• Publisher: Atari
  • Release Date: Mar 18, 2003

Mixed or average reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
Buy On
  1. It's arguably the best version of the game to date, but a year and a half after it was released on the Xbox, the game doesn't have quite the same impact.
  2. 68
    The bad news is that a lot of little flaws and a couple of not-so-little flaws seemingly inherent to surfing games keep it from being the kind of game that non-surfers are going to be interested in.
  3. Nintendo Power
    More gamelike in its execution than "Kelly Slater's Pro Surfer." [May 2003, p.138]
  4. Play Magazine
    Besides paddling faster than most boats, the surfing action in Next Wave is second only to "Kelly Slater's," the reigning kahuna of surfing games. [May 2003, p.61]
  5. Game Informer
    About the only thing missing is the gameplay. [May 2003, p.55]

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