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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2

2 months ago

Crusader Kings 3 and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater combine in a gnarly mod

Freestyle skating and global politics have a lot in common: when you pull off big tricks you feel like king of the world, but muff it and and you can crash hard. It's only natural, then, that Crusader Kings 3 and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 come together in a new CK3 mod, 'Tony Hawk's Pro Crusaders 1 + 2'. In a most…

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3 months ago

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 is out now with classic tricks and some fresh faces

Kickflippin' combo Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 is sending you to hit the skate park today. You can suit up as one of the old pros set to the power chords of the good ol' days. If you're looking for something new, it has some fresh talent to choose from and some modern multiplayer features too. The classic skate 'em up collection is…

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One of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’s empty schools is still closed for the pandemic

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2 doesn't need to explain why its schoolyards, warehouses and backlots are devoid of human life. It's a skateboarding game, who cares? Nevertheless, a little bit of worldbuilding has landed Tony's kickflip adventure squarely in reality, revealing that at least one of the game's school stages has been closed for Covid-19.

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4 months ago

Tony Hawk remaster renames “mute grab” trick out of respect for its creator

Looks like graphics aren't the only thing being updated in the upcoming remaster of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2. One of the game's famous tricks, the "mute grab", will be getting a name change to better represent the person that came up with it. The trick was first performed by a deaf skater named Chris Weddle in 1981, who, at the time, was…

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7 months ago

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2’s remastered skaters are showing their age

Time was, you could slap a JPEG on a handful of polygons and call that a Tony. But time affects us as much as graphics tech, and all those chipper young skaters in their 20-somethings back in 1999 are now well into in their forties and fifties. So when the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 scanned the cast's faces to grab their likenesses, it's not…

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 & 2 remasters grinding onto PC in September

Sikk tricks and disastrous flips are coming to PC with Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1 + 2, a collection throwing together the first two sk8 'em ups with a seriously overhauled look. Activision's announcement calls this a "faithful remaster" with "all" the original levels, pro-skaters, and tricks, though only "many" of the soundtrack songs. And it is coming from Vicarious Visions, who were behind the…

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