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Virtua Tennis

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Released: 1999

Genre: Sports

Format reviewed: Arcade

Publisher: Sega

Developer: Sega

Submitted by: German Gonzalez

It’s a Pong with steroids, that’s it, the beauty of simplicity with only two buttons and a good engine can make a game to rock for years.

It has an easy learning curve quickly you became a good player, but it needs many hours to master it. Incredible gfx, high playability, great to compete against other human player.

Incorporating the best real tennis player of those years this version also has exclusively to Mark Philippoussis which in the other ports doesn’t appear for copyright reasons, each one has different features which impact in your gameplay if you desire to be the best player of the world, winning all the championships and even playing against the hidden best player -master-

Years after appeared home versions for Dreamcast and PC however these are quite easier on many aspects, subtle change at first sight, but extremely different after you master the game such as gravity of the ball, angle of shortcuts and strength of a winning in weaker players.

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