Tony Hawk’s again with a brand new free-to-play cell recreation
Tony Hawk won’t work with Activision anymore, however that does not imply he is completed lending his likeness to video video games. Three years after the dismal THPS5, the Hawk squawks once more.
Subsequent week, Tony Hawk’s Skate Jam will launch on iOS and Android. It is a free-to-play recreation with a profession mode and world tournaments. The sport’s description mentions that gamers can specialise in avenue, park, and vert kinds. There are greater than 15 ranges.
That is Tony Hawk’s second correct try at cell. In 2014, a recreation referred to as Tony Hawk’s Shred Session was examined in numerous markets however by no means acquired a full world launch. (Additionally, Tony Hawk’s Professional Skater 2 was ported to iOS at one level.)
Skate Jam sounds very Tony Hawk as a result of the Tony Hawk formulation is not a troublesome one. There must be high-flying tips, cool jumps, and inflated scores. Correctly adapting it to cell is an entire ‘nother story. We’ll discover out subsequent week if Skate Jam pulls a 180 on the present state of the Tony Hawk collection, or if it is one thing everybody ought to bail on.
Tony Hawk’s Skate Jam [Android, iOS via Polygon]