Reviews and Problems with Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2
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26 May 2006
Excerpt: There’s a battle afoot. Only last year, I was writing about how nothing would be better than the Dreamcast version of Virtua Tennis for at least another couple of seasons. Then, Top Spin pops out of nowhere for the Xbox, Slam Tennis does a surprisingly enjoyable job of recreating the sport and now, Namco have thrown us another bone in the form of Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2 for the PS2.
Excerpt: Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament was released nearly two years ago and at the time was most commonly compared to Sega’s Virtua Tennis games. But while Virtua Tennis was more focused on arcade style action, Pro Tournament leaned more towards a simulation style of play. Namco’s latest game in the series, Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2, distinguishes itself even more from Sega’s Virtua Tennis powerhouse with even stricter, more precision-oriented gameplay tweaks that,...
Excerpt: Tennis as a sport is very fun. Unlike pick-up basketball or touch football where you have to get a bunch of people together in order to feel the full experience, tennis allows you just to call your next-door neighbor up and run out to the courts. The sport has also enjoyed a lot of popularity abroad, obviously in and around Europe where the game originated from, but also in places like Japan where the sport has become so popular that people have to pay for and reserve a...
Excerpt: I wonder how many of you actually remember the days when a video game wasn’t really that much more than a couple of dodgy blips of light reflected on to a piece of glass. I suppose if you look at a lot of stuff publishing houses crank out these days you could argue that not much has changed, but that’s not what I meant.
Excerpt: The Smash Court series from NAMCO has been around for years, starting life out on the NEC system, before making its name as a highly addictive title on the SNES in 1994. Since then weâ??ve seen numerous sequels, name changes and a brief flirt with Anna Kournikova on the PSOne, however NAMCO are back with Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2.
Excerpt: Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament nous avait laissé une impression assez mitigée. Ce nouvel opus relève-t-il le niveau ? Il y a des nouveautés intéressantes, et il faut avouer que le titre vaut le détour. Mais la perfection n'étant pas de ce monde...