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tennis games

Post by snowkatt » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:10 pm

i generally dont care much for tennis
but considering that some of the first video games are tennis ( tennis for two pong )
lets talk tennis
from the earliest to the latest and everything in between

personally for me even though there are others and probably better tennis games but to me virtua tennis is the best
its easy to play easy to get in to
hard to master and impossible to lay down
i have vt 3 on my psp and its MILES better then everybodies tennis ( the characters never did what i wanted them too )

so whats your preferred bout of tennis ?
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Re: tennis games

Post by DPrinny » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:19 pm

Pocket tennis on NeoGeo Pocket. its one of the few ones that dont make me rage quit over the ball not going where I want it to

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Post by Spector » Sat Feb 23, 2013 1:20 pm

I've said it before and I'm gonna bore you by saying it again - Final Match Tennis on the PC Engine is one hell of a game.
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Re: tennis games

Post by crusto » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:18 pm

Spector wrote:I've said it before and I'm gonna bore you by saying it again - Final Match Tennis on the PC Engine is one hell of a game.
I will go one further than that and say that it is the pinnacle of the genre. Followed closely by super tennis on the snes.
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Re: tennis games

Post by ulala » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:21 pm

i just logged in to say final match tennis on the PC engine!

Looks like i was beaten to it, needless to say, its ace.

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Post by clarance » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:26 pm

Mario Power Tennis on GBA, and to a lesser degree on the Gamecube - fantastic fun. Shame about the weird long-winded story mode on the GBA though.
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Re: tennis games

Post by Morkin » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:28 pm

Anna Kournikova's Smash Court Tennis on the Playstation was a firm favourite of mine. And then there was Virtua Tennis on the Dreamcast which I loved, but ruined my hands at the time. And now Virtua Tennis on the Vita which is also a real treat.

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Post by SoupDragon » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:46 pm

enjoy a tennis game and Smash Court Tennis Pro Tournament 2 (PS2) and Virtua Tennis (Dreamcast) seem to be my preferred 'tipples' :D
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Re: tennis games

Post by snowkatt » Sat Feb 23, 2013 2:56 pm

Morkin wrote:Anna Kournikova's Smash Court Tennis on the Playstation was a firm favourite of mine. And then there was Virtua Tennis on the Dreamcast which I loved, but ruined my hands at the time. And now Virtua Tennis on the Vita which is also a real treat.
smash court is one of two games i actually broke a controller over in anger
( the other one was bloody roar 2 )
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Re: tennis games

Post by ShadowNeku » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:08 pm

snowkatt wrote:smash court is one of two games i actually broke a controller over in anger
( the other one was bloody roar 2 )
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Re: tennis games

Post by snowkatt » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:14 pm

ShadowNeku wrote:
snowkatt wrote:smash court is one of two games i actually broke a controller over in anger
( the other one was bloody roar 2 )
Did you attempt to go into beast form yourself!?

no but it was very close :wink:

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Post by stvd » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:18 pm

clarance wrote:Mario Power Tennis on GBA, and to a lesser degree on the Gamecube - fantastic fun. Shame about the weird long-winded story mode on the GBA though.
Completely, it's like 10mins of pressing A before you hit a ball. It is good once it gets.going.

Everybody's Tennis on PSP was (I thought) great.
Virtua Tennis on the DC remains my alltime favourite though.
Also, Match Point - spectrum
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Re: tennis games

Post by STranger81 » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:19 pm

For me it's Top Ranking Tennis on the Game Boy. I've been on career mode since 1993 and still haven't reached no 1 ranking. Brutal difficulty towards the end but never feels cheap.
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Re: tennis games

Post by sscott » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:29 pm

Super Tennis on the SNES, Virtua Tennis 2 on the Dreamcast, modern VT games are good too.
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Post by Kickboxingshrimp » Sat Feb 23, 2013 3:32 pm

Jimmy Connors tennis stayed in my Snes cartridge hole for along time back in the day....
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