I thought this game was far better than any fishing game in the past. although that doesn't say much this game is very fun and entertaining for the avid fisherman. PS3 is the way to go with this game. the motion sensor makes it kinda realistic. would recommend but probably not for true gamers!
Game is very easy to play once you get the hang of it -- it took a while to figure out you are supposed to follow the tips at the bottom of the screen being that the instruction book does not indicate that. My four year old has NO problem playing this -- only complaint is that it's difficult to get back to the very beginning to change lures, etc. without losing all your information.