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This is a list of the best extreme sport games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated extreme sport games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest extreme sport games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these extreme sport games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging extreme sport games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new extreme sport games.

This list contains games like Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best extreme sport games?" and "What is the greatest extreme sport game of all time?"
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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2002
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 is a skateboarding video game in the Tony Hawk's series. It was developed by Neversoft and published by Activision in 2001 for the PlayStation 2, PlayStation, GameCube ...more
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26 6
SSX Tricky is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
KodyKarls1 added 2001
SSX Tricky is a snowboarding video game, the second game in the SSX series published by EA Sports Big & developed by EA Canada. The game, which builds on the previous SSX game, is named ...more
3
30 10
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2002
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 is the fourth game in Tony Hawk's series. It was developed by Neversoft and was published in 2002 by Activision for the GameCube, Xbox, PlayStation, PlayStation 2 and ...more
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24 6
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2000
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 is the second game in the Tony Hawk's series of sports games. It was developed by Neversoft and published by Activision in 2000. It was first released for the Sony ...more
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34 15
Tony Hawk's American Wasteland is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2005
Tony Hawk's American Wasteland is a video game that was released for the PlayStation 2, Xbox and GameCube on October 18, 2005 in North America and October 28, 2005 in Europe. An Xbox 360 version ...more
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24 7
Tony Hawk's Underground is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2003
Tony Hawk's Underground is a skateboarding-adventure video game published by Activision between 2003 and 2005 as part of the Tony Hawk's series. Neversoft developed the GameCube, PlayStation 2, ...more
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27 10
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
1999
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, released as Tony Hawk's Skateboarding in Australia, New Zealand and parts of Europe, is a skateboarding video game developed by Neversoft. Published by Activision in ...more
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24 12
Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2001
Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX 2 is the 2001 successor to Dave Mirra Freestyle BMX and was Developed by Z-Axis and Full Fat and published by Acclaim Entertainment under their Acclaim Max Sports label. ...more
9
21 11
SSX on Tour is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2005
SSX on Tour is a snowboarding and skiing game, the fourth title in the SSX series of video games for the GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox and PlayStation Portable. The game was developed under the ...more
10
13 5
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2004
Tony Hawk's Underground 2 is the sixth installment in Neversoft's Tony Hawk's series and is the sequel to Tony Hawk's Underground. Underground 2 was released on October 4, 2004 for the ...more
11
18 12
Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2002
Mat Hoffman Pro BMX 2 is the sequel to Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX. It was made available for the PlayStation 2, Xbox, Game Boy Advance and GameCube.
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11 6
Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2001
Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX is a BMX video game released in 2001 for various systems, including the PlayStation, Game Boy Color, Dreamcast, Microsoft Windows and Game Boy Advance. The game was ...more
13
10 5
Street Sk8er is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
1998
Street Sk8er - known as Street Skater in PAL territories - is a skateboarding video game for the PlayStation. It was first released in Japan in 1998 under the name Street Boarders, then was ...more
14
10 5
Amped 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2003
Amped 2 is a sequel to Microsoft's snowboarding game Amped, which was an Xbox launch title. The game was introduced as part of the XSN Sports lineup, which included such games as NFL Fever, Top ...more
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18 14
Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2002
Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer is an extreme sports video game in the Activision brand, endorsed by veteran surfer Kelly Slater and released for Game Boy Advance, GameCube, PlayStation 2 and Xbox in ...more
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18 14
Freekstyle is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2002
Freekstyle is a 2002 motocross racing video game for the PlayStation 2, Game Boy Advance and Nintendo Gamecube. There are four levels of gameplay, the circuit, a quick race, freestyle, and free
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17 13
1080° Avalanche is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2003
1080° Avalanche, released in Japan as 1080° Silverstorm, is a snowboarding game for the GameCube, developed by Nintendo's in-house development studio, Nintendo Software Technology, and ...more
18
10 6
1080° Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
1998
1080° Snowboarding, often referred to as just 1080°, is a snowboard racing video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64 and first released in Japan on 28 February ...more
19
7 3
Aggressive Inline is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
lydon-carter added 2002
Aggressive Inline is a 2002 aggressive inline skating video game developed by Z-Axis Ltd. and Full Fat and published by Acclaim Entertainment under their AKA Acclaim brand. The game features ...more
20
11 8
AirBlade is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2002
AirBlade is an extreme sports video game developed by Criterion Games and published by SCEE in Europe and Namco in North America. It is the spiritual successor to the Dreamcast game TrickStyle. ...more
21
10 7
Tony Hawk's Project 8 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2006
Tony Hawk's Project 8, officially abbreviated as THP8, is the eighth installment in the Tony Hawk's series of video games. It was released on sixth-generation and seventh-generation consoles. ...more
22
8 5
Downhill Domination is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2003
Downhill Domination is a video game based on a fictional racing event with fictional racers mixed with a few unlockable professional racers. The game was released for the PlayStation 2.
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7 4
Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2001
Amped: Freestyle Snowboarding, Tenku: Freestyle Snowboarding in Japan, is an Xbox exclusive snowboarding video game. It is the first of the Amped video game series. Released during the Xbox's ...more
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Tony Hawk's Proving Ground is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2007
Tony Hawk's Proving Ground is a video game developed by Vicarious Visions for the Nintendo DS, by Neversoft for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and by Page 44 Studios for the PlayStation 2 and ...more
25
14 15
Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time
2006
Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam is a video game in the Tony Hawk's series. The game was a launch title for Nintendo's Wii, and is also available for the Nintendo DS, Game Boy Advance, and PlayStation ...more