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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

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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 is listed (or ranked) 5 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 Pro Skater is listed (or ranked) 6 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 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 American Wasteland is listed (or ranked) 8 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

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Skate 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
TerryLane added 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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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

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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

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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

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Jet Set Radio is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2000 Jet Set Radio is a video game for the Dreamcast, developed by Smilebit and published by Sega on June 29, 2000 in Japan, October 30, 2000 in North America and November 24, 2000 in Europe. A ...more

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Tony Hawk's Proving Ground is listed (or ranked) 14 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

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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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Grind Session is listed (or ranked) 16 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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Skate or Die is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Skate or Die 2009

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Shaun White Skateboarding is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Shaun White Skateboarding 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

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Tony Hawk's American Sk8land is listed (or ranked) 19 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

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720° is listed (or ranked) 20 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

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Street Sk8er is listed (or ranked) 21 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

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Skate it is listed (or ranked) 22 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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The Simpsons Skateboarding is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2002 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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Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam is listed (or ranked) 24 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

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Skate or Die 2: The Search for... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
1990 Skate or Die 2: The Search for Double Trouble is a skateboarding themed action/adventure game for the Nintendo Entertainment System, developed and published by Electronic Arts, who also ...more

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ESPN Extreme Games is listed (or ranked) 26 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

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Backyard Skateboarding 2006 is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Backyard Skateboarding 2006 2004

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Town & Country Surf Designs: W... is listed (or ranked) 28 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

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Disney's Extreme Skate Adventu... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2003 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

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Disney Sports Skateboarding is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2002 Disney Sports Skateboarding, also known as Disney All Star Sports: Skateboarding in Europe, is a 2002 sports video game released by Konami. The playable characters include Mickey Mouse, Minnie ...more

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Town & Country II: Thrilla's S... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
T&C Surf Designs II: Thrilla's Surfari is a sequel to Town & Country Surf Designs: Wood & Water Rage for the Nintendo Entertainment System video game system.

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California Games II is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
California Games II 1993 California Games II is a sports game released by Epyx for the Amiga, DOS, Sega Master System, and SNES in 1993. This game is a sequel to California Games. The five sports events consisted of: ...more

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Super Skateboardin' is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Super Skateboardin'

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Tony Hawk's Motion is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2008 Tony Hawk's Motion is a 2008 video game in the Tony Hawk's series of video games, for handheld consoles released for the Nintendo DS.

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Top Skater is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
1997 Top Skater is an arcade game released by Sega in 1997, and built on the Sega Model 2 hardware. It was one of the first arcade games to feature a skateboard controller interface. In Top Skater, ...more

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Sonic Riders is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2006 Sonic Riders is a video game spin-off produced by Sega and developed by Sonic Team in cooperation with Now Production, for the GameCube, PlayStation 2, Xbox and Microsoft Windows. There was a ...more

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Skateboard Park Tycoon is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2001 Skate Park Tycoon is a business simulation game for Windows.

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Tech Deck Skateboarding is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Tech Deck Skateboarding 2001

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Touchgrind is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Touchgrind

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Boards and Blades 2 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Boards and Blades 2

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Rocket Power: Zero Gravity Zon... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Rocket Power: Zero Gravity Zone 2003

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3Xtreme is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
3Xtreme 3Xtreme is a racing game released for the PlayStation in 1999. As with 2Xtreme, 3Xtreme contains skateboarding, skating, and biking options to reach the goal before opponent players. Unlike ...more

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Lego Island 2 The Brickster's ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2001 Lego Island 2: The Brickster's Revenge is an action-adventure comedy computer game. It is the sequel to Lego Island and was followed by Island Xtreme Stunts. It continues the adventures of ...more

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Skate or Die: Bad 'N Rad is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Skate or Die: Bad 'N Rad 1990

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Skate Park City is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Skate Park City 2008

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Yanya Caballista: City Skater is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
2001 Yanya Caballista: City Skater, known in Japan as Yanya Caballista featuring Gawoo, is an extreme sports skating game for the PlayStation 2. The game is similar to Jet Set Radio in feel and look, ...more

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Skate City Heroes is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Skate City Heroes 2008

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Extreme Sports with the Berens... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Extreme Sports with the Berenstain Bears 2000 Extreme Sports with the Berenstain Bears is a sports video game for the Game Boy Color. It was published by Sound Source Interactive in 2000. It was developed by Ed Magnin and Associates.

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Extreme Boards and Blades is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
Extreme Boards and Blades

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2Xtreme is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Skateboarding Games of All Time
1996 2Xtreme is a racing game released for the PlayStation in 1996 and a sequel to ESPN Extreme Games. It was sponsored by ESPN. In it, the player races against others in various events around the ...more