Parents' Guide to

True Skate

By Galen McQuillen, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Fantastic simulator is addictive and challenging.

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age 2+

Based on 1 parent review

age 2+

Good but challenging

Totally fine, crashes simply show the board slipping out. Game can be challenging though but not frustrating as users can perform advanced tricks by just swiping randomly. Contains many micro transactions but the original park is one of the best featuring a diverse range of features.

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Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

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Kids say (4):

This sports simulator is so realistic that even total amateurs will want to get out and hop on a real skateboard. The physics and controls are excellent and flawlessly responsive, so nothing stands in the way of you flipping over ramps and rails. It's a perfect balance of easy gameplay and challenging skill development that will hook kids (or adults!) right away. Unfortunately, the purchase price only includes one deck and one skate park -- the rest must be unlocked through in-app purchases or in-game currency that takes a long time to accumulate. For the entry price, though, the starter level is plenty for quick thrills or a few (hundred) minutes of virtual extreme-sports entertainment.

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