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Tony Hawk's Project 8 FAQ/Guide - Xbox 360 Version 1.0 By Chronister(or on cheathappens.com, zack_attack) The Series: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 4 Tony Hawk's Underground Tony Hawk's Underground 2 Tony Hawk's American Wasteland Tony Hawk's Project 8 Tony Hawk's Downhill jam Note: handheld Tony Hawk's handheld games not included. There are 1 on PSP, 2 on DS, and 1 or 2 for gameboy advance though. Table of contents A. Controls B. Game modes C. Skaters D. Soundtrack E. Achievements F. Frequently Asked Questions G. End. ------------------------------- A. Game controls A: Press and hold to crouch. Press and release to ollie(aka, jump.). B: Grab tricks. Press in mid air with a direction on the directional pad to perform a trick. Press and hold to tweak the trick, or hold it longer. Caution: If held while hitting the ground you will fall and lose your combo. X: Flip tricks. Once in the air press X with a direction on the directional pad to perform a flip trick. Flip tricks cannot be tweaked, or held. Y: 1. Grind tricks. To perform a grind trick, you must be near a rail or grindable surface (such as a ledge.) First press and release A, and then press the Y button when near the rail or grindable surface. You will notice a bar, you must keep it balanced or you will fall. 2. Lip tricks. Skate strait up a ramp and press the Y button with a direction on the directional pad at the lip (or top edge) of the ramp. Hold the Y button for a longer lip trick, and you have to balance just like when you're grinding. Up and Down: Manuals. You must balance manuals. Quickly press up and down or down and up. RT and LT: Reverts. Hit RT ir LT when you hit the ramp surface coming out of an aerial maneuver. L analog stick: Click it in to go into focus mode (aka, nail the trick mode.) B. Game Modes 1. Career: Play through the storyline in THP8. Things career mode includes: -Tutorial -Stokens -Skate shop -Your Room -Stats -Rankings -Records -View Tricks -Nail the Trick goals -Historical Goal Markers -The Clock Marker(goal icon) -Secret spots -Compass -View goals -Nokia Video Phone Messages. 2. 2 Player: Play local split screen with a friend. 3. Xbox Live: Go online and play different game types with people from all across the world. 4. Freeskate: Skate around the game map and participate in a high score run, where you attempt to get the highest score possible. 5. Create: Create your own skater to use in Career, 2 player, Xbox Live, and Free skate. MUTLIPLAYER GAMES: 1. Trick Attack 2. Score Challenge 3. Combo Mambo 4. Combo Challenge 5. Graffiti 6. Horse 7. Walls 8. Free Skate C. Skaters Tony Hawk Lyn-Z Adams Hawkins Bob Burnquist Dustin Dollin Nyjah Huston Bam Margera Rodney Mullen Paul Rodriguez Ryan Sheckler Daewon Song Mike Vallely Stevie Williams D. Soundtrack Credit to wikipedia.org The complete in-game soundtrack was revealed on October 17, 2006: +44 "Lycanthrope" 76% Uncertain "I Hate the Radio" Aurelius - "Hemlock" Bad Religion - "Social Suicide" Black Mountain "Druganaut" The Channeling "Frighteners" Charizma and Peanut Butter Wolf "Devotion" Claus Grabke "Cause I Can" Cryptic Slaughter "Lowlife" The Cure "Plastic Passion" Damian Marley "Move" The Dead Milkmen "Punk Rock Girl" Die Young (TX) "Anthem of the Prodigal Son" Eagles of Death Metal "Chase the Devil" Funk Face "Zoo York City" Gnarls Barkley "Gone Daddy Gone" (Violent Femmes cover) Gym Class Heroes "The Queen and I" Hieroglyphics "At the Helm" The Hold Steady "Your Little Hoodrat Friend" Immortal "One by One" Jaylib "The Red" Joy Division "Interzone" Kasabian "Club Foot" The Klaxons "Gravity's Rainbow" Kool and the Gang "Summer Madness" Legitimate Business "80 on 80" Liquid Liquid "Optimo" Living Legends feat. Aesop and Slug "Moving at the Speed of Life" Ministry "Stigmata (Remix)" Mogwai "Glasgow Mega-Snake" Monty Are I "In This Legacy" Nine Inch Nails "Getting Smaller" Noise "Dirty Evil" Oh No "Chump" Pardon My Extinguisher "*** and Moan" Primus "American Life" Ramones "I Wanna Live" Revolution Mother "Second Thoughts" Slayer "Angel of Death" Sonic Youth "Nic Fit" Stasera "Palisades" Supersuckers "Goodbye" The Sword "Iron Swan" Thine Eyes Bleed "Without Warning" The Throwaways "You're Not the Only One" The Thunderlords "Ice Cream Headache" Toots & the Maytals "Time Tough" Transplants "Pay Any Price" Typical Cats "Any Day" Ugly Duckling "Smack" Van Stone "Skate Town" Voltera "Do What Your Daddy Say" The Walkmen "This Job is Killing Me" Wildchild "Wonder Years" Wolfmother "Woman" Zeke "Kill the King" Note: The songs "Moving at the Speed of Life", "Second Thoughts", "Goodbye", "I Hate the Radio", "Cause I Can" and "Skatetown" can be listened to on the official site. The title song for the game is "Club Foot" by Kasabian E. Achievements Credit to achieve360points.com 1. Training Complete You completed the training, go put what you learned into practice. 10 points 2. Outta the houses You escaped the suburban life, explore the world. 10 points 3. School unlocked Unlocked the School. 10 points 4. Slums unlocked Unlocked the Slums. 10 points 5. Skate Park unlocked You made your way to the skate park. Enjoy yourself. 10 points 6. Funpark unlocked Unlocked the Funpark. 10 points 7. Factory unlocked Go shred the factory, you deserve it. 10 points 8. First Sick Goal Congratulations, you completed a goal at Sick difficulty. 5 points 9. All pro challenges completed You stepped upto the challenge. You did everything the pro's challenged you to do. 20 points 10. Sick Chalk Challenges Incredible, you beat all the goals at SICK difficulty. 30 points 11. Sick Classic Goals All classic goals at Sick? That's amazing. 30 points 12. Hit 50% of the gaps Wow! 50 percent of the gaps found... keep going you're halfway there. 20 points 13. Hit all of the gaps You've skated the world and found every gap. Congratulations. 35 points 14. Scored over 1,000,000 points! That's a nice highscore run, but you can do better right? 10 points 15. Nice combo! Well done, you landed over 500,000 point combo. 20 points 16. Played Xbox Live Play an online game. 10 points 17. 50 games online Finish 50 games online. 15 points 18. 100 games online Finish 100 games online. 20 points 19. You made it into Project 8 Congratulations you cracked the top 8, can you get higher? 50 points 20. You made it to spot 4! Congratulations you cracked the top 4, can you get to number 1? 75 points 21. Ranked Number 1! You did it. You are the number one skater on Project 8. 100 points 22. Secret area found You found your first secret area. Don't tell anyone. 5 points 23. Manual Master You've manualed for 140,000 feet! 20 points 24. Hang Time 14,000 seconds of air time. 20 points 25. The Daily Grind You've managed to grind for 140,000 total feet. 20 points 26. Beat a developer Win a skate session against a member of the Project 8 development team, or someone who already has. 50 points 27. Suburbia Classic beaten at sick. Amazing. You got sick on the Suburbia classic goal. 15 points 28. Main St Classic beaten at sick Amazing. You got sick on the Main St classic goal. 15 points 29. Capitol Classic beaten at sick Capitol Classic beaten at sick. 15 points 30. School Classic beaten at sick Amazing. You got sick on the School classic goal. 15 points 31. Slums Classic beaten at sick Amazing. You got sick on the Slums classic goal. 15 points 32. Skate Classic beaten at sick Amazing. You got sick on the Skate Park classic goal. 15 points 33. Fun Park Classic beaten at sick Amazing. You got sick on the Fun Park classic goal. 15 points 34. Factory Classic beaten at sick Amazing. You got sick on the Factory classic goal. 15 points 35. Full stats You got every stat maxed. How long did that take you? 50 points 36. Mullen Pro Challenge Find Rodney and beat his challenge. 10 points 37. Vallely Pro Challenge Find Mike V and beat his challenge. 10 points 38. Song Pro Challenge Find Daewon and beat his challenge. 10 points 39. Burnquist Pro Challenge Find Bob and beat his challenge. 10 points 40. Sheckler Pro Challenge Find Ryan and beat his challenge. 10 points 41. Margera Pro Challenge Find Bam and beat his challenge. 10 points 42. Nyjah & Lyn-Z Pro Challenge Find Nyjah and Lyn-Z and beat the challenge. 10 points 43. Williams & Dollin Pro Challenge Find Stevie and Dustin and beat the challenge. 10 points 44. P-Rod Pro Challenge Find P-Rod and beat his challenge. 10 points 45. Break 15 bones in one bail Man that hurts. 10 points Secret 46. Impressing the locals Congratulations, you got 1000 Stokens. 25 points Secret 47. Shhhh it's a secret You have found all the secret areas, nice going Sherlock. 25 points Secret 48. Sick Highscore Run That's a huge high score. 20 points Secret 49. That combo was sick! Wow you landed a combo over 5,000,000 points. 35 points Secret F. Frequently Asked Questions Q: What is this game about? A: Tony Hawk's Project 8 is the newest installment in the Tony Hawk's series. The series originated on the PS1 and N64. It is a skateboarding game where you create your own skater or choose from one of the pro skaters, and skate. Tony Hawk is on the search for the Top 8 amateur skaters in the world to be a part of his Project 8 Team. He has stopped in your town, and it's up to you to get noticed by Tony and his friends, so that you can get a spot on the team. Basically, you do a bunch of tricks and try to make a big as combo as possible. Q: What is the difference between the 360 version of the game, from the Xbox and PS2 versions? A: In the PS2 and Xbox versions there are no: Nail The Trick Spins Motion Captured Tricks Wall-Running "Momentum and Gravity" No Loading Screens. Ragdoll Bails Bail Goals Window-In-Window Gameplay. Q: Are the achievements for this game easy? A: On a scale from 1 to 10, 10 being the hardest, i'd say they are about a 7. Q: I heard a rumor EA Games is coming out with their own skateboarding game to compete with the Tony Hawk's series. Is this true? A: Yes. Q: Who made Tony Hawk's Project 8? A: Developed by Neversoft and published by Activison. Q: How much does this game cost. A: In the US, retail price is about $60.00 Q: If I have anymore questions that the FAQ didn't answer, can I post in this topic and ask you. A: Sure. I'm always willing to help. I've been a big Tony Hawk's fan since the release of Tony Hawk's Pro skater. Q: Should I get the Xbox version of this game instead of spending a extra $10 for the 360 version? A: Read the second question and answer. Q: Are there any girls I can play as? I hate having to always play as a male character. A: Yes, Lyn-Z and you can create your own girl character in the "Create" game mode. G. End That's it for my THP8 FAQ/Guide. Any questions/comments? Feel free to PM me, my name is zack_attack on cheathappens.com Special thanks go out to -n0rmanSmiley because he's my hero. -CroTech for inspiring me to write this. -Wikipedia.org and achieve360points.com for a lot of information used in this FAQ/Guide. My name on