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Pro Skater HD first pitched years ago, could see new content as DLC

While old-school skating fans are no doubt itching to pick up Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD, it turns out that the idea of an HD remake is actually several years old. Hawk pitched the idea years ago, the skater recently told IGN, although Activision originally turned the project down because "it wasn't...

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Tony Hawk says Ride was 'a bit rushed,' still thinks critics didn't give his board a chance

Even after all this time, Tony Hawk's stance is firm regarding the poorly received Shred and Ride games. He thinks critics made up their mind before giving the games and associated peripheral an honest chance -- even in the case of Ride, which he admits "was a bit rushed" due to time spent...

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Watch Tony Hawk play Tony Hawk in Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD

In this video, skaters Chris Cole and Tony Hawk pull off some sweet tricks in real life and play some Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD. Not at the same time....

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Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD VGA 2011 teaser takes us back

Remember the first time you played Tony Hawk Pro Skater? Then the above trailer for its HD remake from the 2011 VGAs should seem familiar. We can't wait to score a million-point run for the first time all over again....

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'Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD' to blend parts of first two Hawk titles in early 2012 on 'digital platforms'

We cornered skateboarding figurehead Tony Hawk on the red carpet at this year's Spike Video Game Awards to get the skinny on that big announcement he has planned for the show -- as it turns out, the announcement is ... a Tony Hawk game! "Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD" will apparently take "select" levels...

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Tony Hawk hints at VGA reveal of another game (probably with his name on it)

The Tony Hawk video game franchise hasn't wiped out completely -- it's just had a few years of practice sans padding or helmet. "I'll be announcing the upcoming release of something new on Sat; the same day as the Spike Video Game Awards," Pro skateboarder Tony Hawk wrote on Twitter....

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Activision head Bobby Kotick positive but unsure on Vita; sees Wii U as 'really necessary' for Nintendo

When Bobby Kotick's not busy making appearances in major motion pictures alongside Brad Pitt, he heads up Call of Duty publisher Activision. And as head of one of the largest (if not the largest) third-party game publisher, what he says about the future of various consoles can have some major...

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Tony Hawk: New game coming next year

We fear that there may be no end in sight for Tony Hawk's long-troubled skateboarding series. Though Activision CEOs announced that 2011 would be the first year without a Tony Hawk game since the dawn of time, Hawk himself told PixelatedGeek in an impromptu interview that "We're actually right in...

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Activision: 'No new music or skateboarding games' this year

The grim fates of True Crime and whatever installment of the Guitar Hero series that was in development are known -- but what about Activision's other perennial franchises? A few (equally grim) details surfaced during Activision's investor's call today, during which COO Thomas Tippl explained, "We...

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Al Roker: Shred

During a visit to the Today Show, Tony Hawk advised risk-taking dream-seekers to "stay true to what you love doing, because you'll make it -- and it'll be great." Behind him, wobbling atop the Shred board, Al Roker realized that he had in fact veered dangerously off course from his chosen path....

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