Reviews and Problems with Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer
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Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer Reader Review - 8.0
surfpotts, IGN Entertainment
3 November 2005
Conclusion: Kelly Slater one of the most well known surfers in the world and now he has a game made about him!!!!(well has done for quite a while) Kelly Slaters Pro Surfer allows you to experience a virtual wave riding, neverending surfing season with no pain and no exhastion. Actually I lied, you will get extremly exhasted after playing this game because it requires quick reactions and leves you in a constant play mode.
Summary: As a surfer im always more than a little disappointed by the surfing games produced but to be fair there isnt much you can do on a surfing game that can replicate the real feel for surfing. In the game you go up and down round the points, its all basic and doesnt hold for exciting game play, dont invest in this or any other surfing game for that matter it just doesnt have the feel of Tony Hawks or even some snowboarding game, get a surfboard and try it for real \..
Excerpt: "I brought this game because of my passion for surfing. It was great fun for a couple of hours but then grew tiresome, repetitive,and extremely boring. although this game has magnififciently rrealsitic and great looking waves it just simply lacks something special. for one thing it gives you very annoying camera angles,and personally i think a surfing game should be played in a first person mode not looking at the surfer. the objectives set start relatively ...
Summary: If huge waves, toned bodies and using the word ‘dude’ doesn’t do much for you, then you may wish to look away…..now. As if we haven’t seen enough extreme sports stars appearing under Activision O2’s brand, in walks another. But when Tony Hawk’s, shortly arriving in his fourth version, sells so many darned copies, it’s hard to resist moving on to other board-based sports.
Pros: Great waves, Visually impressive, Surprisingly addictive