Edge Review: Skate 2

Edge writes: "Skate was a reaction to sequels, a youthful breath of uncluttered thinking in the face of the incremental gimmickry that sent Tony Hawk tottering into stodgy middle age. That puts Skate 2 in an awkward position from the start.

The game's response is, unavoidably, that of almost any other follow-up: on top of the clean lines of the original, Black Box now lays on additions, refinements and rebalancing. To replace the shock of the new, we instead get the simple pleasures of more – even though the first game understood that bigger isn't necessarily better."

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