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7:15 PM on 02.27.2014

Tony Hawk, Pokémon, Razor Scooter & Rise of Mana

Good evening, teens! Here’s today’s DTOID News update, which I’m turning into a weekly show so we can make more interesting things happen. Do you have Playstation Plus? Because depending on where you live, y...

Max Scoville


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3:00 PM on 02.27.2014

Oh: That new Tony Hawk game is only on mobile

Tony Hawk appeared on Bloomberg TV to talk about his new skateboarding game. Surprise: It's just for mobile! The new title is expected to release this year, and will be the first time a Tony Hawk specific game has appeared on...

Hamza CTZ Aziz

9:30 PM on 02.20.2014

Activision confirms it's working on a new Tony Hawk title

Apart from the 2012 HD remake, it's been a while since we've seen a new Tony Hawk's Pro Skater game. You'd have to go back to 2010's poorly received Shred to find a fresh title in the series. That appears set t...

Brett Makedonski

5:00 PM on 06.02.2013

New Arcane Kids game is a first person maximalist skater

You might know the development team Arcane Kids from their Jet Grind Radio-esque indie title Zineth. If you don't, I recommend you go get acquainted with the game, as it is superb. At any rate, their next title, Perfect Stri...

Patrick Hancock



My ultimate gaming tradition of Old School Day photo
My ultimate gaming tradition of Old School Day
by Taylor Stein

Gamers are a diverse breed. From PC aficionados and console fanatics, to retro devotees and casual admirers, there is no one-size-fits-all model of videogame hobbyist. Though we possess many differences, like game preferences, level of devotion, and platform of choice, we can all unite under a common flag of shared interest. There is one event, however, that my family celebrates. A monthly tradition that I believe just about every gaming fan can appreciate. I call it Old School Day.

Old School, Retro, or Classic Day as the name suggests, is a celebration of your personal gaming past. This holiday of sorts should not be compared to the feeling on Christmas morning or the anticipation of New Years Eve, Old School Day is simply in a league of its own. Whether you have been hooked on virtual adventures since childhood, or if you're a current-gen convert, the first experiences that characterize an activity like gaming are special and worthy of remembrance.

Exactly how the gaming festivity is commemorated is completely up to you. There is one stipulation, however, simply that a hectic work week, argument with the misses, and any other stressor of life takes a back seat for a few hours in pursuit of videogame nostalgia.

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11:30 AM on 01.31.2013

New speedrun bests Tony Hawk 3 in under four minutes

I thought I was a Tony Hawk pro after beating every game in the series last year, but I got nothin' on this guy, who beats Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 in three minutes and 55 seconds! The way he does it is by completing multipl...

Chris Carter

6:00 PM on 12.07.2012

Impressions: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD DLC

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 an...

Chris Carter

2:30 PM on 11.27.2012

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD title update allows reverts

Well, folks, I'm continuing on my journey to be one of the only people in the gaming industry to cover Tony Hawk HD -- I hope you're enjoying the ride! In recent news, it seems as if Robomodo has patched the 360 version of th...

Chris Carter

4:30 PM on 11.02.2012

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD DLC delayed until December

I feel like I'm the only person in the entire game blogosphere that cares about the upcoming Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD DLC. There hasn't really been any coverage so far on it, and after literally months of pestering Robomodo ...

Chris Carter



Tony Hawk HD now available on PlayStation Network photo
Tony Hawk HD now available on PlayStation Network
by Conrad Zimmerman

The Xbox 360 version of Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD released roughly two months ago as part of the Summer of Arcade promotion and everybody else who wanted a crack at it on another platform has been waiting since. Today, that wait ends for some, as the graphically overhauled skateboard game arrives on PlayStation Network today.

This would be my platform of choice to play Tony Hawk on. There are very few instances where I would select the Dual Shock controller over that of the Xbox 360, but between the more accurate directional-pad and the position of that d-pad, I much prefer it in this instance. Which, of course, means I'll likely be picking this up (again).

And don't lose heart, PC users. A PC version is expected to release next month. Spiffy!

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9:00 AM on 08.27.2012

Have some extra Tony Hawk HD DLC videos

You'd think that after my Tony Hawk Quest that I'd be sick of The Birdman and his games by now. Nope! I'm still waiting on the release of Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD's DLC, which is reportedly a few weeks away from rel...

Chris Carter





4:00 PM on 08.20.2012

100% Series Retrospective: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater

[Read on for a description of every main series Tony Hawk game ever released in the US, and my completion of them all in 2012.] So far, I've had two "Carter's Quests," so I figured I would explain myself a bit in regards to m...

Chris Carter

11:00 AM on 07.31.2012

Robomodo says that Tony Hawk HD 2 is a possibility

If you've ever seen Indie Game: The Movie, you'll have some idea of how it feels to fully develop a game, release it, then pray that it sells. It looks like Robomodo's prayers were answered to the tune of 120,...

Chris Carter

5:00 AM on 07.28.2012

Tony Hawk HD hits the over 100k mark in its first week

Only in its first week of sales up to this point, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD has already sold a total of 120,000 downloads. Apparently, its day-to-day sales have also managed to stay consistent since last Wednesday. It's worth...

Brett Zeidler

3:30 PM on 07.20.2012

Friday Night Fights: Tony Hawk can't catch a break

Tuesday marked the release of the first Tony Hawk game since the critically panned Shred. (Shred itself being the followup to the equally panned Ride.) While I've never been a huge fan of the skateboarding genre myself, I do ...

Mr Andy Dixon

10:00 PM on 07.18.2012

The DTOID Show: Tony Hawk, Sleeping Dogs & Metro's Spider

The big news today is the newly announced voice cast for Sleeping Dogs, which includes Lucy Liu, Tim Wilkinson, Robin Shou, and oddly enough, Emma Stone. A video walkthrough of the E3 demo of Metro: Last Light is now online,...

Max Scoville