Impressions: I can see myself playing Virtua Tennis 2009 for a long time

Virtua Tennis 2009 is a lot like Zelda: The Twilight Princess’it starts slow, but once you get the hang of things, it absorbs you. It’s not the Roger Federer of tennis games (I’m looking at you, nagging callibration between every point), but it trumps the excellent Wii Sports Tennis in almost every way imaginable.

Grand Slam Tennis trailer has me excited for June 16

[youtube][/youtube] Can’t wait. Hopefully it has online so I can spank you fools.

John McEnroe playable in Grand Slam Tennis

PRESS RELEASE — Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:ERTS) announced today that tennis legend John McEnroe will headline a roster of some of the sport’s all-time greats to be featured in EA SPORTSâ„¢ Grand Slam® Tennis. An enigmatic personality both on and off the court, McEnroe will make his videogame debut in EA’s new tennis franchise. The game is being developed under the EA SPORTS b...

So I’m pretty stoked for Grand Slam Tennis

After reading the Nintendo Power JPG teaser today, I’m excited for this Wii timed exclusive. It sounds like there’s a variety of controller setups (wii mote alone, with nunchuck, with motion plus), the latter of which sounds promising. Backhand recongnition. Angle recognition. I’m in. Now if only I can talk someone into handling player movement like this.

EA’s Grand Slam Tennis, Tiger Woods 10 hitting Wii this summer

REDWOOD CITY, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ: ERTS) today announced that Tiger Woods PGA TOUR® 10 and EA SPORTSâ„¢ Grand Slam® Tennis will ship to retailers in North America on June 16, 2009, and will be the first two products from the EA SPORTSâ„¢ label that utilize the functionality of the Wii MotionPlusâ„¢. EA SPORTS has at least five products, including EA SP...

EA announces all-new Wii tennis game

PRESS RELEASE–Electronic Arts Inc. (Nasdaq:ERTS) announced today that an all-new tennis videogame is in development at EA Canada in Vancouver under the EA SPORTS(TM) brand. The EA SPORTS tennis franchise will be available first for the Wii(TM) in 2009, followed by other platforms, and it will be the first EA SPORTS game that uses Nintendo’s upcoming Wii MotionPlus(TM) accessory for the...