|Top Spin 3|
|Platform(s)|| PlayStation 3 |
Top Spin 3 is the third title in the Top Spin series of video games. The game was developed by PAM Development and published by 2K Sports. New game elements include real-time weather effects, more options of professional tennis players, an in-depth character creation tool and new unparalleled gameplay mechanics. It also features impressive advancements in an audio/visual sense with improved Dolby Digital surround sound and "Evolutionary" visuals.Top Spin 4 was released as a sequel about three years later.
Top Spin 3 incorporates various new features including:
The Wii version features motion controls, several venues including three Grand Slams, and multiplayer party games. It features 16 licensed players. This version does not contain online multiplayer gameplay nor does it contain career mode. It runs on a modified Top Spin 2 engine, and features stylized graphics.
Top Spin 3 includes 20 playable professional tennis players including today's superstars, and past professionals. It also contains 7 fictitious male professional players and 13 female professional fictitious players.
|IGN||8/10||(AU) 8/10 |
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The PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions received "generally favorable reviews", while the DS and Wii versions received "mixed or average reviews", according to the review aggregation website Metacritic.In Japan, where the game was ported and published by D3 Publisher for the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions on July 30, 2009; for the Wii version on September 3, 2009; and for the DS version on October 15, 2009, Famitsu gave it a score of two sevens, one eight and one seven for the first two console versions, and one seven, one six, one seven and one six for the DS version; while Famitsu Xbox 360 gave the game a score of one six and three sevens for a total of 27 out of 40.
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