The lights are on
Tony Hawk pulled a cute little trick the other day, tweeting that he had an announcement to make today, which is not-so-coincidentally when the VGA awards are being handed out. Well, now we know a bit more about what exactly he was getting at.
To our relief, it's an HD remix of the first few Tony Hawk games, called Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD. The fine folks at Joystiq spoke to the skateboarding legend on the red carpet this evening, and Mr. Hawk provided a few fresh details. Think of it as a greatest hits package, with some of the more memorable levels from the first two games, including the school and downhill levels. It's planned to be released digitally sometime in the first half of 2012.
Thankfully it doesn't seem to have anything to do with the ill-fated board peripherals. The fact that it's sticking to the series' roots is just about the best possible news. As it turns out, those games were kind of incredible. Now we just need to be sure that Primus, The Dead Kennedys, and Goldfinger are all on board for the soundtrack. Memories...
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Awesome, the first one was one of the first games I ever played.
Oh my gosh I'm going to play the hell of this.
Tony Hawk: Underground = awesomeness on the ps2
Tony Hawk: Underground = awesomeness on the ps2, not that it matters.
good to see that jeff cork has a great taste in music.
Don't forget Flogging Molly!
i want it to have the whole tony hawk under ground control feel, plus the new stick controls with the focus and everything
Cool it will be fun to see what they add to this remake :)
Not paying 60 dollars for it if thats what your asking tony hawk...
I always remember the level design being kinda crappy on the first one.
The 2nd one had better levels, better controls and everything over the 1st.
I saw the trailer and my jaw hit the floor, I miss Hanger and School and all the rest. Halo really brought something new to the table with Anniversary and it looks like everyone else is getting the hint on how to do things...and THPS HD looks like it will be amongst the best.
This is good news indeed! Looks like I shall be checking into this shortly.
This will be great! I haven't played a Tony Hawk game since Project 8 (I didn't like it, besides the using your corpse to run down the bowling pins).
Now they need to do this with the Underground games too =P
i would like a thug thug2 and thaw hd collection. pretty hardcore want that
THPS2 was the best of all TH games.
Wait.....Tony Hawk announced a Tony Hawk game?.......this is so unexpected.
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