I have to say, what enthusiasm I did have for Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 5 does seem to be dwindling. The footage we have seen so far does not look convincing, but at the same time, maybe it is all in the mechanics. I will reserve judgement until I actually get to play it.
You can see the developer, Tony Hawk and a few other pro skaters talking about the game's creation in this behind the scenes trailer. It also features a cringe inducing moment where a pro skater calls the game a 'vitual oasis'. Blurgh.
Take a look here: