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 The Tournament Mode and Exhibition Mode are also present in the arcade version, but the Challenge Mode has been replaced by the World Tour Mode and Party Mode.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
|GameSpy||Mar 26, 2007||90|
|Portable Video Gamer||Mar 31, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|4Players.de||Apr 08, 2007||84 out of 100||84|
|UOL Jogos||Apr 02, 2007||80|
|GotNext||May 03, 2007||80|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Mar 28, 2007||16 out of 20||80|
|PlayFrance||Jun 26, 2007||7.5 out of 10||75|
|1UP||Apr 16, 2007||7.5 out of 10||75|
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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.)