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Put down that handheld controller and get off the couch! You've talked the talk, but can you skate the walk? For the past decade, the Tony Hawk franchise has innovated and often defined the ‘board’ genre of video-games. Tony Hawk RIDE is no exception, but – in many ways – it takes the genre in a completely new direction and opens up the opportunity to expand the... Read Review

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