rise up to become a skate industry mogul by selling boards. From completing online challenges to creating skate parks to having your graphics downloaded, almost everything skaters do in the game counts towards their progression.
  • Skate.Create and Share Returning favorites Skate.Reel and Skate.Graphics are back.  The all-new Skate.Park is an open canvas for players to create their dream plaza or mega-ramp park. Once created, they can share their masterpieces with the world by uploading them directly from their console.
  • Always Room For Meat Hall of Meat is back and gnarlier than ever.  Gamers can brutalize their skaters in the harshest ways possible with all-new total body control bails.  Get ready for carnage that is sure to make players cringe.

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