Neversoft Entertainment, or Neversoft, is an American videogame developer. It is known for its creation of the Tony Hawk skateboarding franchise, as well as its work in the Guitar Hero franchise. It has developed for several platforms including Sega Saturn, Nintendo GameCube, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation home consoles, and Xbox platforms. Besides the music and sport genres, it has developed in the action-adventure and shooter genres. It was acquired by Activision in 1999.