While the control is pretty solid, and the speed and action is actually very good, there is one significant flaw that permeates the entire experience: the response to your button presses is often erratic and rarely predictable or reliable.
Let there be no doubt, Surf's Up is strictly for kids in love with the movie. The redundancy of the gameplay will certainly help to break one's obsession with all things penguin in a weekend. Definitely a rental.
The Tony Hawk for pre-teens. And this game gets played just as much. A lot of rehashing catch phrases makes you want to keep the volume down low and turn up the surfing music. Maybe I'm being too hard on it, but the game doesn't have much substance.…Full Review »