Tony Hawk's Shred Session

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Tony Hawk's Shred Session
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Developer(s) Big Bit
Publisher(s) Activision
Series Tony Hawk's
Platform(s) iOS, Android
ReleaseCancelled
May 22, 2014 (soft launch)
Genre(s) Endless runner, sports
Mode(s) Single-player

Tony Hawk's Shred Session is a cancelled extreme sports endless runner video game developed by Big Bit and published by Activision. A free-to-play game for iOS and Android mobile phones, it was to be the first game in the Tony Hawk's franchise created for the platform.

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Although the game had soft launched in a handful of territories in mid-2014 ahead of a worldwide release, in November 2014 Hawk revealed that the game was postponed indefinitely and the game was later pulled from these territories. [1]

Gameplay

Shred Session would be played as a 3D endless runner, similar to the Temple Run or Sonic Dash video games. The game would include a swipe-controlled trick system, and several game modes.

Development

In October 2013, Hawk discussed the desire to develop games that were intended for a mobile device platform. [2] In February 2014, a new entry in the video game series was confirmed. [3] Hawk later confirmed that the new entry to the series would be a mobile exclusive. [4] Hawk later announced that the game had been postponed indefinitely later that year. [1]

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References

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