Excerpt: Virtua Tennis 4 finds itself in the awkward position. It's a long-running series with a fan base that expects a certain style of play. At the same time, there's the pressure associated with motion controls, which have led to a near complete reformat of how sports games are played.
Conclusion: When the main reason I keep coming back is a thirty second mini-game, we have a problem. Really though, the game does the absolute minimum to be considered "good." While it's fun there's nothing that keeps you coming back for more. Shame, really.
Excerpt: Virtua Tennis 4 gives you plenty of options in how you can choose to play. Firstly, there is a handy "Practice" mode that will teach you the fundamentals. In "Exhibition" mode you pick either your user-created character or one of the 18 pros who lent their likenesses to the game, including Federer,...
Excerpt: released back in March, despite my issue with the new character advancement that doesn’t allow me to place hard-earned experience points in any statistic I wish. I was hoping for another solid tennis game from Sega but I had my reservations, because the