Oh, the places you’ll grind
The launch trailer for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 is a trip down memory lane. And it makes it all the more unbearable that I can’t personally take that stroll yet.
Two weeks before Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 actually launches, Activision has released the game’s launch trailer. For those of you who were brought up on these games, it’s a sizzle reel flyby of some of the most memorable levels in the series’ history. San Francisco (“Streets)! Minneapolis (“Downtown”)! The Hoover Dam (“Downhill Jam”)! The first Tony Hawk avoided proper named locations like they’d need to be licensed.
Then the camera finally slows down for a second to show Roswell’s anguished alien. Hint for all your first-timers: You’ll need to find the “ET Grind.”
I am going to play the ever-living hell out of this game. My first 100-percented career? You know that goes to my boy Rune.