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iPhone: Touch sports tennis '09 ((1.99))

11-28-2008, 05:18 PM
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Touch sports tennis '09 ((1.99))

is it worth the 1.99? can you listen to your own music? better than Ace tennis???
11-28-2008, 05:26 PM
#2
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pablo19 View Post
is it worth the 1.99? can you listen to your own music? better than Ace tennis???

It's definitely worth $1.99. The current version plays a little slow, but there are many improvements in v 1.02 which I have beta tested on a 1st gen iphone. The only thing Ace Tennis still has in its favor are:

1. online multiplayer
2. can lob/smash

Otherwise, TST is much better.

From the prioritized feedback we received from our users, we are announcing the 1.0.2 update to TouchSports™ Tennis ‘09!

Gamers will be happy to find:

-Improved frame rates on all Hardware by offloading additional process to GPU.
-Improved frame rate on iPod touch, iPhone & iPhone 3G with platform specific Levels of detail.
-Hit return targeting system, allowing precise hit returns.
-Improved ball physics.
-Improved opponent AI.
-Save/Resume current game on game exit and startup.
-In-Game options now accessible through Settings Panel.
-Level off sound effects.
-Fixes to system notification related issues.
-A bunch of small adjustments/improvements to menus and UI.



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11-28-2008, 05:31 PM
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Posts: 2,326
Thanks

Quote:
Originally Posted by salsamd View Post
It's definitely worth $1.99. The current version plays a little slow, but there are many improvements in v 1.02 which I have beta tested on a 1st gen iphone. The only thing Ace Tennis still has in its favor are:

1. online multiplayer
2. can lob/smash

Otherwise, TST is much better.

From the prioritized feedback we received from our users, we are announcing the 1.0.2 update to TouchSports™ Tennis ‘09!

Gamers will be happy to find:

-Improved frame rates on all Hardware by offloading additional process to GPU.
-Improved frame rate on iPod touch, iPhone & iPhone 3G with platform specific Levels of detail.
-Hit return targeting system, allowing precise hit returns.
-Improved ball physics.
-Improved opponent AI.
-Save/Resume current game on game exit and startup.
-In-Game options now accessible through Settings Panel.
-Level off sound effects.
-Fixes to system notification related issues.
-A bunch of small adjustments/improvements to menus and UI.


YouTube: video
Thanks man!
11-28-2008, 05:34 PM
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Hi. Definitely worth the money imo. In it's present state it is a little limited. But believe me, there are great changes ahead.
Ok, at the moment it hasn't got online multiplayer like Ace. But for me, Ace suffers from lag even when in single player offline mode, let alone online. I am not saying Ace is a poor game- it just has it's faults that's all. It is more of an old arcade experience (which isn't a bad thing) compared to TST. TST is leaning more towards Virtua Tennis, albeit a simplified version. So, spend your $2 on it, and look forward to the update.
11-28-2008, 05:34 PM
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Its a good game, it will probably be much better with the next version.
definitely worth the 2 bucks tho!

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11-28-2008, 05:41 PM
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showing as $4.99 for me in US store
11-28-2008, 05:51 PM
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Can we choose lob / smash in the next version? If not, will that ever come?
I'm the kind of player who likes 'surprising' opponents with speculative hit, sometimes cool sometimes stupid, but fun nevertheless.

So unless that's coming, I'm holding back.
11-28-2008, 05:57 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by donkei View Post
Can we choose lob / smash in the next version? If not, will that ever come?
I'm the kind of player who likes 'surprising' opponents with speculative hit, sometimes cool sometimes stupid, but fun nevertheless.

So unless that's coming, I'm holding back.
In HHG's own words on the other thread-
"lets just say, you can put the ball exactly where you want it and have an intelligent autoshot selection based on the current state of the game"

Can't say much more as I have been sworn to secrecy

It is £1.19 in the UK store at this time.

WAHAY!! 800 POSTS! EVERYONE HAVE A DRINK ON ME!

Last edited by wastedyuthe; 11-28-2008 at 06:00 PM.
11-28-2008, 06:07 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by wastedyuthe View Post
In HHG's own words on the other thread-
"lets just say, you can put the ball exactly where you want it and have an intelligent autoshot selection based on the current state of the game"

Can't say much more as I have been sworn to secrecy

It is £1.19 in the UK store at this time.

WAHAY!! 800 POSTS! EVERYONE HAVE A DRINK ON ME!
Cheers!! you're really posting on your sleep.

Can I know when the update is coming? roughly?
11-28-2008, 06:11 PM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by donkei View Post
Cheers!! you're really posting on your sleep.

Can I know when the update is coming? roughly?
On 11/26/08:

"Its going to be a couple of days before it hits the store. If you enjoyed 1.0 - 1.02 will amaze you. I guess this means we are going away from casual a bit more and after the core gamer.

thanks!
HHG"