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Activision and Tony Hawk have announced Tony Hawk’s Shred Session, a new entry in the Tony Hawk franchise that will be coming to smartphones and tablets. Developed by UK studio Big Bit, Tony Hawk’s Shred Session is planned to release this summer. Players will use swiping motions on their respective touchscreen…
Earlier this week, we brought you news of a lovely viral video showing one group’s vision for a hoverboard.
It was awesome: It autobalanced so that users couldn’t fall off. Tony Hawk was there. There was an app to chart a course around town.
But because science hasn’t advanced that far and sometimes life just isn’t fair, Hawk confirmed that it was all fake in a video released on Wednesday.
“I wanted to believe it as much as you did,” said the pro skateboarder. “But to me it was just a fun opportunity to ride a DeLorean with Doc and to actually ride on the stunt harness they used back in Back to the Future II.”
“So I’m sorry for misleading everyone again,” he added. “And I wish as much as you do that hoverboards were real and I’m sure that one day they will be. But until then, we…
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