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Tony Hawk names next game

In a move that he obviously knew would send Activision’s PR team into somewhat of a frenzy, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk last night revealed via Twitter the name of the next game to star his likeness – Tony Hawk Shred. Tony Hawk: Shred. There, I said it. Actually, I named …

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Tony Hawk: Ride sequel hinted

Despite the luke-warm reception that has so far greeted Tony Hawk: Ride’s arrival on the market, it seems that work is already underway on the sequel. Tony hawk himself said yesterday on Twitter: [I] just met with @robomodo about our next project and it’s already much better than I expected. …

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Tony Hawk defends Ride

Globally recognised pro skateboarder Tony Hawk has spoken in defence of Activision’s Tony Hawk: Ride, accusing many critics of failing to give the game the credit he feels it deserves. Most snarky critics had their minds set before ever seeing/playing the game,” Hawk said on his Twitter profile. I’m proud …

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Robomodo signed for Tony Hawk Ride 2?

Chicago-based studio Robomodo has likely secured a development deal with Activision to create the next game in the Tony Hawk franchise. Not long before Robomodo sees the release of its debut project, Tony Hawk Ride, the developer has fifteen new job vacancies posted on recruitment site CreativeHeads. Each of the …

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Ride to reinvigorate Tony Hawk

Activision believes a mix of motion-senstive controls and family-orientated marketing will bring new life to Tony Hawk. Sales of recent entries in the series haven’t matched up to earlier titles – but the publisher is dedicated to return the IP to its former glories with Tony Hawk: Ride and its …

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Super Street Fighter IV announced

As was rumoured yesterday, Capcom overnight announced a major update to last year’s celebrated fighter in the shape of new standalone title Super Street Fighter IV. The game will include eight new characters including fan-favourite T-Hawk and new arrival Juri. The remainder of the additions are expected to mix both …

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Early start for Microsoft conference

Microsoft’s E3-opening press conference has been bought forward by five tiny minutes tonight – and all the clues suggest that a Tony Hawk related announcement is the reason. A recent tweet form extreme sports dude Tony Hawk himself yesterday read: Just practiced my part for Microsoft’s E3 keynote tomorrow (introducing …

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Microsoft bids to make new Tony Hawk 360 exclusive

**UPDATED: MCV understands that whilst an exclusivity deal with Microsoft is currently in the works, the contract has not yet been finalised. An Activision spokesperson told MCV to refer to its original THR statement, which named 360, PS3 and Wii as the supported formats.** The UK arm of publisher Activision …

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Tony Hawk Ride is massive step forward for industry

Publisher Activision Blizzard has for the first time spoken publically following its unveiling of the long-anticipated reinvention of its massive extreme sports franchise – Tony Hawk Ride. The game ditches the series’ trademark button-combinations in favour of using a plastic skateboard peripheral that can sense movement. Tony Hawk Ride is …

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Tony Hawk reinvention revealed

We all knew it was coming, but Activision Blizzard’s reinvention of the hugely successful Tony Hawk franchise has finally been revealed – and it’s called Tony Hawk Ride. As expected, the game will use a brand new skateboard peripheral that can sense tilt and yaw. It also boasts a number …

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