Metascore
83

Generally favorable reviews - based on 23 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 22 out of 23
  2. Negative: 0 out of 23
  1. 100
    A wealth of multiplayer modes and minigame-like challenges give Murray the replay value of 10 lesser titles. [July 2003, p.58]
  2. A surprisingly deep game; its many features pushes the game’s replay value up into the stratosphere.
  3. The stunts you can pull off on a wakeboard in real life are astounding but the stunts you can pull off in the virtual world are nothing short of amazing.
  4. Purely from a gaming standpoint, it's so brilliantly crafted, you should try it. [July 2003, p97]
  5. Interestingly the PS2 version appears to have the edge over the Xbox version, sporting crisper textures that seem to feature more detail. Along with the fact that the Dual-Shock 2 controller was conceived for the Tony Hawk control system, making the PS2 version the superior out of the lot.
  6. 89
    With its cleverly designed levels, sweet controls, and challenging gameplay, Wakeboarding Unleashed is an excellent game that action-sports fans will love.
  7. It’s a nice looking game and the controls are smooth. WU also offers more than any other game of its genre. The learning curve is pretty short making it versatile for all ages, both in single and two player modes.
  8. Feels like a successor to "Aggressive Inline" in that it does many new things, but still has a classic extreme sports feel.
User Score
9.0

Universal acclaim- based on 12 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 9
  2. Negative: 0 out of 9
  1. DerekW.
    Nov 25, 2003
    10
    I really like this game because I love to wakeboard but I wish I could at least do half of the tricks in real life.
  2. dephil
    Sep 17, 2003
    9
    Awesome asskicking game! The graphics are beautiful- especially the water looks incredible! The 9 levels are huge and full of detail. TheAwesome asskicking game! The graphics are beautiful- especially the water looks incredible! The 9 levels are huge and full of detail. The Soundtrack rocks! Everytime you pass a challenge, you will want to do the next one- this game will keep you in front of the TV for hours! Who needs sleep?? Grab the rope and get wet!! ...your girlfriend should be very creative, if she wants to get you off the TV... Full Review »
  3. dephil
    Sep 17, 2003
    9
    Awesome asskicking game! The graphics are beautiful- especially the water looks incredible! The 9 levels are huge and full of detail. TheAwesome asskicking game! The graphics are beautiful- especially the water looks incredible! The 9 levels are huge and full of detail. The Soundtrack rocks! Everytime you pass a challenge, you will want to do the next one- this game will keep you in front of the TV for hours! Who needs sleep?? Grab the rope and get wet!! ...your girlfriend should be very creative, if she wants to get you off the TV... Full Review »