NDS Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam in-game voice chat confirmed

Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam is now confirmed to be the first to offer voice chat during gameplay.

Dissapointed with Metroid Prime Hunter's lack of in-game voice chat? Well now you can talk with your friends during gameplay with Vicarious Vision's latest TH outing Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam. Every Sk8land community member recieved a special e-mail (myself included) which enclosed details about THDJ:

This year's breakthrough handheld game is Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam for Nintendo DS! Enter the high speed competition with Tony Hawk, racing and tricking down epic slopes like Kilimanjaro and Hoover Dam!

SK8Land Community Members, we have some surprises for you! * 50 graffiti and skate decks drawn by SK8Land's best community artists have been included in every copy of Downhill Jam for Nintendo DS! * Community Moderator AgoraKenny worked with Vicarious Visions as a Designer on Downhill Jam DS

SK8Land Artists: * Create custom shirts and pants as well as graffiti and skate decks for your skater * Fully customizable RGB color scale - use any colors you want! * Zoom in for pixel perfect precision * Upload your art and share it on the Downhill Jam Community Site

SK8Land Skaters: * 4 player Head to Head over Nintendo Wi-Fi * Live voice chat with friends during gameplay * Global score rankings * Replays * Sk8 Crews * 100 Downloadable Goals

Stay tuned for two more e-mail updates. Next week, we're going to release exclusive news about Downhill Jam DS to you, the SK8Land Community!

Experience the extreme speed of Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam DS on October 24th!

In the e-mail, it disclosed information that THDJ supports in-game voice chat. Stay tuned for more information on Downhill Jam.

Posted on 02-10-2006 by alihaq717


  • YAAHOOOOOOOOO! Too bad, I am not getting it. Hope this trend continues.

    aaronbro123, 30-11--0001 at 00:00
  • Not bad, not bad.

    Olpus Bonzo, 30-11--0001 at 00:00
  • Just like what The Decline of Video Game series mentioned, this is just the exact same game as before with some re-labeling.

    LeSomeGuy, 30-11--0001 at 00:00
  • @lesomeguy relabeling it may be, but it's done very well here. This game is sounding attractive to me. But I most likely won't get it.

    yakutatazu, 30-11--0001 at 00:00
  • wait....but do we need friend codes in order to be able to use the voice chat thing or not?

    fg-54, 30-11--0001 at 00:00
  • Of course you will need friend codes. My bets are that chatting won't be allowed when NOT playing with friends (just like the chat system in Clubhouse Games is hobbled if you're playing against strangers vs friends). Works fine for me. Strangers annoy me during voice-enabled games online. Friends? That's a different story. Commencin' to smack talkin'.

    Darkuni (DSR), 30-11--0001 at 00:00

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