Hit The Rails And Get Those Flips As Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 Is Here

Ready to show them your tricks?
Ready to show them your tricks? Activision

If you’re one of those who has long been fascinated about the world of skateboarding, but haven’t had the chance to really know more about it, then now is the time to give Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 a chance. This game is a remaster of the first two games in the Tony Hawk franchise, and were originally released two decades ago.

In just one game package, players have the chance to experience all the levels, tricks and even pro skaters that were available in the first two games. This new version fully remasters Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 in 4K resolution. Not only that, there are also new features that let players customize both their created character's outfits and even their own skate parks. Players can even share these parks with friends.

This latest addition to the Tony Hawk series is an excellent representation of how the culture and diversity of skateboarding has evolved. The game is also going to feature what is clearly the most diverse roster of playable pro skaters.

The Tony Hawk remake has the legends of the original games like:

  • Tony Hawk
  • Bucky Lasek
  • Steve Caballero
  • Geoff Rowley
  • Andrew Reynolds
  • Elissa Steamer
  • Chad Muska
  • Eric Koston
  • Rodney Mullen
  • Rune Glifberg
  • Kareem Campbell
  • Jamie Thomas
  • Bob Burnquist

It’s also going to feature some of today’s top pros that include:

  • Nyjah Huston
  • Leticia Bufoni
  • Aori Nishimura
  • Lizzie Armanto
  • Shane O’Neill
  • Riley Hawk
  • Tyshawn Jones
  • Leo Baker

In Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2, players can also experience may of the fan-favorite tricks of the original series like reverts, lip tricks, and wall plants. There are also original multiplayer game modes that offer online and offline play. Original fans are sure to love the fact that the classic Create-A-Skater and Create-A-Park modes are back.

In a statement, skateboarding legend Tony Hawk said that he is “thankful for the quality and care that Activision and Vicarious Visions have put into the remaster to revive the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater series in the best way possible.” He went on to say that many fans have long wanted to bring the game back and this one manages to meet those expectations while inviting a new generation to try it out.

Meanwhile, Activision Blizzard CEO Bobby Kotick revealed that he met Tony Hawk back in 1997 and has since then worked together to build skateparks and even create broad awareness when it came to action sports. He added that Tony Hawk remains to be “one of the most dedicated, hardworking, inspiring athletes I have ever known and I am proud that we have been able to work together for a quarter of a century.”

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 is available for the PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One. The standard edition is offered at $39.99 with a digital deluxe version at $49.99. A collector’s edition is also available for $99.99 which has the digital deluxe content plus a limited-run Birdhouse skateboard deck.

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