Activision O2

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


Activision O2 was a short-lived division of Activision that focused on extreme sports games. It only lasted two years before being folded.

Logo (May 14, 2001-June 3, 2003)

Visuals: There is a BMX rider doing tricks on a curvy red surface, before the sequence flashes to a snowboarder, then a skateboarder, who rides on the inner surface of a big "O". Then, the "O" flips to the screen and other elements zoom in: "ACTIVISION" in its corporate font, the number "2", and a red banner with the white text "SPORTS REVOLUTION" on it. Then the logo disappears in a TV power-off effect.

Variant: There is a still variant of the logo which can be seen on Nintendo 64, Game Boy Color and Advance versions of sports titles.

Technique: CGI.

Audio: A rock tune ending with an announcer saying "Activision O-2", and electric sounds when the logo disappears.


  • Seen on Mat Hoffman's Pro BMX (1-2) and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater series (2x, 3-4), as well as other games like Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer, Shaun Palmer's Pro Snowboarder and Wakeboarding Unleashed featuring Shaun Murray.
  • The still version is seen on Game Boy Color and Advance games, as well as the Nintendo 64 versions of Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 and 3.

Legacy: This is quite a nostalgic logo for a short-lived division, thanks to being attached to some of the best sports games of the early 2000s.

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