Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 is Released for the Mac

 

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MAY 31,2001 4:01 PACIFIC 7:01 EASTERN

 

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BW)(TX-ASPYR/ACTIVISION) Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 is Released for the
Macintosh

 

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AUSTIN,
Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–May 31, 2001–In a continuing partnership with
Activision Inc., a leading developer and publisher of interactive
entertainment, Aspyr Media Inc. announced today that it has shipped
Activision’s Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 for the Macintosh(R).

 

The
game conversion performed by Westlake Interactive. Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 is
one of the first games to ship for the MacOS X.

 

"Tony
Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 is a great game because it allows anyone to do the cool
tricks that they see the pros do," says Michael Rogers, president of
Aspyr Media. "This game combines the perfect amount of adrenaline and
challenge. Play it once and you will be hooked!"

 

Tony
Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 for the Mac allows players to skate with the skills of the
best skaters in the world, including the great Tony Hawk, or create their own
customized skater. Players are challenged to master trick combinations,
working their way up the skateboarding ranks using spectacular moves like
manuals, grabs, grinds, inverts and lip and nollie tricks and more. Players
can skate in a variety of international real world settings, including
Philadelphia, New York and Marseille, that are filled with secret areas, short
cuts, ramps and interactive objects allowing players to trick off just about
everything in sight.

 

Tony
Hawk’s Pro Skater 2 offers three multi-player modes via LAN, the Internet or
AppleTalk network, including a brutal tag mode, trick attack and graffiti.
Three additional Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater levels are included–Woodland Hills
Warehouse, Chicago Skate Park and the Phoenix Down Hill Jam.

The
game’s real-time 3D editor allows players to build their own dream park from
scratch, adding depth and replay ability to the game. Players can see exactly
how their park will look in the game as they plot out a course using a variety
of parts-ramps, rails, obstacles and quarter pipes. Once a course is laid out
players are able to save and share park files with friends.

 

Tony
Hawk’s Pro Skater 2, for Macintosh, will be available wherever Mac games are
sold, with a Suggested Retail Price of $39.95.

 

Based
in Austin, Texas, Aspyr Media Inc. is a leading publisher of Macintosh
interactive entertainment software, committed to offering high-quality
interactive entertainment products and service, with a smile, to Mac gamers
worldwide.

 

More
information on Aspyr and their line of products can be found on the Internet
at http://www.aspyr.com

 

Westlake
Interactive is a leading developer of Macintosh games, specializing in
conversion. Based in Austin, Texas, Westlake has converted some best selling
and critically acclaimed titles and has more than 25 years of combined
experience developing Macintosh games.

 

More
information on Westlake Interactive can be found at http://www.westlakeinteractive.com

 

Headquartered
in Santa Monica, Calif., Activision Inc. is a leading worldwide developer,
publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products.
Founded in 1979, Activision posted revenues of $620 million for the fiscal
year ended March 31, 2001.

 

Activision
maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany,
Japan, Australia, and the Netherlands. More information about Activision and
its products can be found on the company’s World Wide Web site, which is
located at http://www.activision.com.

 

CONTACT:
Aspyr Media Inc., Austin

Amy
Torres, 512/708-8100

[email protected]

 

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