When the first video we see of a game on launch day is a two minute montage of glitches captured within the first hour of gameplay, something’s not right.
The first gameplay trailer for Tony Hawk Pro Skater 5 has arrived, and it’s a good thing fun and pretty aren’t mutually exclusive.
In 1999, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater showed millions of people the world over that their fingers could talk.
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.
Tony Hawk: Ride developers Robomodo are kicking off a Kickstarter this week to help fund an Xbox Live Kinect game, a first they believe.
Perhaps you've seen the stack of Tony Hawk: Shred skateboard bundles sitting at your local video game store. You might want to get used to them, because the game's first week sales number are very, very low.
A mere two weeks before the release of its second game, Tony Hawk: Shred developer Robomodo is hit by layoffs, with sources reporting 30 to 60 jobs being cut due to the loss of the Tony Hawk franchise.
First footage of Shred in action certainly makes it look like a capable entry in the series. The biggest question mark is how well that skateboard peripheral will work when the game ships later this year.
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.
Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk may have just officially sent the Activision PR team into a 720-degree tizzy, tweeting about Tony Hawk: Shred, quite possibly the more shred-tastic follow-up to the skateboard-as-controller experiment Tony Hawk: Ride.
Activision and Robomodo's peripheral-based reboot of the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater franchise had what may be considered a disappointing first month on the market, selling 114,000 units in the U.S. in November, according to the NPD Group.
It's a bit late for a Frankenreview of Tony Hawk Ride, but it's interesting to see a ratings chart that starts so low and ends so high.
The latest edition of the venerable Tony Hawk skateboarding video game franchise slides across your carpet on a plastic skateboard in Tony Hawk: Ride.
We're still waiting on our own copy of Tony Hawk Ride for a Kotaku review, but the Giant Bomb crew bravely ventured out of doors to secure a copy, offering their trademark Quick Look at Activision's new peripheral-based skateboarding game.