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The Best Extreme Sport Games of All Time

List RulesVote up the best video games in the extreme sport genre.

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 American Wasteland

    Oct 18 2005
    93
    15

    DeveloperNeversoft

    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 was  ...more
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    Freekstyle

    Jan 01 2002
    48
    12

    DeveloperFull Fat, Page 44 Studios, Hypnos Entertainment, Visceral Games

    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 run.  ...more
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    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3

    2002
    43
    11

    DeveloperShaba Games, Gearbox Software, Edge of Reality, HotGen, Vicarious Visions

    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 and  ...more
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    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2

    Jan 01 2000
    35
    5

    DeveloperAspyr, Edge of Reality, Gray Matter Interactive, Treyarch, Activision

    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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    Tony Hawk's Underground

    Oct 27 2003
    37
    8

    DeveloperBeenox, Vicarious Visions, Neversoft

    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, Xbox  ...more
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    SSX Tricky

    2001
    40
    11

    DeveloperEA Canada, Electronic Arts

    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 after  ...more
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    Tony Hawk's Project 8

    2006
    37
    9

    DeveloperShaba Games, Page 44 Studios, Neversoft

    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. The  ...more
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    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater

    1999
    36
    11

    DeveloperNeversoft

    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 1999, it  ...more
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  • 9
    Oct 28 2003
    29
    6

    DeveloperIndie Built

    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 Spin  ...more
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  • 10
    lydon-carter addedMay 29 2002
    31
    12

    DeveloperFull Fat, Underground Development

    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
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  • 11

    Street Sk8er

    Feb 24 1998
    27
    8

    DeveloperAtelier Double

    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 licensed  ...more
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  • 12

    DeveloperIndie Built, Microsoft Studios

    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 launch,  ...more
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    Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam

    Jan 01 2006
    31
    14

    DeveloperVisual Impact, SuperVillain Studios, Inc., Visual Impact, Toys for Bob

    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 2. As  ...more
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  • 14

    DeveloperFull Fat, Underground Development

    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. It  ...more
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  • 15

    Riders Republic

    2021
    51
    40

    DeveloperUbisoft Annecy

    Riders Republic is a sports racing game developed by Ubisoft Annecy and published by Ubisoft. The game was released for PlayStation 5, Xbox X/S, PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in 2021. Placed in 64  ...more
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    Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4

    Oct 23 2002
    38
    27

    DeveloperAspyr, Beenox, Babaroga, Vicarious Visions, Neversoft

    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 Game  ...more
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  • 17

    Tony Hawk's Proving Ground

    2007
    44
    34

    DeveloperPage 44 Studios, Vicarious Visions, Neversoft

    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 Wii.  ...more
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  • 18

    1080° Avalanche

    2003
    40
    35

    DeveloperNintendo Software Technology

    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 published by  ...more
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  • 19

    SSX on Tour

    Oct 11 2005
    20
    13

    DeveloperEA Canada, EA Montreal

    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
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  • 20

    Tony Hawk's Underground 2

    Oct 04 2004
    20
    14

    DeveloperShaba Games, Vicarious Visions, Neversoft

    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 PlayStation 2,  ...more
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  • 21

    1080° Snowboarding

    Feb 28 1998
    14
    7

    DeveloperNintendo, Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development

    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 1998. It was  ...more
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  • 22
    Jan 28 2002
    23
    22

    DeveloperCriterion Games

    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. It  ...more
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  • 23

    TrickStyle

    Sep 09 1999
    11
    7

    DeveloperCriterion Games

    TrickStyle is an extreme sports video game developed by Criterion Games and published by Acclaim Entertainment for the Dreamcast and Microsoft Windows. The game is set in the future and based on the  ...more
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  • 24

    Jackass: The Game

    Sep 26 2007
    9
    6

    DeveloperSidhe, Sensory Sweep Studios

    Jackass: The Game is a video game based on the television series Jackass. It was developed under license by Sidhe Interactive in Wellington, New Zealand for the PlayStation 2 and PlayStation  ...more
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  • 25

    Tony Hawk: Ride

    Nov 17 2009
    10
    8

    DeveloperBuzz Monkey Software, Robomodo

    Tony Hawk: Ride is a spin-off in the Tony Hawk's series of video games. The game was released on November 17, 2009 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii. It was released in Australia on March 10,  ...more
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