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

This is a list that features games like Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best skateboarding games?" and "What is the greatest skateboarding game of all time?"
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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Skateboarding 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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Skate 2 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2009
Skate 2 is a sandbox skateboarding video game developed by EA Black Box and distributed by Electronic Arts as a sequel to the 2007 game, Skate. Skate 2 was released in January 2009 on ...more
3
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Tony Hawk's Underground is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Skateboarding 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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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Skateboarding 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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Skate 3 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
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Skate 3 (stylized as skate 3) is a skateboarding video game, the third and final main installment in the Skate series and the sequel to 2009's Skate 2, developed by EA Black Box and published by ...more
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Skate is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2007
Skate is a skateboarding video game developed by EA Black Box for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. It was released in North America on September 17, 2007 for the Xbox 360 and September 24, 2007 ...more
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Tony Hawk's Underground 2 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Skateboarding 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
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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Skateboarding 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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Tony Hawk's American Wasteland is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Skateboarding 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
10
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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Skateboarding 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
11
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Thrasher: Skate and Destroy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
1999
Thrasher Presents Skate and Destroy is a skateboarding video game developed by Z-Axis and released in 1999 for the Sony PlayStation. A Game Boy Color version was also developed, but was later ...more
12
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Tony Hawk's Project 8 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Skateboarding 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
13
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Tony Hawk's Proving Ground is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Skateboarding 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
14
27 31
Tony Hawk's American Sk8land is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2005
Tony Hawk's American Sk8land, is the first entry in the Tony Hawk's video game series for the Nintendo DS, and the sixth Tony Hawk's Pro Skater video game for the Game Boy Advance. American ...more
15
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Skate or Die! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
1987
Skate or Die! is a skateboarding game released by Electronic Arts in 1988 for the Sinclair ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64, Atari ST, Apple IIGS, Amstrad CPC, and IBM Compatibles running MS-DOS. It ...more
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Skate or Die is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
17
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Grind Session is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2000
Grind Session is a skateboarding game, developed by Shaba Games, released on the PlayStation in 2000.
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Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Skateboarding 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
19
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Shaun White Skateboarding is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2010
Shaun White Skateboarding is a skateboarding game developed by Ubisoft Montreal and published by Ubisoft for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, and Microsoft Windows, released on October 24, 2010. ...more
20
26 38
Street Sk8er is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Skateboarding 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
21
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Skate it is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2008
Skate It is a skateboarding video game developed by EA Montreal, Exient Entertainment and EA Black Box for the Nintendo DS, Wii, and iOS. The game is a spin-off of 2007's Skate, and the ...more
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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 is a skateboarding video game in the Tony Hawk's series developed by Robomodo and Disruptive Games, and published by Activision. The game is the fourth game in the ...more
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720° is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
1986
720 Degrees, or 720°, is a 1986 arcade game by Atari Games. 720°, a skateboarding game, is notable in that along with BMX Simulator, it is one of the first extreme sports video games, ...more
24
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ESPN Extreme Games is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
1995
ESPN Extreme Games was a game released for the PlayStation in 1995. A version was released for the PC's MS-DOS operating system a short time later. The game featured all the sports included in ...more
25
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Town & Country Surf Designs: W... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
1988
Town & Country Surf Designs: Wood & Water Rage is a skateboarding and surfing game published by LJN for the Nintendo Entertainment System in February 1988. The game shares its name with ...more