The Tony Hawk Pro Skater documentary Pretending I’m A Superman: The Tony Hawk Video Game Story will be released on August 18th on video on demand services, Wood Entertainment has confirmed. The documentary will have interviews with key figures from the time the original Tony Hawk games released including the pro skater himself as well as Steve Caballero, Rodney Mullen, Chad Muska, and Jamie Thomas. To mark the announcement new poster artwork has been released.
The documentary has been directed by Ludvig Gür, and he said:
“I’m really excited to partner with Wood Entertainment. It’s been a long journey making the documentary and I’m stoked it will finally be released for skateboarding and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater fans worldwide. The art form and video game had an enormous impact on Generation Y / Z and the story behind it is even more fascinating.”
Back in May, Activision announced Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2 remaster, and that will be released on September 4th for PC, Xbox One, and PS4. The remaster takes the original levels, skaters, tricks, and more and bringing it flip-kicking and rail screaming into the modern day with levels that have been recreated from the ground up. They’re also bringing in features from the rest of the franchise, including reverts, lip tricks, wall plants, and multiplayer, with support for both online and local couch multiplayer. Oh, and Create-A-Park and Create-A-Skater are back, with the ability to share your parks online with friends.
Activision has confirmed that the Warehouse demo for the upcoming HD remaster will be available to download and play from August 14th ahead of the game’s full release. In order to get your eager hands on the Warehouse demo and sample Tony Hawk’s Skater 1 and 2 for yourself, you’ll need to pre-order the game on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, or PC (via the Epic Games Store). Once your purchase has been confirmed you will be eligible to download the demo when it goes live.
Source: Press Release