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Tony Hawk Video Game Documentary Gets A Release Date

It’s shaping up to be a great year for Tony Hawk fans, as it’s just been revealed that the upcoming documentary on his video games is releasing soon. Entitled “Pretending I’m a Superman: The Tony Hawk Video Game Story,” the doc will explore the behind-the-scenes stories of 1999’s Tony Hawk Pro Skater.

Credit: Activision

The flick will star the pro skater himself, along with a bunch of familiar friends and faces from the skating world. Chad Muska, Steve Caballero, Jamie Thomas, and Rodney Mullen are just a few of the people who’ll be making an appearance, ensuring we’re getting a full and complete picture of how the game was made.

It will feature brand-new interviews, and is being produced by Ralph D’Amato, directed by Ludvig Gür, and released by Wood Entertainment.

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The documentary’s official description reads as follows: “In 1999, the video game Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater shook the world when it sold 9 million copies upon release and changed the skateboarding scene forever. This documentary is the story of the skaters and developers who came together to create the best-selling game as well as a look into how skateboarding became part of the mainstream.”

Check out the trailer below!

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Pretending I’m a Superman: The Tony Hawk Video Game Story releases on August 18th across multiple streaming and VOD services.

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The documentary should get you hyped up enough for the launch of Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 & 2, the remakes of the iconic games. The new title is due to launch on September 4 on Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

The game’s official description reads as follows: “Drop back in with the most iconic skateboarding games ever made. Play the fully-remastered Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™ & Tony Hawk’s™ Pro Skater™ 2 games in one epic collection, rebuilt from the ground up in incredible HD.”

Featured Image: Pretending I’m A Superman

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