Tony Hawk "Very Proud" Of Tony Hawk: Ride

Tony Hawk: Ride is not only one of the most disappointing games of 2009, it's easily the most disappointing game in a series that for the past 5 years has specialised in disappointment.

But don't tell Tony Hawk that!

The skater is standing by Robomodo's game, both on the grounds that he was involved in it, and that everyone reviewing the game and thinking it's complete rubbish simply weren't willing to give it a chance.

"They were ready to discredit it before they even tried it, and if it didn't play exactly how they imagined it... then they passed it off," Hawk told the Sudbury Star.

"I don't agree with people who say the board's not responsive," he continues. "I think that they're just not giving it a fair shake. And I think a lot of them came into it with an attitude that it's going to suck."

"I know that (RIDE) is super fun, and I think there's a misconception that I just stick my name on a game," he said. "I brought this idea to Activision, and I saw it through, I've been playing it every step of the way and I am very proud of it."

Hey, least there's one satisfied customer!

Hawk defends RIDE [Sudbury Star]


    To be fair, it's a pretty innovative idea, if you don't count that snowboarding one on the PS2 a few years back.

      ...or the massive skateboard/snowboard/surfboard peripheral you could buy back in the PS1 days.

      It's hardly innovative; considering almost every game on the Wee is motion controlled. Motion control is the latest fad in video games.

        or the huge skating, snowboarding, scootering, biking, horse riding periphials in the arcades.

    Poor Mr Hawk, why doesnt just do a HD remake of Pro skater 2, that game kicked ass on the PS1.

      YES PLS. I would buy that in a second.

      Haven't bought a TH game since, but have tried others and disliked.

    Everyone has a different opinion. Tony might see this game as we dont. Unfortunately the majority of the gaming community dont like it. Even more unfortunate I wont be giving it a shot with a price tag most likely atleast $200 and over australian.

    @Qwerty - I fully agree, an HD remake of Pro skater 2 would get my cash - I remember buying a magazine to get the demo and played that for months prior to it coming out, the thrashing it till 3 came out - I just loved the sad where the franchise has gone.

    On a side note I was really looking forward to getting this game, but because of the price tag I decided to wait for reviews to come out - Luckily I did! But it kinda sucks that it didn't rock, cause the concept is great. Oh well skate 3 will be out soon enough!

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