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  • New Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD screens don't show a race car driver called Jerry

    Activision has released a handful of new shots for Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD, rekindling our nostalgic love of the series and leading us back to happy, child-filled placed of 1998. Good times, good times. Shots are on AGB. The Robomodo effort, which combines the first two games in the THPS series, launches on PSN […]

  • Quick quotes: Activision on why THPSHD likely won't have original soundtracks

    “Music licensing is a one-time deal. The songs from the original games were only licensed for those specific games on those specific platforms at that specific time. Any other versions created later would need new licensing deals. This is also why not all songs from earlier Guitar Hero games are importable into later games: they […]

  • Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD to cost "about $15", developed by Robomodo

    Activision has confirmed that Robomodo, the studio behind Tony Hawk: Ride and Shred, is at the helm of the HD re-release announced just before the VGAs.

  • Fund Kinect game, score executive producer credit

    Robomodo, a Chicago developer behind Tony Hawk: Shred and Ride as well as contributions to Mortal Kombat, Fight Night and WWE, wants your dollars for its latest project. It’s running a Kickstarter to fund Bodoink, a Kinect-powered pinball game that causes your Xbox Avatar much anguish and motion sickness. Rewards available include appearances in the […]

  • Feature: What the hell happened to Tony Hawk?

    Once upon a time, the Tony Hawk series was one of the biggest in videogames. If you listen to Metacritic, the Tony Hawk Pro Skater titles are some of the best games of all time, and every one of them was a runaway bestseller. At the beginning of the last decade – just after the […]

  • Report - 30-60 people laid off at Tony Hawk studio Robomodo

    According to a Kotaku report, at least 30 people have been laid off at Tony Hawk developer Robomodo, with the figure rising to 60 by the end of play yesterday.

  • Tony Hawk: Shred gets first shots

    It seems Ride isn’t going to keep Mr Hawk down.

  • Rumour - Tony Hawk: Shred will include snowboarding

    The next Tony Hawk title, subtitled Shred, will included snowboarding, according to a rumour from Joystiq.

  • "Tony Hawk: Shred" dropped in tweet

    Tony Hawk’s next game is probably called Shred. We know because that’s what Tony Hawk said on Twitter.

  • New Hawk Ride game will "unlock the full potential of the board"

    Despite Robomodo’s initial Tony Hawk Ride title getting roundly savage by critics towards the end of 2009, company CEO Mike Griffith believes the next game in the series, due later this year, will succeed in achieving the concept’s vision.

  • Tony Hawk and Robomodo start on "next project"

    Tony Hawk: RIDE kind of sucked. Undeterred, the Birdman’s confirmed Robomodo’s started on a second game.

  • Hawk: RIDE is not a gimmick

    Bony Tony’s continuing to stand by RIDE, despite the fact it’s been battered to death at review, saying he doesn’t feel the peripheral format is a “gimmick”. “I feel like the device is a flagship for other games. I think we can do another skate game, I think we can do other board-type games, surfing, […]

  • What Tony Hawk RIDE's board used to look like

    Develop’s posted some shots of the Tony Hawk RIDE board in its fledgling state, looking nice and rough. Some great buttons going on there, Mr Robomodo. The piece shows the peripheral’s evolution to its final state. Thanks, Joystiq.

  • Job listings from developer hints at Tony Hawk RIDE 2

    With the first one not even due out until December in the UK, it seems that work is about to get underway on Tony Hawk RIDE 2. Developer Robomodo has up 15 job listings for an unannounced “extreme sports game”. Get applying if you fancy it, and are qualified obviously. The game is out in […]

  • Tony Hawk: Ride dated in North America for November 17

    Activision’s confirmed that it’s releasing Tony Hawk: Ride in the US for PS3, 360 and Wii on November 17, although no price point was given for the game. It was dated for November 20 in the UK recently. Last week, it was announced during the company’s Q2 financials that it’ll only get a release in the […]

  • RIDE skateboard more as a platform than a peripheral, says Robomodo

    Robomodo president Joshua Tsui says that the skateboard peripheral for Tony Hawk’s Ride isn’t, it’s a platform in it’s own right. “It’s really important to us that when people buy this package that they understand that, right now we’re concentrating on Tony Hawk Ride, but we want to make sure that people have a good […]

  • Tony Hawk peripheral will be more about tricks than balance

    Variety‘s rumoring that Activision’s now confirmed Q4 Hawk game will have a “skateboard” peripheral. Big shock there. A source has told the site that the peripheral will be more about “grabbing and manipulating the board to pull of all tricks” than for actual balancing. It’s expected to release on PS3 and 360. Apparently the Wii […]

  • Neversoft rumoured to be off Hawk, Robomodo steps up

    In its latest podcast, Giant Bomb’s rumoured that Neversoft isn’t working on the next Tony Hawk game, which is instead being developed by new Chicago outfit Robomodo. The Illinois team is apparently made up from ex-EA Chicago staffers and is currently looking for staff for an Acitvision project, as you can see here. If true, […]

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