STP writes: "On the bright side, this game does look fantastic, with some impressive motion capture for the tricks. Boards are customizable, and there's a choice of two playable pro skaters. The punk rock soundtrack does get a little grating due to its limited selection, but there's no iPod option.
Despite the high production value, Vans SK8: Pool Service is too frustrating from the get-go, and simply does not allow a player to build enough momentum in their gameplay experience to be an enjoyable title. Save your money".