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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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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...

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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...

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Joystiq first look: Tony Hawk's Proving Ground

We don't know if Neversoft will be changing the name every year, but you could just have easily called this Tony Hawk 9, or Tony Hawk's Project 9, or Tony Hawk's Next Skateboarding Game (The What, Already? Edition). So, first things first. Yes, it's another Tony Hawk skating game. Yes, Neversoft...

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Rockin' out to Skate's soundtrack

Yesterday, EA released the song list for their possible Tony Hawk killer Skate. Featured on the game's soundtrack are bands like Cheap Trick, The White Stripes, ZZ Top, and David Bowie giving Skate that edgy rock mix of skating fun. Complete list of songs that'll be available on the Skate...

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Tony Hawk's Proving Ground unveiled, apathy ensues

Tony Hawk ... the franchise that just won't lie down and take a nap. Every month or so we get a new trick from this franchise and, frankly, we're tired of it. When the announcement rolled in about the new Tony Hawk's Proving Ground we smirked and thought to ourselves: "yes, this is a proving ground...

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Prove yourself in new Tony Hawk title

Has your appetite for new-gen skateboarding games not been whetted by clips from Electronic Arts' Skate? Activision has just sent out a press release unveiling the latest Tony Hawk game, entitled Proving Ground. New features with full-featured editing tools and visual effects for creating "epic...

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Time to prove yourself, new Tony Hawk details

Being the magazine salesman they are, GamePro announced what's in their latest issue and spilled some new details on the next Tony Hawk installment. Among the new information revealed is the official title Tony Hawk Proving Ground and that the game will include a Nail-the-Trick mode, inclusion of...

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Joystiq on Skate: watch your back Tony

Joystiq recently got a significant amount of hands-on time with the upcoming Electronic Arts title Skate. As we have mentioned myriad times before, the question on everyone's mind is whether or not Skate is better than Tony Hawk. According to Joystiq, the answer is an emphatic "Yes." Skate ditches...

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Skate slaps Tony Hawk, demands satisfaction

When you talk about EA's upcoming Skate, it's inevitable that you will compare it to Tony Hawk. There's just no way around it. EA knows this (they have to, they're EA). We've asked the Tony Hawk question repeatedly when discussing Skate. Is there any it can topple the Hawk? With their latest...

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