I don’t game much anymore but it is hard not be excited for the remake of Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 1 and 2. Back in middle school and high school I loved skateboarding. I was never any good at it but I loved it nonetheless.
Tony Hawk’s video game had a lot to do with that. I remember my first introduction to it was through a demo disc that my neighbor or I had. All it was was a 2-minute session in the Warehouse map. Anyone who has played the first THPS game knows the map I am talking about.
Then, probably for Christmas, I got the full game for the PlayStation. From there on out, I couldn’t tell you how many hours we put into it but it was a blast.
This new game, due out in the fall, is bringing six skaters from the game including Andrew Reynolds, Geoff Rowley, Elissa Steamer, Chad Muska, Steve Caballero, and of course, Tony Hawk. Along with some of the original cast, they are bringing back some of the original music as well. These songs are still ingrained in my head and I bet I can sing them again as soon as I hear them. Here is an Apple Music playlist I came across to bring back some of that nostalgia!
This makes me want to dig out my skateboard and do some heel flips and board slides…oh wait, I am 30 now…
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