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 The Tournament Mode and Exhibition Mode are also present in the arcade version, but the Challenge Mode has been replaced by the World Tour Mode and Party Mode.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
Part of the Following Groups
- Japanese PlayStation 3 game releases with full English support
- Physics Engine: PhysX
- Virtua Tennis series
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|Pro-G||Xbox 360||Mar 27, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|Portable Video Gamer||PSP||Mar 31, 2007||9 out of 10||90|
|PC Powerplay||Windows||Mar 28, 2007||89 out of 100||89|
|XBox Front||Xbox 360||Apr 10, 2007||86 out of 100||86|
|PlayFrance||PlayStation 3||Mar 16, 2007||8 out of 10||80|
|Eurogamer.de||Xbox 360||Mar 29, 2007||8 out of 10||80|
|FZ||Xbox 360||Apr 22, 2007||80|
|PlayFrance||PSP||Jun 26, 2007||7.5 out of 10||75|
|The Video Game Critic||Xbox 360||Sep 18, 2007||B||75|
|1UP||Xbox 360||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
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