Skate It

WII, DS / Sports / Release: Nov 19, 2008 / ESRB: E

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Skate It Released for iPhone Ahead of Skate 3

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Electronic Arts has released Skate It for the iPhone and iPod Touch. The game will run on the iPad, though it isn't an iPad native app.

Skate It will run you a cool $6.99 and utilizes the series' "Flick It" control scheme along with accelerometer controls for steering. A replay feature is included as well as the ability to listen to your own music during gameplay. Read more »

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Skate It Trailer Brings Bearded Pain

Publisher Electronic Arts has issued a trailer examining the Hall of Meat and "epic bails" found in the Wii version of EA Black Box and Montreal's Skate It, which hits next week.

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EA Nails Skate It Release Date

EA Black Box and Montreal's Skate It (Wii, DS) will grind into North American retailers on November 19, publisher and studio owner Electronic Arts announced today.

The Wii edition of the trick-centric skateboarding game sports motion-based controls, complete with optional support for the Wii Balance Board, while the Nintendo DS version relies upon stylus controls. Read more »

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Skate It Trailer Warns of Board Jumping Consequences

EA Black Box has long promised a skateboarding game that uses the Balance Board accessory for Nintendo's Wii. The studio is delivering with Skate It, the Wii and Nintendo DS spin-off of EA's skateboarding series.

In the video below, two developers explain how the optional Balance Board works with the game and warn gamers not to jump on it, or "bad things will happen." Read more »

"I'd love to see the mods people will do to the balance board... like add some wheels to the ..."
- Sir_Shaggy    See all 8 comments


Skate It Trailer Spells A-W-E-S-O-M-E

Apparently eager to participate in the spelling bee, EA Black Box has provided a a new trailer of Skate It. An offshoot from the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 skating series, Skate It debuts on the Wii and Nintendo DS this fall.

The Wii version, depicted above and below, makes use of the Wii Remote controller and also supports the Balance Board accessory used by Wii Fit for realistic skating action. Read more »

"Wow, they did a really good job on the graphics, considering it's a Wii game."
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EA E3 Screenshots: Left 4 Dead, Dead Space, Spore, Lord of the Rings Conquest

Publisher EA today released a metric truckload of E3 media for its upcoming games. Check below for screenshots from Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3, Dead Space, FaceBreaker, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Left 4 Dead, Lord of the Rings Conquest, Mercenaries 2: World in Flames, SimCity Creator, Skate It, Spore and Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning.

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"Dead Space is really shaping up, those new shots look great! Let's hope the gameplay and ..."
- carbontree    See all 9 comments


Skate It Trailer Shows Bearded Urban Rebellion

Publisher Electronic Arts submitted the following trailer of the EA Black Box's Skate It (Wii, NDS), showing the console edition of the title in action.

Skate It's Wii appearance features a heavy emphasis on the Wii Remote's motion controls, and also makes use of the recently released Wii Balance Board. Both games will hit retailer shelves this fall.

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"What the hell was that? The skate world looks so barren, empty and bland it makes Tony Hawk 2 ..."
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New Skate It Screens Commence Cement Assault

Electronic Arts has released new Wii screenshots of EA Black Box's Skate It (Wii, NDS), a revised edition of the developer's popular PS3 and Xbox 360 skateboarding franchise.

Revealed earlier this month, the Wii edition of Skate It provides motion-sensitive controls via the Wii Remote, and also supports the Wii Balance Board that comes packed with Nintendo's Wii Fit. Read more »

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Disaster Strikes Latest Skate It Trailer

Electronic Arts is on live the scene with the latest from San Vanelona, the virtual town that hosts the events of EA Black Box's Skate series.

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"I remember reading an interview in a skate magazine, Big Brother, Transworld, or maybe Thrasher ..."
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Skate It Wii, DS Hands-on

At the EA Spring Break press event in San Francisco, we had a chance to give EA Black Box's motion-centric Skate It a test run in both its Wii and Nintendo DS incarnations.

While we were grinding our faces into the pavement, we also managed to chat up the designers on bringing the Skate franchise to Nintendo's systems and the development of the new control schemes. Read more »

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More Skate It Media

Following yesterday's initial screenshots, Electronic Arts has sent out more media from Skate It, the skateboarding game in development for Wii and Nintendo DS. There are Wii and DS screenshots, and for both platforms we also have videos focused on game controls.

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"All the flip angles looks the same movement on the video screen"
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Skate 2 Announced for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360; Franchise Heading to Wii, Nintendo DS

Electronic Arts has announced that it is developing a direct sequel to EA Black Box's skateboarding title Skate (PS3, X360), referred to as simply Skate 2, along with separate Wii and Nintendo DS entries titled Skate It.

The Wii and Nintendo DS iterations of the series (both pictured below) are due out later this year. The Nintendo DS version will use the portable's touch screen to control tricks. Read more »

"what a new TH game needs to do is, have controls similar to Skate, and add real-world ..."
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