Items tagged with Tony Hawk

Retired pro skater Tony Hawk hinted earlier this week that there would be a new skateboarding game based on his brand, and when pressed for information, publisher Activision confirmed to media outlets that it has "something in the works," followed by a promise to offer up more information soon. Activision wasn't ready to drop the bombshell that Hawk just did during a video interview -- the next Tony Hawk game will be exclusive to mobile. During the video interview with Bloomberg, Hawk talked about a number of subjects, from his charity and clothing, to the fact that his next game is being aimed... Read more...
Tony Hawk: RIDE, a game that made all sorts of waves when it debuted earlier this year at the E3 Expo in California, has finally notched a date with destiny: November 17, 2009. That's the date in which Activision's next must-have Nintendo Wii title will hit stores, and that means you'll be shoving yet another motion-sensing periperal in your closet.This time it'll be the lifelike Tony Hawk skateboard, which will allow owners to "pull off tricks, such as grinds and ollies, by stepping on a motion-sensing controller that resembles a skateboard, without wheels." The entire game is designed to be controlled... Read more...
Can you handle another Wii-related peripheral in your house? With so many plastic guitars, drumsets, Wiimote cases, Wii Zapper holsters, fishing accessories, etc., we're beginning to wonder if there's any end to the madness in sight. Of course, the peripheral industry is a thriving one, and Nintendo's choice to add motion sensitivity to its latest console has certainly made third-party suppliers happy. The latest piece of must-have hardware to surface is the skateboard you see above, which will come packaged with Tony Hawk's latest title. It has been quite some time since Mr. Hawk was featured... Read more...