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New Skate screenshots

Upcoming board-fest SKATE is set to deliver the feel of skating through innovative controls, authentic cameras and a fully reactive skateboarding city according to publishers EA.The game features professional skaters such as Danny Way and PJ Ladd, as well as a reactive city and relevant in-game cameras that will capture and deliver the most authentic console skateboard videogame experience to date. Can it ollie it’s way to the top over Tony Hawk though? Skate should be hitting the shelves around August but in the meantime check out the new screenshots and prepare your best grinding action!

“Our game offers a skate mecca for both skaters and gamers in search of the definitive authentic skating video game experience,” said Scott Blackwood, executive producer, EA Black Box. “We’re focused on capturing the actual feeling of skating with the innovative control system, the physics driven animations, the intelligent cameras working together to really deliver the closest thing to being on a board.”

SKATE’s unique control scheme captures the true feel of skating versus the typical button mashing gameplay of past skating games. Featuring physics-driven animations, gamers will have a unique gaming experience every time you pick up the controller since no two tricks will ever be the same!

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