As every skateboarder out there knows, Skate 3 is a classic. The game has it all – from pop shuvits to grinds and kickflips, to detailed cityscapes to master and a variety of missions. But after you’ve conquered Skate 3, you may be wondering what else is out there for you to get your thrills from. Well, don’t worry – Below we’ve compiled a list of 10 games that are just like Skate 3 and are sure to satisfy the inner “skater dude” in you.
1. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2
Tony Hawk’s first two games have been remastered and released together as Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2. With the release, the graphics, sound, and controls have all been improved, which makes the game look, feel, and play better then ever. You can even use the same controls from Skate 3, which makes it easy to transition to the Tony Hawk games. Plus, like Skate 3, there is a wide variety of missions, levels and characters to master.
2. Skate 4
While EA has yet to officially confirm a Skate 4 game, rumors are swirling that it is in the works. In the meantime, you can try out some fan-made Skate 4 games like FreeSkate, Skater XL, and True Skate, that have managed to capture the essence and allure of the classic EA game.
If you’re looking for a faster-paced, more arcade-like skateboarding game, then OlliOlli is for you. This game puts you in a 2D side-scrolling environment and you must complete various skateboarding-themed tasks. The game uses an easy to master control system of flick-based tricks and grinds, allowing you to pull off some impressive combos.
4. Skate Party 3
If you’re looking for a more lighthearted approach to the skateboarding genre, then Skate Party 3 may be just the game for you. With cartoon-like graphics and characters, the game is best suited to younger players. With plenty of levels, characters, and customization options, this game is sure to keep you entertained for hours on end.
5. Skate 3
For those die-hard Skate 3 fans, the original game is still available on various platforms and is still just as challenging as ever. The game has tons of missions, challenges, level designs and characters to master. Plus, with online leaderboards and events, you can challenge your friends to see who is the best of the best.
Session is a new skateboarding game that has been developed from the ground up to capture the feel of street skateboarding. The game puts you in a 3D environment, allowing you to skate around various environments and do all sorts of tricks. The game also offers up plenty of customization options, so you can make your skateboarder look just the way you want them to.
7. Skater XL
Skater XL is a relatively new game, but it’s rapidly gaining traction in the skateboarding community. The game features realistic physics and a unique control system that allows for tons of customization. Plus, there is a wide variety of levels and challenges to master, giving you plenty of options when it comes to skate spots.
8. EA Skate
EA Skate is the predecessor to Skate 3, and while it is not as good or as popular as its sequel, it is still a great game. The game features all of the skateboarding tricks and stunts you’d expect, but it also has a robust career mode, allowing you to customize and upgrade your skateboarder to take them to new heights.
9. Jet Set Radio
Jet Set Radio is based in a futuristic world, and puts you in the role of a skateboarder who must battle it out against rival gangs. The game does not feature any real skateboarding tricks, but rather it focuses on speed and avoiding obstacles. It’s an innovative and unique approach to the skateboarding genre, and one you should definitely check out.
10. Skate Park City
Skate Park City takes Skate 3’s formula and puts it in a 3D environment. The game features a wide variety of skate parks to master and plenty of missions to keep you busy. The game is not as good as Skate 3, but it’s worth a try if you’re looking for something new and different.
In conclusion, Skate 3 may be the classic skateboarding game, but there are plenty of other games that can provide you with the same thrills and excitement. Whether you’re looking for a realistic skating experience or a more arcade-style approach, these 10 games are sure to provide you with hours of fun. So why not grab your board and get out there to start shredding!