For those present at E3, Next Generation Tennis presented players with an authentic portrayal of the sport, while showcasing action filled sequences and a plethora of modes to satisfy any fan's style. Officially containing 10 modes with 4 being hidden, the Career mode is definitely one of the more innovating in the game. Player can create a profile of a male or female and compete against the greatest players on the professional circuit. It is one's goal to achieve stardom within twenty seasons. Training sessions and singles and doubles matches will significantly improve a player's status, as they strive for absolute perfection.
In most modes, the player can unlock bonuses related to their performance, such as new modes, court types, locations, players, kit, and videos. Multiplayer abilities is utilized in the Challenge mode, as players can even create their own tournament to battle for supremacy. Along with exciting an challenging modes, the development team of Next Generation Tennis were able to create very accurate models of the most famous courts at Roland Garros and the US Open, as well as of 6 other courts. Each offers a variety of playing surfaces, including grass, clay, and synthetic surfaces.
The crowd reactions to each play is very well done and changes depending on the performance of the athlete. To better accomodate this facet, each character has a distinct player profile that determines their actions and attitudes while you control them. Each personal playing style and tactic was focused upon in order to increase the game's realism.
Premier game features:
A true tennis simulation
Rich and varied content
Official game modes:
Next Generation Tennis is scheduled for a July 2002 release date. The game is also 4 player compatible.
6/17/2002 Matthew Stensrud