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Activision confirms GBA lineup

Including Tony Hawk's, Spider-Man and DOOM

GameBoy Advance fans looking for some hardcore action will be impressed with Activision's GameBoy Advance lineup, confirmed this morning. The previously-announced "Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2" (now confirmed as a launch title) was at the head of the release, followed by "Spider-Man: Mysterio's Menace", "X-Men: Reign of Apocalypse", "Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder" (working title), "Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX" and as a surprise entrant, "DOOM"! Spider-Man will follow on from the title's success on GameBoy Color late last year as an advanced platformer from Vicarious Visions, while X-Men will be a side-scrolling brawl-fest from Digital Eclipse. Pro Snowboarder will presumably be very similar to Tony Hawk's, except on the slopes, and will be developed by Natsume. Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX will be developed by HotGen, with vert, street and dirt track levels. As for DOOM, it's unlikely id themselves will handle the port, but the press release is distinctly vague. Crawfish were showing off an early tech demo for the GameBoy using DOOM II as the base, but they have no historical ties to Activision, despite being the obvious choice. True to the original game anyway, DOOM features an advanced 3D graphics engine and an onslaught of horrific demons. Related Feature - GBA Day: June 22nd

Source - Activision's GBA lineup

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