Are you old enough to remember when Tony Hawk's Pro Skater came out on the PS1? If so, well you're probably getting old like me, but you'll also be happy to hear that Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD
is finally back where it belongs, on a Playstation--specifically, on PSN. While the game is already on XBLA and scheduled for a Steam release next month, old fans know there's nothing quite like grinding a rail with the good old, charmingly clumsy, hasn't-been-upgraded-in-a-decade Dualshock. The best thing about HD upgrades, though, is that those rose-tinted glasses stay firmly on your head--no blurry textures or pixelated resolutions to snap you out of it. THPS HD will run you $14.99 on PSN, with a $5 DLC pack arriving in the coming weeks.
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater returns to PlayStation – never has the D-pad felt so right!
Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater HD is now available on PlayStation3 via download on PlayStation Network for $14.99. Rebuilt to an HD polish by Robomodo using Neversoft’s original level models, THPS HD takes the best elements of the classic THPS games and gives them a fresh update to create an all new skateboarding experience. There are seven classic levels, eight pros, four online multiplayer modes, and the ability to share scores on Facebook. Players pursue the same global and level-specific goals as the original games, including S-K-A-T-E and many more. “Projectives” have been added for the hardcore –brand new objectives for those that complete the traditional ones. The soundtrack is a 50/50 combination of classic THPS tracks (including Goldfinger’s “Superman”) and new songs. DLC is coming in a few weeks for $4.99 that will include three levels from THPS3, new pros, and more.
The game is out now for XBLA and will be out for PC via Steam in September (exact date TBD).