Secret Character revealed!

#1 Edited by Demoskinos (14871 posts) -
#2 Posted by EquitasInvictus (2030 posts) -

Yeah; I, too, was expecting Spider-Man or something similarly ridiculous but familiar. Although this in itself isn't very surprising, I guess.

#3 Posted by pyromagnestir (4324 posts) -

Aw man, this is the first I've heard of the roster issues. The gimped soundtrack was easily fixable, but the gimped roster not so much. Suddenly far less excited for this game. Still probably gonna get it at some point though.

#4 Posted by Chaoskiller2000 (306 posts) -

Ugh no Spider-man dang...

#5 Edited by L44 (561 posts) -

Boba Fett was pretty cool

Edit: Oh wait that was Jango..

#6 Posted by kindgineer (2733 posts) -

I wouldn't be surprised if licensing Spider-man or any other big comic book hero is a bit too big for their XBLA wallet.

#7 Posted by AjayRaz (12429 posts) -

that's not terrible, but they should have had like, Captain Price or something.

#8 Posted by mosespippy (4204 posts) -

@ck1nd: Activision have had the Spider Man licence since the 90s. That's how they were able to put him into Tony Hawk in the first place.

#9 Posted by Redbullet685 (6045 posts) -

@pyromagnestir: Yeah, the roster doesn't sound too great. I mean, where is Bob Burnquist and Bucky Lasek? And Roberta isn't an exciting secret character. Still, the game looks fun, so I'll be picking it up when it comes to PSN.

#10 Edited by kindgineer (2733 posts) -

@mosespippy: I'm not going to pretend like I know what I'm going on about, but are we sure that Activision still holds rights to Spider-man in a Tony-Hawk game? I wouldn't be surprised if holding the license isn't enough to throw him into whatever you want - but like I said, I won't pretend.

However, if what you say is true - that is a bit of a bummer that they did not include him.

Edited for obvious typos.

#11 Posted by joshthebear (2700 posts) -

That's pretty weak

#12 Posted by Zippedbinders (998 posts) -

@ck1nd said:

I wouldn't be surprised if licensing Spider-man or any other big comic book hero is a bit too big for their XBLA wallet.

Activision has all kinds of Spider-Man rights, I don't think it would be a big issue.

#13 Posted by mosespippy (4204 posts) -

@ck1nd: I can't say for sure but their rights to the licence was what got him into Tony Hawk in the first place. It was because they didn't have to negotiate any new deals. Of course Spiderman has appeared in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 so either Capcom had to pay Activision to do it or Marvel still holds some rights. I know in the case of Porche that EA has that and Sony & Microsoft have to pay EA to get Porches in Gran Turismo & Forza and that EA could easily turn them down and not let them have Porches in their games at all. I imagine it's similar but all these licensing deals are different.

#14 Posted by Metric_Outlaw (1172 posts) -

Who?

#15 Posted by addictedtopinescent (3645 posts) -

I would have like spider-man, or maybe even the neversoft eyeball dude I remember playing as him all the time back in the day

#16 Posted by Hunter5024 (5701 posts) -

@mosespippy said:

@ck1nd: I can't say for sure but their rights to the licence was what got him into Tony Hawk in the first place. It was because they didn't have to negotiate any new deals. Of course Spiderman has appeared in Marvel vs. Capcom 3 so either Capcom had to pay Activision to do it or Marvel still holds some rights. I know in the case of Porche that EA has that and Sony & Microsoft have to pay EA to get Porches in Gran Turismo & Forza and that EA could easily turn them down and not let them have Porches in their games at all. I imagine it's similar but all these licensing deals are different.

I believe they explained this on comicvine recently, but activision holds the license to Spiderman solo games, and someone else holds the rights to marvel team games.

#17 Posted by punisherkaos (277 posts) -

@Metric_Outlaw said:

Who?
#18 Posted by SamFo (1530 posts) -

should have put in guitar hero characters

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#19 Posted by Tobiass (150 posts) -

I hope Sexy Carerra is in this.

#20 Posted by DeF (4902 posts) -

I was hoping Jeff Bridges might be in the game ...

#21 Posted by Demmetje (201 posts) -

Why isn't Bobby Kotick unlockable?

#22 Posted by AlexW00d (6280 posts) -

Everything i am hearing past Tony Hawk'sPro Skater HD has had me less and less excited for this.

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