London, UK - 13th August, 2009– World renowned skateboarding star Tony Hawk will be making a guest appearance at gamescom, Cologne, on Friday 21st August, to showcase the innovative skateboard-controller for Activision’s upcoming release of Tony Hawk®: RIDE™.
Tony Hawk will be giving a live demonstration of the game on the Activision consumer showfloor in Hall 6 / B-11 from 2PM CEST, followed by a meet and greet session. Tony Hawk will also be tackling an imposing vert ramp with his jaw-dropping skating skills from 4PM CEST at the gamescom sports zone located in hall 7.
Tony Hawk: RIDE redefines the sports genre by offering a dynamic hands-free gaming experience. Using full motion sensing technology, players physically control the action by performing various movements and gestures on the board that directly translate into amazing tricks in the game in a variety of settings and half pipes. The new wireless skateboard controller provides an accessible and social gaming experience that allows players to feel what it's really like to skate.
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