DescriptionUltimate Tennis is a tennis game, it includes all four Grand Slam tournaments: Wimbledon, Flushing Meadows (US Open), Roland Garros (French Open) and Australian Open. There are six players to choose from, they all have a variety of characteristics and techniques. Two players can also play against each other, though doubles matches aren't available. One credit lasts for a number of lost points (the number of points is determined by a DIP switch setting). The game has a 3 button layout: hard, soft and lob shot. Pressing combinations of these buttons achieve advanced shots, such as top spin, slice, drop shot and super volley. There's also a replay feature accessible by pressing the start button to watch effective plays.
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TriviaUltimate Tennis was Art & Magic's first arcade game, it was completed in 8 months (6 month development and 2 month testing and manufacturing). Around 5000 boards were produced, 500 for Japan alone. The graphic's quality and good gameplay pushed it to 2nd place in Germany and to 14th place in the Japanese charts. Over its life, the game grossed more than 3 millions euros.
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