Virtua Tennis 4 PC

Metascore
66

Mixed or average reviews - based on 5 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 5
  2. Negative: 0 out of 5
  1. Aug 14, 2011
    71
    SEGA could have used its money and influence to elevate Virtua Tennis to the level of EA's FIFA franchise, but, judging by the lack of tangible progress in this installment, I guess SEGA just doesn't care.
  2. Jul 4, 2011
    74
    The right game for beginners: uncomplicated and remarkably entertaining tennis. Just press start, lean back and have fun.
  3. LEVEL (Czech Republic)
    Aug 29, 2011
    50
    Virtua Tennis keeps its arcade style but unfortunately it soon turns into a spiritless stereotype play. [Issue#207]
  4. Jul 12, 2011
    75
    Virtua Tennis 4 comes as a spectacular mix of strengths and weaknesses, a title that Dreamcast nostalgics will surely enjoy. The fact is it doesn't have what it takes to compete with Top Spin 4, which has brought the genre to new levels, especially in terms of realism and depth. A good fourth episode, definitely, but the series desperately needs some major improvements.
  5. PC Games (Russia)
    Aug 29, 2011
    70
    It's nothing close to a serious tennis simulator, but it's packed with so much fun that you simply don't care. [Sept 2011, p.91]
User Score
7.3

Mixed or average reviews- based on 43 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Mar 25, 2013
    6
    The game is truly disappointing. It's a miss when it comes both to the arcade and simulation. The "casual" difficulty is a joke. Mini gamesThe game is truly disappointing. It's a miss when it comes both to the arcade and simulation. The "casual" difficulty is a joke. Mini games are boring. Controls are like for 5 year old you don't even have to be close to the ball to hit it. Career mode as a board game seems interesting at the beginning but turns out to be another joke (you'll understand when you'll miss two big events in a row). Music sux it's simply annoying (mostly). BTW: a new shirt costs more than hiring an agent for a week; your player ALWAYS makes the same moves entering the court, after the match (booring) etc. The only nice thing are game graphics and smooth gameplay. Unfortunately it all feels terribly empty. I'm going back to Hot Shots Tennis: Get a Grip on my PSP as it's way much entertaining and demanding than this. Full Review »
  2. Jan 15, 2013
    7
    Fun game as every Virtua Tennis, yet this one has one weird change, it's harder to return the ball when you are in a bad position or too farFun game as every Virtua Tennis, yet this one has one weird change, it's harder to return the ball when you are in a bad position or too far from the ball, as your player moves are slower. Now position is much more important which is a good point, but sometimes it's weird when you can't volley a ball that passes 3 cm from you cause it was a "bit too fast" and your player doesn't even react to block the ball. Full Review »
  3. Oct 8, 2012
    7
    it's a good game but is too arcade. The graphics are good. the gameplay is a defect because the ball never go outside the court. the sound isit's a good game but is too arcade. The graphics are good. the gameplay is a defect because the ball never go outside the court. the sound is regular. graphics: 8
    Gameplay: 6
    Sound:7

    Final note: 7
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