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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 The Tournament Mode and Exhibition Mode are also present in the arcade version, but the Challenge Mode has been replaced by the World Tour Mode and Party Mode.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 Windows Tennis school
Virtua Tennis 3 PlayStation 3 Federer services first.
Virtua Tennis 3 PlayStation 3 One on one match has been set.
Virtua Tennis 3 Windows Watch out for balls

Promo Images

Virtua Tennis 3 Screenshot
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

Portable Video Gamer PSP Mar 31, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Pro-G Xbox 360 Mar 27, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Eurogamer.net (UK) Xbox 360 Mar 21, 2007 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Xbox 360 Mar 16, 2007 17 out of 20 85
GotNext PSP May 03, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
PlayFrance PlayStation 3 Mar 16, 2007 8 out of 10 80
Extreme Gamer Xbox 360 Mar 26, 2007 8 out of 10 80
SEGA-Portal.de Xbox 360 Sep 20, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Computer Bild Spiele PlayStation 3 Apr 04, 2007 2.11 out of 6 78
PC Games (Germany) Windows Apr 20, 2007 76 out of 100 76

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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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