WASHINGTON D.C. - May 25, 2005 - tXo is hosting the "Tourney for the Homies 3!" for Tony Hawk's Underground 2 (THUG2) on Sony's PlayStation 2 (PS2) during the summer of 2005. The grand prize includes a $1,000 gift certificate, a THUG2 PS2 Cover Sheet and Tony Hawk skateboard deck both autographed by Tony Hawk, a line-up of three Activision PS2 games, a Dalek signed & numbered 18"x24" print, t-shirts from DENIED Clothing and a copy of SWINDLE Magazine. Prizes will also be awarded for second and third place finalists as well as for the winner of each of the six preliminary rounds.
Tourney for the Homies 3 (TFTH3) is an 8 week online tournament for THUG2 on the PlayStation2 consisting of six preliminary rounds, a semi-final and final round. The tournament matches players against each other in online play with a 144-participant bracket. Game modes played will be Trick Attack, Graffiti and Goal Attack. Sign-ups for the six preliminaries will take place separately on 5/16, 5/30, 6/13, 6/27, 7/11 and 7/25/2005 via thugxonline.com. Prizes are to be provided by co-sponsors DENIED Clothing, SWINDLE Magazine and Dalek.
For more information, please visit http://www.thugXonline.com/TFTH3
About tXo (www.thugXonline.com) --
tXo is one of the largest and most influential gaming websites focused on the Tony Hawk's Pro Skater/Tony Hawk's Underground video game series. Since it's establishment in 2002 it has become the major hub of the THPS/THUG online community and continues to help enhance the online experience.
About DENIED Clothing (www.deniedclothing.com) --
Seen originally in THUG2, DENIED Clothing is clothing for gamers, made by gamers, who want to advertise their gamer hobby with a some style. DENIED came out of a group of hardcore THPS/THUG gamers and recently also sponsored the popular i4 tournament on thuglive.com. Recently launched, DENIED sponsors a team of gamers, has a database of quality gaming links and more gamer related content to come.
About SWINDLE Magazine (www.swidlemagazine.com) --
SWINDLE QUARTERLY is the definitive popular culture and lifestyle publication for women and men of ages 18 to 34.
About Dalek (www.dalekart.com) --
The art of Dalek was featured prominently in THUG and THUG2 where his Space Monkey characters were made into playable characters.