All in all, Skate 2 end up feeling more like Skate 1.5. It's got more polish and moves than the first, but most of the new ideas don't feel like they were given the time to be fleshed out properly. There is a lot of fun to be had in the freedom of exploration, but the game lacks proper balance. And balance is key to being a pro.
+ Looks nice and shiny
+ New tricks
+ Great soundtrack
+ You can get off your board...
- ...but it is hard to maneuver on foot
- Create-A-Spot is lacking
- Unbalanced difficulty in career mode