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3:00 AM on 07.12.2012

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD is making its way to PC

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD may be making its debut next week during Microsoft's Summer of Arcade, but there's good news for those of you looking to nostalgically grind on your PCs. Activision has confirmed that the HD collec...

Liam Fisher



Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD feels like classic Tony Hawk photo
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD feels like classic Tony Hawk
by Steven Hansen

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 were the bomb. Hard to believe the former only came out in 1999. Unfortunately, the series quickly spiraled away from being the bomb and, in more recent years, toward being a laughing stock that Activision has been so sure people are going to eventually buy en masse after realizing the error of their ways.

Fortunately for us, Activision seems to have realized that this strategy is not working (also not working: making bad games and expecting them to sell well, especially against Skate). Accordingly, we’re getting Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD in about a week's time as a $15 downloadable amalgam of the first two games in the franchise.

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2:45 PM on 06.10.2012

E3: Watch me embarrass myself at Tony Hawk HD

You want to see something really depressing and sad? Here's a video we shot on the E3 show floor where I played Tony Hawk HD at the Summer of Arcade portion of Microsoft's booth. Okay, that word, "played," is beyond gen...

Conrad Zimmerman

6:00 PM on 05.16.2012

First Tony Hawk HD DLC will be Pro Skater 3 stages

I'm pretty pumped for the upcoming release of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD. Today, Activision has given me even more to look forward to by confirming that the first round of downloadable content for the game will include stages ...

Conrad Zimmerman

4:00 PM on 03.09.2012

GDC: Tony Hawk talks Tony Hawk HD

Legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk was hanging out in San Francisco this week for the Game Developers Conference showing off Tony Hawk HD. Our tall freak of nature Max Scoville got a chance to talk with the man hims...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Preview: 5 things to know about Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD photo
Preview: 5 things to know about Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD
by Wesley Ruscher

The original Tony Hawk's Pro Skater holds a special place in my gaming heart, as it does in Conrad's. I was fresh out of high school without a lot of money, and the addictive nature of trying to complete the perfect run eliminated the need for any other game. It was the perfect fix for when I was happy, sad, or just plain bored, and it only got better with the second installment -- especially the Dreamcast version.

Unfortunately, the freshness that made the series so iconic began to wear thin with yearly updates that saw little innovation. There hasn't been much to like for fans of the early games, but I received a sneak peek at a very early build of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD, and it may be safe to say that the Birdman is finally back.

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7:00 PM on 01.19.2012

New batch of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD screens

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater recalls a very specific time in my life, a period of freedom and uncertainty as I was just entering the world. I was in my first apartment in a crappy part of town, working a full-time job, a part-...

Conrad Zimmerman

8:18 PM on 12.12.2011

The DTOID Show: Watch us recap the VGAs!

Happy Monday, Destructoid! In the event that you were too busy huffing ether to pay attention to the Spike TV VGA's this weekend, Max and I have managed to condense the only important parts (i.e., the trailers) into a simple...

Tara Long

3:30 PM on 12.12.2011

Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD new details, $15 price

Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD was revealed at this weekend's Spike VGA show. Tony Hawk himself said that this game combines the best parts of the first two THPS titles and bumps them up to HD. Today, Activision sends along more de...

Dale North

7:02 PM on 12.10.2011

Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD takes from first two games

That's so funny. Just the other day I was saying that Tony Hawk was best with the first two titles. The teased Tony Hawk game was revealed in a red carpet segment during the Spike VGA preshow. It is called Tony Hawk Pro Skat...

Dale North

10:45 AM on 12.07.2011

Tony Hawk's new game announced at Spike VGAs?

I'm betting a new Tony Hawk game will be announced at Saturday's Spike Video Game Awards show. The skateboarder dropped a hint on his Twitter feed: I'll be announcing the upcoming release of something new on Sat; the same da...

Dale North

10:30 PM on 10.26.2011

Tony Hawk Freerunning for people without skateboards

Imagine a world where people had to get around using only their feet, a world where conventional modes of transportation like skateboards didn't exist. This Tony Hawk Freerunning video gives us a glimpse into what that dark ...

Fraser Brown

9:00 AM on 04.12.2011

A new Tony Hawk game to hit next year?

Nelson Abalos over at Pixelated Geek had a chance to interview Tony Hawk, at LEGOLAND of all places, and the skateboard legend mentioned that he's working on a new game "probably for next year." News that will be received by ...

Maurice Tan

12:20 PM on 12.08.2010

Activision: Tony Hawk still relevant, like Michael Jordan

Despite the fact that Tony Hawk Shred had an absolutely pitiful sales performance, evil publisher Activision is still standing behind the increasingly obsolete skater. He is a skater, right? It's so easy to forget. Who are we...

Jim Sterling

4:30 PM on 12.03.2010

EA CEO: Skateboarding game rage has 'run its course'

Tony Hawk and Shaun White frown as Electronic Arts' John Riccitiello talks. The CEO has told Kotaku that he feels the skateboarding game phenomenon may have "run its course as the representative example" in the broader "actio...

Nick Chester

9:20 AM on 11.17.2010

Tony Hawk: Shred sells a dismal 3,000 copies at launch

Proof that even Activision can milk a franchise too much has come with news that Tony Hawk: Shred sold an utterly pathetic 3,000 copies during its first week in the United States. Earnings itself the dubious honor of October'...

Jim Sterling