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Description

Virtua 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 The Tournament Mode and Exhibition Mode are also present in the arcade version, but the Challenge Mode has been replaced by the World Tour Mode and Party Mode.

Screenshots

Virtua Tennis 3 PSP Alien attack training mini-game
Virtua Tennis 3 Windows 2 player mode
Virtua Tennis 3 PlayStation 3 Player selection screen
Virtua Tennis 3 PSP Wins 1st stage of tournament

Promo Images

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Virtua Tennis 3 Screenshot
Virtua Tennis 3 Screenshot
Virtua Tennis 3 Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Power Smash 3" -- Japanese title

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Critic Reviews

Games Master PlayStation 3 Apr, 2007 85 out of 100 85
Lawrence Xbox 360 Apr 18, 2007 8.4 out of 10 84
GameSpot PlayStation 3 Mar 20, 2007 8.2 out of 10 82
UOL Jogos Xbox 360 Apr 24, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Defunct Games Xbox 360 Apr 10, 2007 80 out of 100 80
PlayFrance PlayStation 3 Mar 16, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Extreme Gamer PlayStation 3 Mar 26, 2007 8 out of 10 80
FZ Xbox 360 Apr 22, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Absolute Games (AG.ru) Windows Apr 05, 2007 70 out of 99 71
1UP PlayStation 3 Mar 20, 2007 6.5 out of 10 65

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Virtua Tennis 3 appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2007 – #8 PSP Game of the Year

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