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Old 05-27-2012, 07:34 PM
Grist Grist is offline
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Default Best tennis game in the App Store

I've logged more than enough hours already to feel good about purchasing this game. As others on this forum have noted, the controls aren't perfect; occasionally when I use the flick control to hit a slice, my player hits a top spin, and drop shops aren't consistently registered when using the flick control. This hasn't detracted from the fun factor for me, although I can understand how some people might get obsessed with the occasional glitch in the swipe control. It hasn't caused me to lose any games, and I'm finding this version of VT to be just as immersive and enjoyable as the ones I have on my PS Vita and other systems. Initially I played this solely on "the new iPad", and was hesitant to try it on my iPhone 4S because of its smaller screen, but I was pleasantly surprised to discover that it's just as much fun on the iPhone. I think most people who buy this game will be won over by its amazing graphics and high fun factor. I've bought all of the tennis games in the App Store. This one is my favorite.
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Old 05-28-2012, 10:22 AM
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Old 05-28-2012, 02:19 PM
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Ignore incredible-positive reviews like this! He doesn't know what he's talking about!
oh I know what I'm talking about. I can play it for long periods of time and still enjoy it.
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Old 05-28-2012, 02:20 PM
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Steering sucks... It doesnt see the difference between moving and swiping to choose the direction of our shot.
Change the controls to virtual pad
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Old 05-28-2012, 03:33 PM
VonWillebrand VonWillebrand is offline
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Is it possible to punish a drop shot? My player ALWAYS returns the ball to middle court, no matter how early I get to the ball. It's really irritating when playing against a difficult AI opponent. Somehow I can't place my volleys either. I should probably try the game pad control method.
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Old 05-28-2012, 06:45 PM
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Is it possible to punish a drop shot? My player ALWAYS returns the ball to middle court, no matter how early I get to the ball. It's really irritating when playing against a difficult AI opponent. Somehow I can't place my volleys either. I should probably try the game pad control method.
Game pad control is the way to go.

As far as punishing drop shots go, the only thing would be to return with a slice to the baseline and get back into position. Or if you're ballsy you could actually lob it, run back, and slice return.
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:43 AM
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Anyone notice that the AI never hit the ball OUT or into the net??
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:47 AM
VonWillebrand VonWillebrand is offline
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Yes, I hate the AI so much. The difficult opponents always know where to move, no matter how hard I hit. Not realistic. Maybe I'm not good at this game.
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Old 05-30-2012, 09:55 AM
Evilkarma Evilkarma is offline
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Anyone notice that the AI never hit the ball OUT or into the net??
I've seen my opponent hit the net ONCE, but it tipped over and I lost the point lol
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Old 06-02-2012, 02:57 PM
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dang TA hammered this game. looks like a definite pass until a price drop or update(s)
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