Jump to content
LCVG

Virtua Tennis 2009 Announced (PC, PS3, 360)


Romier S
 Share

Recommended Posts

Here you go and it's being developed by Sumo Digital.

 

http://www.sega.co.uk/news/?n=2973

 

It's All About Achieving the Number One Spot With SEGA's Virtua Tennis™ 2009

 

LONDON & SAN FRANCISCO (February 5th 2009) – SEGA Europe Ltd. and SEGA of America, Inc. today announced they will be publishing Virtua Tennis™ 2009. Virtua Tennis 2009 will smash into action on Sony PlayStation? 3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and downloadable for PC fans in May 2009.

 

Virtua Tennis 2009 will again allow you to take on the world’s top tennis players in some of the most realistic courts to be found on gaming consoles. Take on the likes of Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer or play as Maria Sharapova against Venus Williams to recreate some classic court battles. Joining this impressive roster of tennis stars are several new players for 2009, including men’s World No.4 Andy Murray and ladies French Open champion Ana Ivanovic. In addition to the traditional singles, doubles and mixed doubles matches, Virtua Tennis 2009 will also have the official Davis Cup license, giving players the coveted opportunity to lead their country to glory!

 

Virtua Tennis 2009 has extensive additions and detailed improvements to the classic arcade-style match engine like no other tennis game available. Player stumbling adds a new dimension to matches, while improved volleying, serving and net play allow you to express yourself on court like never before. In addition, the popular World Tour Mode has been given innovative new features offering a fully integrated online system, and new online ranking system available for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Along with numerous other additions the Player Creation System in World Tour Mode has also been expanded, and a new look Tennis Store containing over 800 items will enable players to create their own unique Virtua Tennis Champion!

 

“The return of Virtua Tennis promises to be a real treat for both fans of the series and sports game fans everywhere” commented Gary Knight, European Marketing Director for SEGA Europe. “The tennis season is shaping up to be the most exciting in years, and with new players, courts, an Online Tour and extensive on-court updates – Virtua Tennis 2009 is sure to maintain its spot as the standard by which all tennis games are judged.”

 

Finally, no Virtua Tennis game would be complete without the ever popular Court Games and Virtua Tennis 2009 doesn’t disappoint! Fan favorites will be returning alongside each other in completely new minigames, ensuring the tradition is carried on into this new iteration of the series. But look out for crocodiles, fruit and pirates in Virtua Tennis 2009’s collection of unique Court Games, available to play as single player, multiplayer and online, and sure to have players coming back for more!

 

Virtua Tennis 2009 ™ is due for release on the Sony? PlayStation 3, Microsoft Xbox 360™ and PC in May 2009, please go to http://www.virtuatennis2009.com for further information.

 

The official site is up:

 

http://www.virtuatennis2009.com/

 

The world’s top tennis stars are hitting the courts again as SEGA’s best-selling tennis series smashes back into action on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC – Virtua Tennis 2009 will be arriving in May 2009.

 

Create your own player, join the new World Tour, where you will be trained by a real-life legend of tennis, and compete for the #1 ranking against the planet’s biggest stars. Then take your character online and prove you’re the best with the new online ranking system!

 

With brand new courts to test your skills in, a new roll call of tennis stars to compete against and even more popular court minigames, Virtua Tennis 2009 is set to be a bigger hitter than ever before!

 

Key Features:

 

New World Tour & Online Rankings - Take your career online and compete for the ultimate title of ‘Virtua Tennis Champion’ with the new PS3 and Xbox 360 online ranking system. Earn prize money from online tournaments and purchase over 800 shop items in the new Tennis Store.

 

New Players / Courts – Over 20 of the world’s top players, including seven new to Virtua Tennis and three legends. Take to the court in new arenas and the officially licensed Davis Cup providing the most realistic tennis competition to date.

 

New Player Creation System – Now have full control over facial, body, and clothing customization as well as the depth to populate the game world with 100’s of unknown opponents.

 

More Court Games – Compete in 12 minigames, 5 completely new, for either single or multiplayer action where players can upload their hi-scores onto the worldwide rankings in games such as Zoo Feeder and Pirate War.

 

Improved Gameplay – Courtside action is better than ever, with extensive updates to the famous arcade-style Virtua Tennis match engine as well as 3D crowds and a more realistic courtside experience.

 

I'm buying.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Loading...
 Share

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    • No registered users viewing this page.
×
×
  • Create New...