Activision, Inc. announced that it will release the next installment
of the best-selling skateboarding franchise of all time, Tony Hawk's
Pro Skater(tm), on six platforms - the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment
system, Xbox(tm) video game system, Game Boy® Advance, PC, PlayStation
game console and Game Boy® Color. Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 will offer
fast-paced skateboarding fun in a variety of massive living levels with
new features enhancements.
"Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 takes skateboarding to the next level through
its innovative technical advancements and unique gameplay features that
offer fast and furious competitions both on the ramp and in the street,"
states Larry Goldberg, executive vice president, Activision Worldwide
Studios. "The title's inherently fun and intuitive game design will
translate seamlessly across multiple platforms."
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 delivers realistic, cutting edge graphics,
action-packed gameplay, seamless video cinematic sequences and crisp
special effects. The game extends beyond the boundaries of the traditional
skateboarding genre by setting players in living environments that evolve.
Players can choose to skate through realistic urban settings complete
with pedestrians, cars, traffic accidents, natural disasters and changing
Players go high flying through some of the hottest skating locales
in the world including Skater's Island in Middleton, Rhode Island, Rio,
Los Angeles, Canada, Tokyo and Paris. Fluid animations let gamers pull
off hundreds of combo moves and tricks including nollies, manuals and
lip tricks using the franchise's signature solid control scheme.
Elevating the game's overall excitement, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 delivers
a star-studded lineup of skateboarding pros that join Tony Hawk including
new-to-the-roster Bam Margera of "MTV Jackass" fame, and returning riders
Steve Caballero, Rune Glifberg, Eric Koston, Bucky Lasek, Rodney Mullen,
Chad Muska, Andrew Reynolds, Geoff Rowley, Elissa Steamer and Jamie
Thomas. Additionally, fans can create their own skateboarding idols
and personalize their skaters with glasses, hair, armbands and tattoos.
The game's expanded multi-player modes increase re-playability for the
ultimate in skateboarding fun.