Excerpt: Ever since its debut on the Sega Dreamcast, Virtua Tennis has managed to bring the simplicity of the sport effectively to the mainstream gaming audience. Whether you’re a hardened pro that knows their aces from their loves, or someone who just wants to swing a racket at a ball, there’s something for everyone to enjoy in these games.
PS Vita Review – Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition
22 February 2012
Summary: I got tickets to the big game, bro! It’s sports!
Pros: + World Tour Mode and the bundle of minigames are better suited for a portable than consoles., +/- Vita additions may appear tacked-on, but they’re exactly the kind of teach demos fans would be wondering about if they’d not been included (just don’t expect to still be wowed by them come this time next year).
Cons: +/- Vita additions may appear tacked-on, but they’re exactly the kind of teach demos fans would be wondering about if they’d not been included (just don’t expect to still be wowed by them come this time next year).
Summary: The video game industry is a funny one isn’t it? Just last week we were talking about how underused tennis tends to be as the focus of sports games, and two are released within a week of each other. Rather than complaining of course, we’re only too happy to take all we can get. If you read our Grand Slam Tennis 2 review , you’ll have noticed that we mentioned how the game expertly straddled the boundaries of both arcade and simulation style tennis to serve up one of the...
Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition (PS Vita) Review
Canadian Online Gamers
1 May 2012
Excerpt: My first time with the Virtua Tennis series was on SEGA’s ill-fated Dreamcast. I had a hoot with the game as it brought the world of tennis into my living room in a fun and very enjoyable manner. Since that time I have dabbled in playing other tennis games, including subsequent versions of Virtua Tennis, but none of them had the pizazz or zest that made me love the original.
Summary: The game where love means nothing! Stop making a racquet! Balls! Tennis is one of the best (or worst) sports if for no other reason than the puns. Yet while Virtua Tennis has long been the less serious proposition to rival Top Spin, VT4 on PS3 seems oddly reluctant to let its hair down.
Excerpt: During a release of a new handheld system, the launch titles always seem to include some sort of port of a console sport title. The trend continues on the brand new PlayStation Vita , which is selling itself as a portable device that offers a home console experience on the go. What better way to sell you this idea than actually showing games that were on home consoles now running in the palm of your hand?