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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD coming this July, suggests

Xbox Live Marketplace listing reveals, then pulls, planned launch date

Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD is set for release this July, according to a recently listed and subsequently pulled update on Xbox Live Marketplace.


Microsoft's site briefly listed the game for a July 11 launch, our friends at OXM report.

According to the product blurb: "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD is a downloadable title for Xbox Live Arcade that takes the best elements of the classic THPS games and gives them a fresh update to create an all new skateboarding experience.

"The game was rebuilt and polished by Robomodo using Neversoft's original code and includes the best seven levels from THPS and THPS2 (Warehouse, School 2, Mall, Phoenix, Hangar, Marseilles and Venice).

"There is a combination of new school and old school pros (Nyjah Huston, Chris Cole, Eric Koston, Andrew Reynolds, Rodney Mullen, Lyn-z Adams Hawkins, Pastrana, Riley Hawk and Tony Hawk himself) and the soundtrack is half classic THPS tracks and fresh ones. Multiple online multiplayer modes round out the action!

"Tapping into fans' muscle memories, the gameplay returns to controllers and focuses on the satisfaction of linking sick tricks for maximum points. Combining sharp visuals with the best controls ever in a Tony Hawk game, the feel is cutting edge yet timeless."

Tony Hawk himself confirmed that the game was in development back in December 2011.

Activision later said the title would release on Xbox Live and PlayStation Network this summer for "about $15".

Check out the first gameplay footage here.