Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 Goes Gold


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Highly Anticipated Skateboarding Title Goes

Santa Monica, CA – October 19, 2000 – PC gamers
prepare to go big, Hawk-style, now that Activision’s highly anticipated
skateboarding game, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2, has gone gold. Developed by LTI
Gray Matter, a division of Livesay Technologies, Inc. in conjunction with
Neversoft Entertainment, Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 for the PC, is expected to
ride onto store shelves nationwide beginning on October 24, 2000. The game has
been rated "T" (Mild Animated Violence and Mild Language –
"Teen" – content suitable for persons ages 13 and older) by the ESRB
and carries a suggested retail price of $39.99.

Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2, the much-anticipated
sequel to the award winning Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, will expand on the
original game and provide gamers with the most authentic and cutting-edge
skateboarding experience. Players can choose to skate with the skills of Tony
Hawk, the most legendary pro of all time, or as one of 12 pro skaters from the
star-studded line-up. The games intuitive and solid control scheme allows
players to perform hundreds of tricks in a variety of realistic,
obstacle-filled real-world locations. An innovative skate park editor and
enhanced multi-player modes increase the games re-playability. Additionally
the game provides total character customization, allowing players to modify
the skater’s clothing, skateboard and trick sets or build an entirely new
character from scratch.

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