Tony Hawk Says Activision Killed Plans For More THPS Games

Remakes of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 and 4 have been deliberate in some unspecified time in the future till writer Activision pulled the plug. This information comes from Tony Hawk himself, who mentioned the collection with streamer andyTHPS. 

According to Hawk, the “plan” was to develop remakes for THPS 3 and 4 following the discharge of the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 remake. That plan, nonetheless, acquired sophisticated after Activision merged THPS1 and a couple of developer Vicarious Visions into Blizzard. 

“The truth of it is that they were trying to find someone to do [Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater] 3 and 4, but they just didn’t really trust anyone the way they did Vicarious, so they took other pitches from other studios,” Hawk says within the clip. “Like, ‘What would you do with a THPS title?’ And they didn’t like anything they heard, and then that was it.”

You can watch the total clip beneath: 

At the very least, it does not sound like THPS3 and 4 was actively in improvement. As Hawk says within the clip, it was deliberate, however he by no means signifies it was in manufacturing. More curious is Activision’s curiosity in taking the collection in new instructions. Historically, that is been a nasty concept.  

The information is especially painful as a result of, after a drought of skateboarding video games, the superb Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and a couple of appeared to point the king of motion sports activities was again. As we stated in our overview,  “the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater franchise may once again have a bright future thanks to this terrific blast from the past.” Alas, historical past proves in any other case. 

But really, skateboarding video games have had a renaissance lately. Of course, there’s Vicarious Visions’ Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater reboot. There’s additionally OlliOlli World, Skate City, Session, and Skater XL.  

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