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1. Posted: Fri 17th Apr 2009 06:04 BST
Personally, I'm torn. I'd like to know what you guys are anticipating more or which one you plan to get (over the other)? I think reviews may have an impact this time around because both are gonna be great games with admirable features. Virtua Tennis 2009, arguably, has a stronger online focus, it seems, but we'll have to wait and see.
2. Posted: Fri 17th Apr 2009 14:48 BST
I want to get one of them, but I really don't know a thing about either. Can you enlighten us on the supposed differences? If I had to choose blindly, I'd go with Virtua Tennis since it looks better and I don't generally like EA games except for the last FIFA/UEFA titles. How does VT have a stronger online focus?
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3. Posted: Fri 17th Apr 2009 15:22 BST
i think Virtua Tennis will be the better of the two. at least from the impressions i have read. but ill wait for the reviews to start coming in before i decide between the two.
i want GST just for the fact that john mcenroe is in the game and the grand slam licenses.. but from all the previews ive read, VT has the better controls.
4. Posted: Fri 17th Apr 2009 15:32 BST
I've only played Virtua Tennis on the Dreamcast, but if the new version is anything like that then that's the one I'd suggest. Of course, if you're not worried about realism, then Mario Tennis (best tennis game I've played) is the one to go for when it finally arrives on VC.
5. Posted: Fri 17th Apr 2009 16:38 BST
Yeah, Mario Tennis is the best with the "traditional" controls ("Super Tennis" for SNES was also pretty cool though ) - the interesting question will be how well they will support the Wii Motion Plus.
6. Posted: Fri 17th Apr 2009 20:46 BST
Best to wait until the reviews start coming in, both games sound very similar in feel and content; so I'm betting the end choice won't matter too much.
Gotta go with what'cha know.
7. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 18:04 BST
I personally trust GST more. EA's building it from the ground up specifically for Wii and MotionPlus, whereas VT09's focus is mainly on the 360 and PS3 versions. I have a feeling that MP will just be tacked on, as it was announced to support it a little more than a month before the release date. I'll be renting VT09, but GST will be getting my money
from all the previews ive read, VT has the better controls.
From the previews I've read (Specifically from IGN.com), GST is supposed to have amazing control.
Anyway, that's just my $0.02. Bring 'em both!!
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8. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 18:30 BST
Now that´s a tough one... So far virtua tennis is the only one with online right? There is a small chance that wii sports resort will have something akin to 1:1 tennis you know.
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9. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 18:39 BST
This is quite a tough one. I'm currently leaning towards GST because i know more about it, so i need to look into VT before i make my judgement.
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10. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 18:51 BST
No, Zane, Sports Resorts is supposed to have all new games.
11. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 18:56 BST
Yeah adam but shit like badminton or whatever might show up...
12. Posted: Sat 18th Apr 2009 18:57 BST
Found it. Grand slam has online and both Stefan Edberg and Bjorn Borg. SIGN ME UP! I dont wanna lousy vt port...
13. Posted: Sun 19th Apr 2009 04:04 BST
Yeah GST has more legends, all 4 grand slams, lots of online options and modes (so EA tells us) and basically a very robust package. Another selling point is the wealth of control schemes - you can use the nunchuck to control your player, or you can use the Wii remote only (Wii Tennis style), using the d-pad to move your character up to net or back to the baseline.
14. Posted: Tue 21st Apr 2009 19:43 BST
I'd go with VT 2009. Has anyone played Virtua Tennis on the Dreamcast? You'll know why Virtua Tennis 2009 might be the better choice if you do play it
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15. Posted: Tue 21st Apr 2009 20:00 BST
VT is a port? That is disappointing. I didn't know that. I personally don't care what athletes are licensed for either game so long as it plays well.
16. Posted: Tue 21st Apr 2009 22:02 BST
It looks like a port anyhew. And i don't care about which athletes arrives either I'm just being nationalist for once in a while, lol
17. Posted: Wed 22nd Apr 2009 15:16 BST
...or you can use the Wii remote only (Wii Tennis style), using the d-pad to move your character up to net or back to the baseline.
Ouch... sounds like horrible control. I wonder if players who don't use the D Pad will miss more shots.
18. Posted: Sat 25th Apr 2009 14:17 BST
The best one will be the one with the best motion+ controls. Although I have no inside information in any of this games, it is clearly obvious to me that GST is all over the Internet showing its amazing motion+ controls, whereas VT was reluctant to even announce this feature up to a few weeks ago. At this point, I suspect GST will be the best one.
19. Posted: Sun 26th Apr 2009 02:40 BST
I know both games have licenses to some top players. What about create a new character. I am sure VT will offer this possibility but I don't know if this will be available to GST. Does anybody has an idea?
20. Posted: Mon 27th Apr 2009 19:14 BST
It's a tough call.
I'm leaning towards Grand Slam Tennis, based on the assumption that no friend codes will be used.