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Activision Reveals Epic Soundtrack for Tony Hawk's Proving Ground

MCA of the Beastie Boys Also Unveiled as a Secret Character
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> Santa Monica, CA - August 27, 2007 - This October, Activision, Inc.
> (Nasdaq: ATVI) is bringing the sounds of
> skate culture to life like never before in Tony Hawk's Proving Ground --
> the deepest, most customizable skateboarding game ever. Featuring over
> 50 tracks including "The Pretender," the first single from the Foo
> Fighters' forthcoming album and popular anthems from Nirvana, Bloc
> Party, Jurassic 5, Slick Rick, The Rolling Stones, and many more,
> players will be able to create their personal skate legacy to the songs
> that have fueled today's skateboarding culture. Additionally, MCA of
> the Beastie Boys makes an appearance in the game as a secret unlockable
> character.
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> "Tony Hawk games are known for having incredible soundtracks and we're
> really excited to have MCA, an icon of the music industry in our game as
> a secret character," said Tim Riley, worldwide executive of music at
> Activision. "Tony Hawk's Proving Ground continues the tradition of
> great music and provides the perfect vibe for players as they create
> their own experience, no matter what kind of skater they choose to
> become."
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> The following songs will be featured in Tony Hawk's Proving Ground:
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> * !!! - "All My Heroes are Weirdos"
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> * Airbourne -" Girls in Black"
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> * Angels & Airwaves - "Secret Crowds"
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> * Anglo Jackson - "Motorbike"
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> * At the Gates - "Slaughter of the Soul"
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> * Bad Brains - "Banned in DC"
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> * Beastie Boys - "Electric Worm"
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> * Blackalicious - "Your Move"
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> * Bloc Party - "Version 2.0"
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> * Cursed - "The Hands will Abide"
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> * Cymande - "Fug"
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> * Dag Nasty - "Circles"
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> * Darkest Hour - "Sanctuary"
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> * DJ JS-1 featuring L.I.F.E. Long & Immortal Technique - "Audio
> Technician"
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> * El-P - "Up All Night"
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> * Folk Implosion - "Natural One"
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> * Foo Fighters - "The Pretender"
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> * Fu Manchu - "We Must Obey"
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> * Funky 4+1 - "Rappin and Rockin the House"
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> * Future Pigeon - "Gift Tax"
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> * Gallows - "Come Friendly Bombs"
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> * Gorilla Biscuits - "Hold Your Ground"
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> * Jimmy Castor Bunch - "It's Just Begun"
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> * Jurassic 5 - "Radio"
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> * Kittens - "Carpenter"
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> * Los Abandoned - "Panic-Oh!"
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> * Lyrics Born featuring KRS-One and Evidence - "Pack Up Remix"
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> * Maylene and the Sons of Disaster - "Memories of the Grove"
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> * Motorcity Daredevils - "Bear in the Air"
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> * Nation of Ulysses - "You're My Miss Washington D.C."
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> * Nirvana - "Breed"
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> * Oh No feat. J. Dilla and Roc C. - "Move Part 2"
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> * Paint it Black - "The New Brutality"
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> * Paris - "The Devil Made Me Do It (Poach a Pig Mix)"
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> * Percee P - "Throwback Rap Attack (Madlib remix)"
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> * Pierce the Veil - "I'd Rather Die than Be Famous"
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> * Pig Destroyer - "Loathsome"
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> * Reverend Horton Heat - "Baddest of the Bad"
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> * Revolution Mother - "Come On"
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> * Roots Manuva - "Chin High"
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> * Sayvinyl - "That's Entertainment"
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> * Silversun Pickups - "Well Thought Out Twinkles"
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> * Slick Rick - "Children's Story"
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> * Smashing Pumpkins - "Tarantula"
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> * Snapcase - "Energy Dome"
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> * The Bled - "Starving Artiste"
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> * The Clash - "Clash City Rockers"
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> * The Cramps - "Garbage Man"
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> * The Icarus Line - "Gets Paid"
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> * The Kooks - "See the World"
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> * The Octopus Project - "Music is Happiness"
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> * The Rolling Stones - "Sympathy for the Devil"
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> * The Sex Pistols - "Holidays in the Sun"
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> * Twilight 22 - "Electric Kingdom"
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> Tony Hawk's Proving Ground is scheduled to be available this fall and is
> in development by Neversoft Entertainment for the Xbox 360(tm) video
> game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION(r)3
> computer entertainment system and is rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB. The
> Wii(tm) home video game system and PlayStation(r)2 computer
> entertainment system versions are being developed by Page 44 Studios and
> are rated "T" (Teen) by the ESRB. The Nintendo DS(tm) version is being
> developed by Vicarious Visions and is rated "E 10+ (Everyone 10 and
> older.
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> For more information about the game visit http://www.thpgonline.com/.
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> About Tony Hawk, Inc.
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> 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 based in 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.
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> About Activision, Inc.
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> Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading
> worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive
> entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted
> net revenues of $1.5 billion for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007.
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> Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom,
> France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Scandinavia, Spain, the Netherlands,
> Australia, Japan and South Korea. More information about Activision and
> its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is
> located at www.activision.com.

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