Virtua Tennis 2009 (Power Smash: Live Match! in Japan) is a 2009 video game developed by Sumo Digital and published by Sega. It is part of the Virtua Tennis series, following Virtua Tennis 3.
Virtua Tennis 2009 includes World Tour Mode and includes a fully integrated online ranking system. All new create-a-player options give the gamer the ability to create anyone. The game features more than 40 different courts to play on, including locations such as Dubai and Shanghai, etc. Mini-games are back in this iteration, with 12 court games, including new entries: Pot Shot, Pirate Wars, Block Buster, Count Mania, Zoo Feeder, and Shopping Dash.
The Wii version of Virtua Tennis 2009 supports the Wii MotionPlus feature.
Virtua Tennis 2009 enhanced all of the features from VT3 although some are mostly kept the same:
New create-a-player system is improved and fun to use as giving out the birthday date, a new posture feature to choose player service stances, waiting positions and others. (A player may enter the first and last names like the other players; e.g. Lewis Bentley)
New players such as Ana Ivanovic, Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Svetlana Kuznetsova as well as legends like Boris Becker and Tim Henman. (Henman is chosen to be the player's coach)
Enhanced courts and new-operated ball boys and ball girls (A similar feature in Smash Court Tennis 3.)
New environment sounds, crowds, background music and low-pitched grunts.
Two new camera views with Normal view: Audience view. and a Low-view camera better known as over-the-shoulder camera
Screenshots from the game Virtua Tennis 2009
System requirements Virtua Tennis 2009 for Mac Os:
- Ported and tested on:
- Mac OS X 10.6.8
- Intel Core 2 Duo
- 4 GB RAM
- ATI Radeon 4670 HD