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TransWorld SURF (PlayStation 2)

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Advertising Blurbs

Atari Australia Press Quotes (for Xbox):
    "Skateboarding is surely going to remain the king of the extreme sport pile, with the Tricky series doing its bit for what once was a lost snowboarding cause. But somewhat surprisingly, Angel Studios has done a great job of getting a surfing game up there in terms of quality and realism with those long-standing titles. The Transworld Surf team has produced an entertaining and challenging title that's sure to grab the attention of many a radical dude when it's released - all you need now is your mom to douse you with the shower while you catch those waves. Brilliant range of game modes, surfers and locations" - GamesDomain.com

    “Angel Studios' TransWorld Surf shows that the difficult sport of surfing can indeed be done right, and done well, and this gamer couldn't be happier about it. TransWorld Surf is the first intelligent, hardcore, devilishly addictive -- and best -- surfing game on the planet, to date.” - IGN Online

    “…Transworld Surf is such a special game.” “…an unbeleiveable sense of atmosphere…” “Finally, a surfing game the industry can be proud of!” - 80% Hyper Magazine

    "All in all, Transworld Surf will appeal to the surfer in anyone. Its beautiful graphics and perfect physics engine make it a startlingly realistic simulation of the sport. " Gamesextreme.net

    “…best surfing title we’ve sen so far.” “…the stars of the show are the huge waves.” - Australian Personal Computer

    Contributed by Xoleras (66218) on May 05, 2004.

Atari Australia website (for Xbox):
    DESCRIPTION:

    Throw airs and turns off the wave while doing it in style. TransWorld Surf is an authentic surfing game featuring the most realistic 3D wave ever! Surf as one of 13 pros like Taj Burrows in a variety of world-renowned surf locations such as Pipeline and Teahupoo.

    Players can compete in single-player career mode to complete goals based on surf breaks to attain the number one ranking in the competition circuit. Surf in multi-player modes such as "King of the Wave", get on the cover of the TransWorld Surf magazine, and avoid the sharks by keeping your "karma" meter high.

    FEATURES:
  • Surf as one of 13 pros including Rochelle Ballard, Shawn Barron, Taj Burrow, Jason Collins, Tim Curran, Shane Dorian, Christian Fletcher, Andy Irons, Taylor Knox, Cory Lopez, Dan Malloy, Fred Patacchia and Chris Ward.
  • Over 20 breaks modeled after 9 real-world locations including Huntington Beach, Hossegor (France), Kirra Point (Australia), Jefferies Bay (South Africa), Witches Rock (Latin America), Fiji, G Land (Indonesia), Pipeline (Hawaii) and Teahupoo (Tahiti).
  • Pull off insane tricks off the most realistic, randomly-generated 3D wave ever!
  • The Karma Meter allows the player to interact with different objects and people to change the game play experience to suit their style. Keep the meter high by avoiding other surfers and dolphins. If your karma is bad, then the surfers and sharks may attack you!
  • Interact with many different environments, objects, animals including other surfers/bodyboarders, sharks, dolphins, wave runners, boats, coral etc.) Get eaten by a shark or let the Reef girl tow you out to the gnarliest wave!
  • Six game play modes including single-player Prosurf, Freesurf, and Single Session modes, as well as multi-player Freesurf, Competition and King of the Wave modes. In Prosurf mode, pull off a trick in front of the cameramen for potential magazine opportunities to unlock new breaks and levels!
  • Sick pumping soundtrack featuring both licensed and original music and an audio ripping function allows you to record your own CDs onto the Xbox hardware.
  • Special user-controlled camera views during replay and above and under-water viewing makes the game play even more realistic.
  • Features surfing lifestyle videos and 55 industry sponsors that underscore lifestyle commitment.

    Contributed by Xoleras (66218) on May 05, 2004.

Back of Case - PlayStation 2:
    10 Legendary Locations including:

    Todos Santos, Mexico
    Huntington Beach, CA
    Tavarua, Fiji
    Pipeline, Hawaii
    Teahupoo, Tahiti

    "...there has never been a video surfing game that can come close to Transworld Surf." PSE2

    All the goodness of TransWorld Surf Magazine in a game!

    KILLER WAVES
    Get hooked on the incredibly realistic water and randomly generated waves.

    Bust blazingly fast, addictive signature moves for wach rider.
    ULTIMATE SURF ACTION

    INSANE TRICKS
    Pull off massive airs, blazing tailslides and more...

    AUTHENTIC LOOK & FEEL

    Tons of lifestyle videos and a mega play list of music tracks.

    Become one of 13 surf pros including Taj Burrow, Andy Irons and Shane Dorian.

    PICK UP & PLAY CONTROLS

    "Winner of Best Videogame award at X-Dance Festival!"

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69753) on Feb 15, 2003.