Santa Monica, Calif. Nov. 15, 2005: Kick-flipping into retail stores nationwide, Activision, Inc.Ã¢â‚¬â„¢s (Nasdaq: ATVI) Tony HawkÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s American SK8LandÃ¢â€žÂ¢ for the Nintendo DSÃ¢â€žÂ¢ introduces a brand new way to play a Tony Hawk game on a handheld system. Designed to take full advantage of the Nintendo DS, the game is the first third-party title to utilize the Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection allowing fans to create a community where they can skate head-to-head against other DS players online worldwide. Players can post and download high scores and statistics, as well as view replays to see amazing skate runs, combos and other tricks completed by community members. In addition, Tony HawkÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s American SK8Land includes exclusive features such as voice in-game and touch-screen capabilities.
Tony HawkÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s American SK8Land illustrates how the brand is continuing to grow and innovate,Ã¢â‚¬? said Will Kassoy, vice president of global brand management, Activision, Inc. Ã¢â‚¬Å“In addition to incredible gameplay, for the first time ever, fans will be able to create and become part of a handheld wireless Tony HawkÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s American SK8Land community that spans the globe.Ã¢â‚¬?