The Tony Hawk series has had a bumpy ride lately. Although I noted my small affinity towards Shred in my Quest to beat every Tony Hawk game ever this year, it was too little too late: Activision had lost most of its market and former fans had become jaded.
Tony Hawk HD was an attempt to rekindle the love for said franchise, and I'd say they only partially succeeded. Although "HD" does recapture a lot of what made the series great in the first place, a lot of people outright didn't like the lack of levels, the glitches, and how different the physics system was: all valid complaints.
But where Activision nearly lost everyone entirely was the way they handled the first, and only announced DLC pack. First, it was supposed to offer reverts only in the three scant levels the pack offered.
Then it was delayed for months on end, with little to no feedback on when it would actually be released. Then reverts were suddenly patched into every level in the game, and now, we're ready to see what Robomodo has been working on all this time.... read more