Tony Hawk Pro Skater is a top of the line game, top of the line game, because of its control, gameplay, music and overall fun. There are a dozen popular skaters to chose from, each with their own tricks and talents. Each skater has about ten original, official and detailed skateboard, which you may customize the look of. The point of the game is you can either practice to learn the tricks, or you can take on seven skateboard courses, three skate parks. Every course is extremely detailed, and has five challenges for you to accomplish. You will have to go back through some courses to get all of the challenges, so you will not breeze through the game in a day. The down side is that there is no customizable skate park or skate boarder. You can begin this game and have fun and you can be a master at this game and still have fun. If you are concerned with the message there are no helmets or pads in this game.