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Virtua Tennis 3 (PSP)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Category Description MobyScore
Acting The quality of the actors' performances in the game (including voice acting). 4.0
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 4.0
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 4.0
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 4.0
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 4.0
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 4.0
Story / Presentation The main creative ideas in the game and how well they're executed 4.0
Overall MobyScore (2 votes) 4.0

The Press Says

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Virtua Tennis 3 is fine fun for even the uninitiated. Not only did I have a good time playing through the cornucopia of kooky minigames, but I also came out with a firmer knowledge and appreciation for tennis itself. The graphics may not be totally up to PS2 standards (I was disturbed to see that my player's textures tended to tear during the little cut-scenes between matches), but on the small screen you can hardly notice. After all, what counts most to me is whether or not a game can capture and keep my attention and if I have fun while playing it, and on those courts, Virtua Tennis 3 is unmatched.
Portable Video Gamer
Overall we were mightily impressed with Virtua Tennis 3, and we can recommend it to newcomers and veterans of the series alike. The home console versions of the game might offer flashier graphics and better online support, but the PSP holds its own and manages to offer a superb game of tennis on the small screen.
Virtua Tennis 3 ist das ideale Spiel für mobile Filzkugelquäler. Eigentlich stehe ich eher auf kürzere, realistische Ballwechsel wie in Top Spin 2 auf der Xbox 360. Die intuitive Steuerung und das dynamische Gameplay passen aber perfekt zur PSP und haben auch mich stundenlang an den Handheld gefesselt. Viele positive und negative Punkte der großen Konsolenbrüder treffen auch auf die PSP-Version zu. Auch hier ist der Einstieg z.B. etwas zu einfach. Habt ihr eine etwas höhere Weltranglistenposition erreicht, entwickeln sich die Matches aber zu ungemein spannenden Partien. Wem das immer noch zu leicht ist, der kann gleich zu Beginn einen höheren Schwierigkeitsgrad auswählen oder gegen bis zu drei menschliche Virtua Tennis-Cracks antreten. Leider wird weder die Möglichkeit unterstützt, mit nur einem Modul Multiplayer-Matches auszufechten, noch gibt es einen Onlinemodus. Gerade bei solch einem eingängigen Partykracher wurde so einiges an Potential verschenkt.
A côté du plaisir du jeu et de l'envie d'y revenir sans arrêt, les défauts de Virtua Tennis 3 ne pèsent pas lourd. Balayés d'un revers par un gameplay capable de séduire tous les types de joueurs, ils ne rebuteront que les plus chipoteurs d'entre nous. Immersif au possible, subtil et incroyablement varié, il prend une toute autre dimension à plusieurs.
UOL Jogos
Para o bem ou para o mal, "Virtua Tennis 3" é bem parecido com o antecessor. Isso quer dizer que a qualidade e o sensacional sistema de jogo permanecem, mas, por outro lado, não há nada realmente novo nesta edição: apenas mudaram os minigames e os atletas famosos. Colocando tudo na balança, "Virtua Tennis: World Tour" ainda vale mais a pena, mas esta edição também saca um "ace".
Even with its handful of minor flaws, Virtua Tennis 3 is a tremendous amount of fun, and a perfect travel companion in your PSP. Between the addictive minigames, career builder, and stylish on-court play, you won't find yourself disappointed. Working your way up from a playground wannabe to a world champion will be one of the most rewarding objectives you'll accomplish in quite a long time; just be prepared to invest the time to make it happen. It's worth it.
Virtua Tennis 3 conserve le plaisir qu'ont pu procurer ses aînés. Avec quelques ajouts et améliorations, le jeu présente toutefois quelques défauts mineurs et surtout un mode multijoueur Infrastructure absent. Il reste toutefois le meilleur jeu de tennis sur PSP.
In the end, this is a great handheld sports game to rally around, but there are a handful of unforced errors that will irritate.