THPS 3 Named Sports Game of the YearActivision, Inc.s (top-selling game of 2001, Tony Hawks Pro Skater(tm) 3 was honored with the Best Console Sports Game of the Year award by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences. The award was presented at the 5th Annual Interactive Achievement Awards ceremony, held at the D.I.C.E. Summit in Las Vegas. "This honor is special because it represents recognition from our peers in the video game industry," said Joel Jewett, President, Neversoft Entertainment. "The credit goes to all the guys on the team whose work and dedication made Tony Hawks Pro Skater 3 possible." Tony Hawks Pro Skater 3 is the revolutionary sequel to the best-selling sports game of 2000. Featuring eight massive levels filled with people, traffic, and other interactive elements, the games environments are brought to life with richer graphics and advanced special effects. Players can also create their own custom characters with the games robust Create-A-Skater feature. Choosing from hundreds of options, players can customize the look for each character by choosing gender, height, weight, skin tones, accessories and tattoos.