DescriptionVirtua Tennis 3 features 20 international tennis stars like Roger Federer, Lindsay Davenport or Maria Sharapova against which you need to compete in the heart of the game: The World Tour. You create your own character and play to reach the number one rank on the world ranking list.
Virtua Tennis 3 is not a simulation like Top Spin 2 and only needs three buttons to perform all possible shot. Still time needs to be invested in training the character through several mini-games in which need you to hit a circle on the other side of the net or defeat aliens by hitting them with returns.
You can also play as one of the professionals against the CPU or a friend (or two if you play a Double). True to the series of the home version, there are also 12 mini-games available to play against your friends. These include the ones from the World Tour training as well as different ones like Curling or Super-Bingo. The Tournament Mode and Exhibition Mode are also present in the arcade version, but the Challenge Mode has been replaced by the World Tour Mode and Party Mode.
- "Power Smash 3" -- Japanese title
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The Press Says
|Play.tm||Apr 18, 2007||92 out of 100||92|
|Lawrence||Apr 03, 2007||8.6 out of 10||86|
|Games Master||Apr, 2007||85 out of 100||85|
|Playstation Front||Apr 10, 2007||85 out of 100||85|
|Gamesmania||Apr 19, 2007||84 out of 100||84|
|GameSpy||Apr 02, 2007||80|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Mar 16, 2007||16 out of 20||80|
|UOL Jogos||Apr 24, 2007||80|
|Gamezine||Mar 25, 2007||16 out of 20||80|
|1UP||Mar 20, 2007||6.5 out of 10||65|
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1001 Video GamesVirtua Tennis 3 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.
- 2007 – #8 PSP Game of the Year
Related Web Sites
- Virtua Tennis 3 (Official game website)
- X360A achievement guide (X360A's achievement guide for Virtua Tennis 3.)