Parents' Guide to

Tony Hawk's Underground

By Patrick Mauro, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Skateboarding game, now with story mode.

Game PlayStation 2, Xbox 2003
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 11+


It has some violence like blood would come off your kneee in the game when you get hurt. And some inappropriate references in the game.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
age 13+

Crusher Destroyer

If your kid is going through a skateboarding phase, this is one of the better games to get them. Sure, it's for the Playstation 2, but nonetheless, it's an excellent game with a memorable story mode. You'll want to watch out for swearing, adult references (which a kid might not understand anyway), and skateboarding accidents. Ultimately it depends on the child, as well as the parent.

This title has:

Great messages
Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3):
Kids say (11):

For the fifth straight year, Activision has published the top skateboarding title regardless of the platform, but this year they did make some significant changes. You'll find the typical improvements in regards to graphics, added tricks, and more expansive environments, but the key addition is a new story mode. If you're a fan of the Tony Hawk series, you'll love this game.

Game Details

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