Virtua Tennis hides in the shadow of Mario Tennis fame, but this tennis game has a lot going for it. From graphics, gameplay, to addiction, Sega's Sports division really did a great job on this one.
With realistic graphics with simple controls, it was the first head-to-head tennis game to come to the little white box.
Virtua Tennis has eight internationally ranked men's tennis players,
The game allows you to play with up to four players and it only takes up a measly two blocks on the VMU!
There are also several cool modes to keep you coming back for more - World
mode, Mini-games and Arcade mode.
Graphics and Sound
Virtua Tennis smashed its way onto the Dreamcast with a big hit. With lush
Just like Crazy Taxi, Virtua Tennis was taken from the Arcade as a port -
When Sega made this game, they knew exactly what they had in mind. An addictive game that's easy to pick up. And Sega certainly did a great job with that.
The game only has two action buttons, A and B. A to do a regular shot, and B to volley the ball up. The volley adds some strategy to the shot, because it makes you think more about your players positions.
The game has an Arcade mode, and depending on your settings, it can last from 15 minutes, to well over 45 minutes.
Tennis also has an incredibly deep
The more you win, the more money you will get to spend for higher priced partners. There are also many, many little games to play, such as Tennis Bowling. You try to knock down as many pins as you can when you serve, to earn points. And once you earn the number of points that is designated, you pass that minigame. Then you get to play level two.
Each minigame has its certain objectives. Winning these minigames brings you money, and it unlocks more tournaments.
The goal of the game, or World Mode,
If there is one area where this game shines, it's replay value. You can
Worth Buying Now?
Since copies of this game don't cost a lot, be sure to pick this one up.
You don't have to be a tennis fan to enjoy both of these great classics.
In Virtua Tennis, you can play with up to four players with 10 total characters on four different style courts!
Since this is a port directly from Sega's NAOMI board, you can expect great graphics and sound.