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 The Tournament Mode and Exhibition Mode are also present in the arcade version, but the Challenge Mode has been replaced by the World Tour Mode and Party Mode.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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|PC Powerplay||Mar 28, 2007||89 out of 100||89|
|GameStar (Germany)||Apr, 2007||85 out of 100||85|
|4Players.de||Mar 22, 2007||85 out of 100||85|
|Computer Bild Spiele||May 02, 2007||1.92 out of 6||82|
|Jeuxvideo.com||Mar 28, 2007||16 out of 20||80|
|JagoGame.com||Apr 04, 2007||7.7 out of 10||77|
|PC Games (Germany)||Apr 20, 2007||76 out of 100||76|
|Gameplay (Benelux)||Apr, 2007||73 out of 100||73|
|Absolute Games (AG.ru)||Apr 05, 2007||70 out of 99||71|
|YouGamers||Apr 05, 2007||56 out of 100||56|
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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.)