Pro Tip of the Day - skate or die en Pro tip: Using a turbo controller in a button-masher <p>One of the kinds of games that have kind of fallen out of favor in recent years is the button-mashing competitive sports game.</p> <p>And no, that's not a bad thing.</p> <p>But if you're playing one, like the original Skate or Die and its High Jump mode</p> <div align="center"><img src="" /></div> <p>You and (optionally) your friends will take turns hitting the buttons as fast as you can, getting cramped arms, and getting lame scores</p> <div align="center"><img src="" /></div> <p>But plug in a turbo controller, though, and you can sail to superhuman heights. Just make sure that you pass the controller around so that everybody gets the same high scores.</p> <div align="center"><img src="" /></div> <p>Then you can move on to the events that take actual skill, and save yourself from getting cramped forearms. </p> hardware NES pro tip skate or die technique Fri, 14 May 2010 12:00:00 +0000 Will 434 at Pro tip: more extra bonus points <p>In the NES Skate of Die! game one of the events is the Jam,</p> <div align="center"><img src="" /></div> <p>where you have to race a computer-controlled opponent down a back alley. </p> <p>You get points for smashing bottles, doing tricks, and beating up your opponent, just like in real life</p> <div align="center"><img src="" /></div> <p>And you'll notice that toward the end of the track there's a police cruiser. Turns out that it's not there for decoration. if you can manage to jump on the hood</p> <div align="center"><img src="" /></div> <p>Sirens blare, lights flash, and you get some extra points!</p> <p>Which might be enough to put you over the top in a close game.</p> NES pro tip skate or die technique Mon, 27 Jul 2009 12:37:56 +0000 Will 225 at