Tag: Skate

  • News Skate 4 to Focus on Community and User-Generated Content, EA Suggests

    Wants to appeal to a wide audience

    It feels like the gaming world has been waiting on a new entry in the Skate series for eons, and EA has finally announced its return. Yes, a brand new Skate game is in the works, and while it's undoubtedly very early days, the publisher has hinted at some details in a recent investor call. As reported by VGC,...

  • News There's a New Skate Game in Development

    That's it. That's the article

    After years and years of fan demands, EA has announced that a new Skate game is in development – presumably for the PlayStation 5. We say presumably because, well, the publisher quite literally had nothing else to share. No trailer. No name. No vague release date. Nothing. There’s a new Skate game in development,...

  • Random Skate 4 Trends on Twitter After Tony Hawk Remake Reveal

    Where is it EA?

    A certain group of people on the internet really, really want Skate 4 to become a reality and boy do they want you to know about it. The unannounced project trended yet again on Twitter earlier today following the announcement of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 on PlayStation 4 with memes, jokes, and a vocal outcry questioning why EA...

  • News Skate 4 Hopes in Tatters After EA Leaves Trademark to Expire

    At least in heaven I can skate

    Electronic Arts has had a pretty disastrous generation. Its reputation has gone down the toilet in recent years, thanks primarily to its fascination with microtransactions and "surprise mechanics". That's not the only reason, though; its games have been generally uninspired, safe, and lacklustre experiences, and many...

  • E3 2018 Where the Hell Was Skate 4 at EA's Press Conference?

    Face plant

    There was a big, skateboard-shaped hole in EA’s big E3 2018 press conference today: where was Skate 4? Expectations, as they so often are, were raised to astronomical levels earlier this week when the publisher unceremoniously re-enabled Skate 3’s servers on last-gen consoles. Many, perhaps not unreasonably, assumed that it signalled...

  • News Skate 3's Restarted Servers Spark Skate 4 Speculation

    E3 2018 announcement inbound?

    Remember a while back when a group of Skate fans rallied together to spam the message "#Skate4" on all of EA's Instagram posts? And then an EA employee Tweeted out the hashtag, which of course went viral? Rumours surrounding a possible Skate 4 have been on and off for some years now, but a fresh clue has emerged, and...

  • News Sadly, EA's Not Making Skate 4 Right Now

    But it's coming, right?

    Despite a tweet from a community specialist which hinted the contrary, EA's not working on Skate 4 right now. Chief executive Andrew Wilson confirmed the tidbit during an earnings call, joking that it's disappointing news for EA CFO Blake Jorgensen who's apparently a big fan of the franchise. Him and the rest of the Internet...

  • News EA Engagement Employee Tweets About Skate 4

    And the Internet goes insane

    A calculated demonstration of the power of social media or a subtle hint? Only the senior manager of community engagement at EA knows the answer to that. All it took was a single hashtag for Daniel Lingen to send the Internet into a frothing frenzy: Skate 4. You may not know this, but

  • News EA's Social Media Accounts Are Being Spammed by Skate Fans

    Skate or die

    Skate fans are desperate for a new entry in the skateboarding simulation series, and they're doing everything within their power to get it made. The company's Instagram page, which has almost a million followers, is getting bombarded by eager 'boarders who want their favourite franchise to make a comeback. For example, an innocent...

  • News EA Shuts Down Another 18 Online Multiplayer Services

    EA's announced another batch of multiplayer titles that it is to cease supporting as of this coming August 11th

    The original Army Of Two, Skate and Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 will all get the boot across PlayStation platforms, with Madden 10 and NHL 10 set to be closed at the start of October. We've included the full list of shutdowns after the jump. August 11, 2011 Online Service Shutdown Army of..