Earlier this week Activision announced a remastered version of the first two Tony Hawks Pro Skater games. While skating and sick tricks were highlights of the series, the secret star was always their excellent soundtracks. The remastered game wont be released until Sept. 4, the team behind it has already revealed part of the soundtrack to let everyone know that the music theyll be skating to will still rule.
Developer Vicarious Visions mentioned in the initial announcement of the remaster that almost all of the songs from the original soundtracks made it into the new version. Songs like Police Truck by Dead Kennedys, Superman by Goldfinger, Jerry Was a Race Car Driver by Primus, and Guerrilla Radio by Rage Against the Machine all made it into this initial track listing.
In case you cant wait another four months to revisit this music to kickflip to, Vicarious Visions put together a Spotify playlist to hold you over. Unfortunately, the Spotify playlist only includes 18 songs, while the two original soundtracks featured 26 songs combined, so its likely that the playlist is missing a few of the songs that will be in Tony Hawks Pro Skater 1 and 2.
The teaser for the soundtrack, which includes a few artists that arent on the playlist
Image: Vicarious Visions/Activision
In fact, Activision released a teaser image for the playlist which includes CDs featuring artists Evenrude and Speedealer, neither of which appear on the Spotify playlist. So if your favorite song from the original games like the Anthrax and Public Enemys Bring the Noise isnt on the Spotify playlist dont panic just yet, it may still make the cut.
Here are all the songs whose artists show up in the art but not the playlist:
- Vilified by Evenrude
- Screamer by Speedealer
- Nothing To Me by Speedealer
And here are the songs missing from the playlist and the art:
- Bring the Noise by Anthrax & Public Enemy
- B-Boy Document 99 by The High & Mighty, featuring Mos Def & Mad Skillz
- Out With the Old by Alley Life
- Cyco Vision by Suicidal Tendencies
- Committed by Unsane
To find exactly whats on the soundtrack we may have to wait until closer to the games release Sept. 4 for PlayStation 4, Windows PC, and Xbox One.
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