Tony Hawk: Professional Skateboarder by Tony HawkIn this young adult autobiography, Tony Hawk shares the stories from his life that have helped him become a skateboarding hero.
Hawk speaks of being a super-competitive ′demon′ child who found peace while on a skateboard. Classmates teased him because of his interest in an ′uncool′ sport. Instead of retaliating with violence, he practised even more. With his story, he will inspire a younger generation of fans to stand up for what they believe in and follow their dreams.
Why Tony Hawk Brought His Signature Skateboarding Game to Mobile
The song Police Truck by anti-corporate punk rockers Dead Kennedys starts to pummel through your speakers. Legendary skater Tony Hawk fades in, completes a full loop, nails a back smith, then cuts to Bob Burnquist sending a one-foot backside , a fakie and a method air. You are brought to the main menu of a game that will launch one of the most famous series in video game history, change the face of skateboarding, and make you happy about finding glowing videotapes hovering in unlikely places. They had a few minor successes after starting up, but when Activision approached them to collaborate on Apocalypse, a third-person shooter starring Bruce Willis, they were on the brink of going out of business. Activision had stuck a load of money into Apocalypse and the people before us had made a mess of it.
It is the first of the Tony Hawk video game series. The goal of the game is to successfully perform and combine aerials , flips , and grinds , with successful executions adding to the player's score. The point value of the trick is based on time maintained, degrees rotated, number of tricks performed in sequence, and the amount of times the tricks have been used the more often a trick is used, the less it's worth.
Tony Hawk's is a skateboarding video game series published by Activision from to , and endorsed by the eponymous American professional skateboarder. The series was primarily developed for home consoles by Neversoft from launch to , until Activision transferred the franchise to Robomodo in At the time the licensing deal between Activision and Hawk expired in ,  the series had spawned a total of 19 games. Starting out with the initial Tony Hawk's Pro Skater in ,  the series proved to be one of the most popular and best-selling video game franchises of the early s. Three more Pro Skater games were released from to , after which the developers took a more story-oriented approach with the releases of Underground , Underground 2 and American Wasteland from to Project 8 in and Proving Ground in were the last games in the series developed by Neversoft.