After the resounding success of the first game; Neversoft quickly began working on a sequel improving on all the elements that made the first game such a radical hit. All 10 hardcore skaters from the original return and are joined by Steve Caballero; Eric Koston; and Rodney Mullen. If this stable of aggro skatepunks seems inadequate; you can customize your own dope thrashers using the new skater creation mode. Grab some air and try your hand at a myriad of new tricks; including grinds; inverts; and lip and ollie tricks. Shred the globe-spanning real-life locales included in the game; or design your own dreamy skate park using the innovative park-building interface. You select where to place ramps; obstacles and pipes in custom parks that can be saved to a memory card and shared with your friends.