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The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time 

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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
Released: 2000 (Aspyr)
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
Released: 2009 (EA Canada)
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
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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2002 (Shaba Games)
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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Tony Hawk's Underground ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2003 (Beenox)
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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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
Released: 2007 (EA Black Box)
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 American Was... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2005 (Neversoft)
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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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 1999 (Neversoft)
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 Underground ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2004 (Shaba Games)
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 4... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2002 (Aspyr)
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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Thrasher: Skate and Dest... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 1999 (Underground Development)
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
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Tony Hawk's Project 8 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2006 (Shaba Games)
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
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Tony Hawk's Proving Grou... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2007 (Page 44 Studios)
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
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Skate or Die! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 1987 (Electronic Arts)
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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Tony Hawk's American Sk8... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2005 (Vicarious Visions)
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
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Grind Session is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2000 (Shaba Games)
Grind Session is a skateboarding game, developed by Shaba Games, released on the PlayStation in 2000.
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Skate or Die is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
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Street Sk8er is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 1998 (Atelier 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 ...more
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Mtv Sports: Skateboardin... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
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Shaun White Skateboardin... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2010 (Ubisoft Montreal)
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
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The Simpsons Skateboardi... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2002 (The Code Monkeys)
The Simpsons Skateboarding is an extreme sports video game based on the animated sitcom The Simpsons. It was released exclusively for the PlayStation 2 in North America on 11 November 2002 and ...more
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Skate it is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2008 (EA Montreal)
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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ESPN Extreme Games is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 1995 (989 Studios)
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
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Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2006 (Visual Impact)
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
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Disney's Extreme Skate A... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Released: 2003 (Toys for Bob)
Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure is a 2003 sports video game released by Toys for Bob. It uses the same game engine as Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 by Neversoft and features characters from Toy ...more