The lights are on
The VGAs are this weekend, but per usual, some information about one of its "secret" titles has fallen off the truck early (you'll still have to tune in if you want to see this kind of stuff). Unsatisfied with letting things fall naturally, Tony Hawk is kicking off a reveal himself. His recent tweet basically confirms that a new game in his skateboarding series in the works.
"I'll be announcing the upcoming release of something new on Sat; the same day as the Spike Video Game Awards. Coincidence? I think not," he tweeted last night on his official account.
That's all the info he was willing to share, but it could be great news. Here's hoping it's a return to old-school Tony Hawk. The world could definitely use some of that right now.
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If this is anything like THPS1-3, it's an instant buy. I liked Underground, and Underground 2, but then the whole open world tony hawk thing just kinda got old. Those games just couldn't compare to being a kid playing THPS2 and being spiderman, then doing that trick "does whatever a spider can".
I'd actually be down for a new Tony Hawk game, as long as it goes back to it's roots. Don't get me wrong, I love Skate, but I miss the over-the-top skate moves of the Tony Hawk titles of yore.
american wasteland 2? probably not. but i can always dream...but that dream isnt good enough! me want thaw 2 neversoft and activision!
oooh it's been too long since a Tony Hawks game was released :)
If they go back to the roots & kept it fun with no motion controls I'll bite.
the only skateboard game worth playing *cough* skate series
awesome I am totaly geting this game radical dude!
thug3 would make the world very happy.
The only one I played was Underground. It was pretty good.
They need to stop making these. The last good one was Underground 2. MAYBE Project 8.
Oh boy I hope it's Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD.
The originals were the best ever. I'd still rather bust out the old PS game than pop in Skate and that's saying something.
Please either go back to the enjoyable goofiness of the Pro Skater series or just let this franchise die.
If it's not a game that's exactly like THPS 2, then I'll go back to ignoring the fact that Tony Hawk games are still being made.
we do need some old school now and then dont we.
This could be either awesome or awful.
A Pro Skater/Underground HD revival with tons of new levels mixed with remakes of classic levels - AWESOME
A cheap-priced title with a bare minimum of skaters and levels with everything else being a DLC purchase, complete with a COD Elite-esque premium membership to get discounts and 15% extra points - NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Hopefully it'll be great like Proskater 1 - American Wasteland. Past american wasteland was really lame IMO.