Grind Session

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Grind Session
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Developer(s)Shaba Games
Publisher(s)Sony Computer Entertainment
Platform(s)PlayStation
Release
  • NA: April 29, 2000
  • EU: August 25, 2000
Genre(s)Sports
Mode(s)Single-player, multiplayer

Grind Session is a skateboarding video game developed by Shaba Games and published by Sony Computer Entertainment exclusively for PlayStation.[1] Grind Session was released in 2000.

Skaters[edit]

Grind Session features six professional skaters and nine hidden characters.[2] The player also has the ability to choose between four custom skaters, and edit their tricks and names.

Default Skaters[edit]

Secret Skaters[edit]

Levels[edit]

Grind Session features many real-life skate spots from around the world, these include:

  • Training Level
  • Da Banks (NYC)
  • S.F. Mission
  • Burnside
  • Slam City Jam
  • Atlanta
  • PlayStation Park London
  • Detroit
  • Huntington
  • Dream House (secret level)
  • Convoy Level (secret level)

Dream House[edit]

The Dream House, mentioned in the manual as a "skating nirvana", is a huge skate palace composed of two wings, each containing its own distinct rooms.

East Wing[edit]

  • Bathhouse
  • Aqua Lounge
  • The Fountain
  • The Music Hall

West Wing[edit]

  • The Armory
  • Dream Bowl
  • The Drop Room
  • The Ramp

Each room has a coin to collect, and collecting them all will unlock Master AO.

Reception[edit]

Daniel Erickson reviewed the PlayStation version of the game for Next Generation, rating it two stars out of five, and stated that "If you've already played out Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, go pick up Street Sk8er 2. At least that plays differently."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gerstmann, Jeff (2000-05-26). "Grind Session Review". GameSpot. Retrieved 2018-07-08.
  2. ^ "Grind Session :: PlayStation Game Review". Kidzworld. Retrieved 2009-04-13.
  3. ^ Erickson, Daniel (November 2000). "Finals". Next Generation. Vol. 3 no. 11. Imagine Media. p. 135.