01:19 PM - March 14, 2007 by Steve_OS
TONY HAWK'S DOWNHILL JAM SET TO RACE TO THE PLAYSTATION 2 THIS SPRING
Santa Monica, CA - March 14, 2007 - Skaters, it's time to jump back on your boards for the ride of a lifetime with Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system from Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI). The game, which debuted on the WiiT and Nintendo DST, is set to return for a second heat packed with the non-stop action offered in previous versions, while featuring four new single player events, three new multiplayer modes and three new playable characters who will contend in the ultimate skateboard racing experience. Tony Hawk's Downhill Jam is being developed by SuperVillian Studios. It is rated "E10+" (Everyone 10 and older) by the ESRB and will be available in stores this spring.
About Tony Hawk, Inc.
Tony Hawk, Inc. is a world leader in its field with the unprecedented ability to bring alternative sports and their unique lifestyle to the masses while maintaining an indispensable edge of authenticity with the market's hard-core, trendsetting audience. Founded by Tony Hawk in 1998 and basedin Vista, CA, the company is organized into five segments: Merchandising, Events, Endorsements, Film and Digital Media. These lifestyle sports include skateboarding, BMX, Motocross, surfing and snowboarding. Consumer goods bearing the Tony Hawk brand have dominated several markets, including interactive games, skateboard hard goods, lifestyle apparel, toys, publications and more.