Excerpt: With Top Spin 3, 2K Sports delivered a tennis game that didn't play like all the others. It wasn't just a re-skinned Virtua Tennis, instead offering a more nuanced control scheme that relied heavily on precise timing. Almost three years later, Top Spin 4 tweaks the system and introduces a number of helpful guides in an attempt to better convey the game of tennis.
Excerpt: You can jump into an exhibition match right from the word go and play with a pretty impressive roster of real-life talent, both past and present. The top four on the men's side are present: Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, and Murray, along with other notable players. Serena Williams, Dinara Safina, and Anna Ivanovic highlight the women. I love that classic stars are present like Sampras, Agassi, Lendl, and my personal favorite, Boris Becker.
Excerpt: Top Spin 4 review Game Over Online - http://www.game-over.com In it's finest form, tennis can be more a chess match than a slugfest. When two equally impressive athletes compete in a duel of wills to see who can outwit whom, it becomes a "thinking man's" game with strategy trumping strength. It's been two years since we last stepped onto center court, and 2K Sports has spent a lot of that time revamping their previous installment.
Summary: Top Spin 4 brings the competitive action of tennis to life like never before with redesigned controls, jaw-dropping player models and Signature Style animations, enhanced TV-style presentation elements, and one of the deepest player rosters to date featuring tennis’ top athletes and legendary pros.
Excerpt: can be fun, 2K’s series typically outstrips Sega’s in terms of realism and authenticity. With the fourth installment, 2K Czech worked hard on the accessibility; they streamlined just about everything and enhanced the depth of the Career Mode.
Top Spin 4 Perfects The Fundamentals And Delivers A Compelling Career Mode
15 March 2011
Conclusion: Concept: Simplify Top Spin 3’s convoluted controls while adding depth to career mode and online
Graphics: The pros look lifelike, and the animations are very fluid. The arenas and crowds are much more detailed, which is highlighted by the new TV-style presentation
Sound: The crowd noise ebbs and flows with the match. Still lacking commentary, and I hope you like the song “North American Scum” by LCD Soundsystem.