The Sadness Of The New Tony Hawk Game

Oh, Tony. Your name was once synonymous with good games and even better soundtracks. Seeing your brand reduced to this, even after all the recent heartbreak, is just...sigh. » 5/01/14 11:00pm 5/01/14 11:00pm

Tony Hawk Explains the Back to the Future Hoverboard Prank

While you don't need Tony Hawk to realize that the HUVr Back to the Future hoverboards were fake, the legendary skateboarder still felt it needed some explanation. » 3/06/14 8:30am 3/06/14 8:30am

​The Next Tony Hawk Game Will Be on Mobile [UPDATE]

There have been reports of a new Tony Hawk game floating around the internet but the all-star skateboarder himself confirmed that it's on the way. And it sounds like it's being built primarily for mobile devices. » 2/27/14 12:00pm 2/27/14 12:00pm

It's Almost Like World of Tanks Is A Tony Hawk Game

There is no debate that Wargaming's online tank simulator World of Tanks is as realistic as it can be. It's relatively slow and tactical. But sometimes it gets a little too realistic and out of control, mostly when you land on other tanks. Tony Hawk and skaters would be proud of that huge 180. » 8/02/13 6:30pm 8/02/13 6:30pm

The Most Hilarious Skateboarding Glitches, Now In Motion

Video games that rely on a lot of physics-driven character animations tend to have some pretty funny glitches. Last week, we shared a selection of the most awesome classic sport game glitches, so it only made sense to do a follow-up, featuring skateboarding games. » 3/07/13 8:30pm 3/07/13 8:30pm

Failure in Tony Hawk HD Looks Better Than Ever

What do you remember most about the original Tony Hawk skateboarding games? The rush of putting together an epic thread of tricks? The exhilaration of notching ever-higher scores? Yeah, those were all great. You'll get those in the Tony Hawk HD remake that hits Xbox Live today. But the pain… the pain was always… » 7/18/12 12:00pm 7/18/12 12:00pm

It's Hot Out. Perhaps You Should Stay Inside for the Summer of Arcade,…

The Xbox Live Summer of Arcade promotion has become a bona fide hot weather event in gaming. For the fifth summer running, Microsoft will be releasing and promoting promising download-only titles via Xbox Live Arcade. This year, the Summer of Arcade starts on July 18 and runs until mid-August. What's on deck, when's… » 6/19/12 1:30pm 6/19/12 1:30pm

Full Tony Hawk HD Soundtrack Announced, Listen To The Whole Thing Here

It was the first question I and many others asked when we first heard about Tony Hawk HD: Okay, but what about the soundtrack? » 5/23/12 8:00pm 5/23/12 8:00pm

Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD Feels the Same But Different

While at GDC, I talked to skating legend Tony Hawk about the upcoming re-make of the releases that made him an icon to a generation of gamers. He thinks it's great but, of course, he would. Me? I found myself surprised at how much I missed the unique style of extreme sports offered by the Tony Hawk Pro Skater games. » 3/12/12 9:30am 3/12/12 9:30am

'We Can Bring Back the Best' of Tony Hawk, says, uh, Tony Hawk

We caught up with Tony Hawk, pro skater, to ask him about Tony Hawk's Pro Skater, the high-definition update of everyone's favorite levels from the first two Pro Skater games. Here the skateboarding legend tells us his favorite levels, and why they deserve a remake in the first place. » 3/08/12 7:01pm 3/08/12 7:01pm

Tony Hawk's HD "Probably" Won't Have the Original Soundtracks

The best thing about the first two Tony Hawk games, better than the games themselves, were their soundtracks. They were amazing. If you were hoping some of those standout tracks would be in the upcoming HD re-release, though, don't get your hopes up. » 12/14/11 6:20am 12/14/11 6:20am

Tony Hawk's New Game is Tony Hawk HD

Having teased such an announcement earlier in the week, at tonight's Spike VGAs skate legend Tony Hawk made it official: after a short hiatus in 2011, his series will be back in 2012 with Tony Hawk HD. » 12/10/11 7:58pm 12/10/11 7:58pm

Hope You're Ready for a New Tony Hawk Game

Activision's Tony Hawk franchise took its first ever year off in 2011 because it had been run into the ground. Too many games in too many years with not enough new ideas. With the Spike Video Game Awards coming up, it appears that one year off is all Activision felt it could afford. » 12/07/11 2:00am 12/07/11 2:00am

Tony Hawk Says There's A New Tony Hawk Game

After http://kotaku.com/5756340/tony-hawk-music-games-get-the-year-off-at-activision">taking 2011 off due to poor sales, it sounds like there will another Hawk game. "We're going to do something probably for next year but I can't give too much away," the skater said recently. [Pixelated Geek via GameSpot via VG247] » 4/12/11 6:00am 4/12/11 6:00am

Tony Hawk, Music Games Get The Year Off At Activision

There will be no skateboarding games, no music games coming from Tony Hawk and Guitar Hero publisher Activision in 2011. That means no DJ Hero 3 to play and no Tony Hawk games to stand on this year. And, oh yeah, no Guitar Hero games. » 2/09/11 5:10pm 2/09/11 5:10pm

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater Was A Long, Long Time Ago

Eric Hirshberg, CEO of Activision Publishing, travels back in time to the 1990's while defending the abysmal sales of the latest Tony Hawk game, Shred. [image: Getty] » 12/09/10 7:30am 12/09/10 7:30am

Skateboarding 'Has Run Its Course' As A Top Video Game Format

The heyday of skateboarding games is past, the head of EA, the company that makes Tony Hawk rival franchise Skate, told Kotaku in an interview this week. » 12/01/10 1:00pm 12/01/10 1:00pm

Activision Hasn't Bailed On Tony Hawk: Shred Yet

As much as Activision's Call of Duty: Black Ops is a success, the company's other recent franchise release, Tony Hawk: Shred, is not. But Activision isn't giving up on Shred, even in the face of pitiful sales. » 11/19/10 6:40pm 11/19/10 6:40pm

Can Video Of Tony Hawk Shred Make You A Fan?

You may be older than the target market for Activision and Robomodo's next Tony Hawk game, but perhaps video of Tony Hawk Shred will bring out the kid in you. » 8/13/10 8:00pm 8/13/10 8:00pm

The Next Tony Hawk Game Is For Kids

Recently in New York it was Gabe who showed me the next Tony Hawk video game, Tony Hawk Shred. Gabe did a great job, especially for someone who would be happy to be paid in toys. Gabe is seven. » 8/13/10 8:30am 8/13/10 8:30am