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Review: Grand Slam Tennis 2

With successful franchises in just about every other sport, EA has decided to step on Centre Court and see if they can serve up an ace in the form of Grand Slam Tennis 2. In a complete 180 from the first title on the Wii, Grand Slam Tennis 2 has HD graphics, every grand slam venue to play on, solid online modes, and tennis’ current stars as well as the legends of the past as playable characters. With plenty of other tennis games out there, does this one have what it takes to become the world number one in tennis video games?

 

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Posted by on 02/27/2012 in Xbox 360

 

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Now Playing: Grand Slam Tennis 2

I know I’m not the only one who enjoys a game of tennis, video or otherwise, but amongst my friends I’m pretty sure no one else likes tennis. For this reason or that, I find games like Grand Slam Tennis 2 to be wholly and intriguingly enthralling. Grand Slam Tennis 2 is EA’s newest addition to the tennis sim, and after Top Spin 4 it’s got big shoes to fill in terms of quality, depth, and playability. With John McEnroe’s gorgeous 80’s mug on the front cover, things are starting out fine already. Tennis, anyone?

 

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Posted by on 02/19/2012 in Xbox 360

 

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Sunday Roundup: 12/18/11

Last week was half-priced PS2 games at GameStop.

This week was half-off GameCube games.

I went nuts.

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Modern Classics: Hot Shots Golf

I can really only think of about three arcade golf games: The literal arcade golf game Golden Tee, the Mario Golf series for the Nintendo 64 and GameCube, and Hot Shots Golf for the Playstation. There must be a reason so many games exist in this series. I take a look back at the first title in the series and look at what makes the game so great. Here’s a hint: It’s the golf.

 

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Posted by on 09/15/2011 in Playstation 1

 

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