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Guitar Hero, Tony Hawk getting in-game ad treatment

Anyone who's spent even a little time rocking out to Guitar Hero III has likely noticed the game's heavy-handed approach to product placement, with stages littered with cans of Red Bull and billboards hocking everything from Axe Body Spray to Pontiac. The whole thing feels oppressive and graceless...

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Tony Hawk talks Wii Fit board as a controller

Tony Hawk knows a trick or two on them there wheelie boards. That's probably why he got a whole line of games bearing his name. And, following the release of his latest title, Tony conducted an interview with Eurogamer to discuss the new game and, more interesting to us Wii-loving folk, the new Wii ...

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WRUP: Busting phat grinds edition

How good does it feel to have a traditional Tony Hawk game finally release on the Wii? It feels good to us, or, rather, it will feel good when we give the game a rental this weekend. We're fairly certain that should the title lack any kind of engaging controls that maximize the use of the Wiimote ...

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Fanpoll: skate vs. Proving Ground

It's been a long time since we took a Fanpoll around here, and it's high time we start doing it again. What better way to start than to pit the video game skateboarding champ versus its newest rival? With the release of skate, many skateboarding fans have found themselves grinding right past Tony H...

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Wii releases for the week of October 15th

This week, plenty of games are waiting for eager new players to pick them up and save them from the boring life of sitting on some store's shelf. The most notable title for us is the latest entry in the Tony Hawk franchise, Proving Ground. It's a return to the roots of the franchise and nothing li...

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Complete roster of skaters for Proving Ground

Being fans of the Tony Hawk franchise of games, we're anxious to get our hands on the newest title Proving Ground. 1UP was so kind as to publish a complete roster of skaters in Proving Ground, allowing us all to glimpse who we'll be busting 360 kickflips in the future. The roster looks a lot like ...

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Activision confirms Tony Hawk demo around Thanksgiving

If you can't read French, let us do the dirty work for you. According to PlayFrance, Activision has announced that the newest Tony Hawk game, Tony Hawk's Proving Ground, will get a downloadable demo onto the PlayStation Store a little before Thanksgiving. If you've got a US account but aren't quite ...

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Today's which-one-is-evil comparison: Skate versus Tony Hawk

We've played Skate, and we've seen Tony Hawk's Proving Ground. Today's video picks compare the latest trailers for both games. Admittedly, we think the two titles can coexist, at least for this year. Skate is a completely different control experience, while Tony Hawk is the latest in a solid franchi...

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Video: Proving Ground is all about choices

"Life is about choices. They define who you are. Each path, every turn. It's your decision. That's what it's all about." Believe it? Well, that's what the main theme in the debut trailer for Tony Hawk's Proving Ground is all about, choices. You'll be able to create a skater that reflects the k...

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Forget Downhill Jam, Wii gets proper Tony Hawk game

That's right, Wii owners will now get to waggle and wiggle in a genuine Tony Hawk game come this Fall. Announced for all platforms known to man, GamePro has all the deets in their next issue, but we do know a few things. For one, it's called Tony Hawk Proving Ground and will allow players to create...

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