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97

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7.4

Mixed or average reviews- based on 323 Ratings

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  • Summary: Challenge up to four friends in online competitions over a LAN or the Internet. Take them on in both Trick Attack and Graffiti modes. [Activision]
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 33 out of 34
  2. Negative: 0 out of 34
  1. 100
    A rare and beautiful thing, a nearly perfect game.
  2. The courses themselves are also graphical masterpieces. The size of the skating environments in THPS3 dwarfs the levels that were found in THPS2 and each level comes to life with rich detail.
  3. You can combo off of everything in this game. Seriously I mean everything! Cars, people, sidewalks, buildings, rails, ramps, stop signs... The list goes on and on. The funny thing about all this is Neversoft's Highest Score screen shows a high score of 9.4 million. Yes, my jaw dropped too.
  4. 97
    Should go down in history as one of the best twitch-fests on PS2. Yes, TH3 is that good. The perfect skating game remains just a tiny hair's breadth out of reach, but if you are not satisfied with your purchase of this game, head examinations are recommended.
  5. It's blatantly obvious that the guys at Neversoft know exactly what they're doing.
  6. Electronic Gaming Monthly
    93
    Neversoft must have made a deal with the devil, because this series refuses to cool down. [Dec 2001, p.246]
  7. While fans of the last installment may at first be disappointed in the apparent lack of notable new features and improvements, there are plenty of additions to be enjoyed after mastering the new options and levels.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 44 out of 58
  2. Negative: 9 out of 58
  1. Nov 25, 2011
    10
    An extremely fun game with lots to do and hours of addiction. The game has many places to skate, including a foundry, suburbs, Los Angeles,An extremely fun game with lots to do and hours of addiction. The game has many places to skate, including a foundry, suburbs, Los Angeles, and more! Tons of secrets are buried within the depths of THPS3, like locations from the first Pro Skater, and bonus skaters. Hundreds of tricks and even a PARK EDITOR make this game one of my top 5 favorite video games of all time!! Expand
  2. AshleyB.
    Oct 27, 2002
    10
    This game is awesome, i love it!!!
  3. JakeM.
    Nov 7, 2001
    10
    This game is just cool. Thats all I should have to say.
  4. BlueFalcon
    Jan 18, 2006
    10
    This game is the best in the series. The goals actually have puzzle elements, unlike the newer hawk's where they tell you exactly what This game is the best in the series. The goals actually have puzzle elements, unlike the newer hawk's where they tell you exactly what to do and how to do it. I own around 500 games, and this would definately make my top 3 out of all of them. Expand
  5. Nov 2, 2014
    9
    An all-timer PS2 game. I can't forget using Darth Maul or Wolverine listening to the soundtrack while I tried to rip off a perfect score run.An all-timer PS2 game. I can't forget using Darth Maul or Wolverine listening to the soundtrack while I tried to rip off a perfect score run. I feel like this was the peak of the Tony Hawk franchise, and what a peak it was. Expand
  6. LividFiction
    Nov 26, 2006
    8
    While THPS3 on PS2/Xbox/GCN is a fantastic game, its flashy graphics don't cover up for that missing certain something that keeps it While THPS3 on PS2/Xbox/GCN is a fantastic game, its flashy graphics don't cover up for that missing certain something that keeps it from being near-perfect. Expand
  7. [Anonymous]
    Dec 23, 2001
    0
    BAD! THPS2 was beta! actually, 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000x's beta!

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Awards & Rankings

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#10 Most Discussed PS2 Game of 2001
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#12 Most Shared PS2 Game of 2001