Grand Slam Tennis was a brilliant showcase for Wii Motion Plus controls when it graced Nintendo's console in 2009. Since then, EA has toiled away at bringing the series to HD consoles. Grand Slam Tennis is here for Xbox 360, and it has elements of Fight Night in its DNA. But will it knock you out?
There have been no shortage of tennis games utilizing motion controls for some time. Few standalone games (the important distinguisher from Wii Sports) had the impact of Grand Slam Tennis. The sequel's been in the works for some time now with a heavy emphasis on PlayStation Move functionality. So was it worth the wait?
The invention of analog stick-based controls revolutionized two mature franchises. Who knew they’d inspire a new entrant into a crowded market to do the same?
In our third episode of Box Score: The Podcast, Rich interviews Thomas Singleton, producer on Grand Slam Tennis 2. During the discussion, the two chat about the surprising relationship between Fight Night and Grand Slam Tennis, and the importance of perfecting the virtual racket. To learn more, start listening...