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Tony Hawk: Ride platforms confirmed

Hands-free skating for PS3, 360 and Wii.

Activision has confirmed that Tony Hawk: Ride will appear on PS3, Wii and Xbox 360 "later this year". RoboModo will develop PS3 and 360 versions while Buzz Monkey creates for Wii.

Tony Hawk: Ride has been built around a wireless skateboard controller, which was pictured and demonstrated last week. The board has sensors and an accelerometer, and lets players realistically mimic the extreme sport in their houses.

All involved are, needless to say, confident: Activision's marketeer Rob Kotisch thinks the board is a "massive step forward" for the entire industry.