Vicarious Visions

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 is coming to Switch in June

By Stephany Nunneley 5 May 2021 17:05 GMT Switch users will soon be able to play Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2.A release date for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 on Switch has been set for June 25.Watch on YouTubeNews of the date was broke by Nintendo on Twitter.In the game, you will skate as Tony Hawk along with the original pro roster and new pros. You will also skate along to tunes from the original games plus new additions to the soundtrack.You will also pull off trick combos, play all of the original game modes, and…

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1+2 developer Vicarious Visions merged into Blizzard

Vicarious Visions, the studio responsible for the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, has been merged into Blizzard by Activision – and could be working on a Diablo 2 remake.Activision Blizzard confirmed the merge to GI.biz stating that the Vicarious Visions team of around 200 employees will now work for Blizzard and will be “fully dedicated to existing Blizzard games and initiatives.”This means the studio will no longer be a lead developer when it comes to game creation.“After collaborating with Vicarious Visions for some time and developing a great relationship, Blizzard realized there was an opportunity for [Vicarious…

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Vicarious Visions is being merged into Blizzard Entertainment

Vicarious Visions, the studio responsible for the recent Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 and earlier Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, is being gobbled up by Blizzard Entertainment. The studio was already owned by Activision Blizzard but, according to the publisher, the 200 person team will now become Blizzard employees and will be “fully dedicated to existing Blizzard games and initiatives”. (more…)

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Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 is out now with classic tricks and some fresh faces

Kickflippin’ combo Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 is sending you to hit the skate park today. You can suit up as one of the old pros set to the power chords of the good ol’ days. If you’re looking for something new, it has some fresh talent to choose from and some modern multiplayer features too. The classic skate ’em up collection is out now. (more…)

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One of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater’s empty schools is still closed for the pandemic

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 + 2 doesn’t need to explain why its schoolyards, warehouses and backlots are devoid of human life. It’s a skateboarding game, who cares? Nevertheless, a little bit of worldbuilding has landed Tony’s kickflip adventure squarely in reality, revealing that at least one of the game’s school stages has been closed for Covid-19. (more…)