Things really hit rock bottom when Tony Hawk: Ride was released in 2009. Trying to bank off the plastic peripheral phenomena from the Guitar Hero and Rock Band games, Ride gave players a plastic skateboard to stand on in their living rooms. To put it plainly, it sucked.
In 2012, fans were greeted with an HD remake of the original Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater for PlayStation Network, Xbox Live, and Windows. It was a good taste of nostalgia, but it didn’t satisfy fans looking for something greater.
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