X360, PS3, WII Friday, June 27, 2008 | 6:37 PM

Top Spin 3 demo online

Top Spin 3 demo online

2K Games has put online a demo of Top Spin 3 on Xbox Live Marketplace and PSN, and here is a gameplay demo and some images from the Xbox 360 version. The game was released this week just in time for Wimbledon, on Playstation 3, Xbox 360 and the Wii. The DS version will be out next month.


Demo gameplay
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All comments

Commented on 2008-06-27 20:07:24
Worst controls ever.
Commented on 2008-06-27 20:23:16
anybody has played it yet? how does it play? I'm asking cause I'm almost at my limit for my bandwithdt this month and I don't want to waste useful mbs.
Commented on 2008-06-27 20:43:34 In reply to Trebby
Posted by TrebuTa
anybody has played it yet? how does it play? I'm asking cause I'm almost at my limit for my bandwithdt this month and I don't want to waste useful mbs.
I've spent very little time with it, and just against a very poor CPU level (we will have a First 10 min of the full version next week, when we get it), but I'm not impressed. I like how TS2 and VT3 did it, how you "only" need to press the button and no timing. I guess the *real* tennis fans might like it a bit more sim though.

It just didn't seem that fun to me, but I guess it can be enjoyed more if you can play against a better opponent and actually have some longer duels than this. Now it's more or less just shoot and aim, you don't even have to time it that well.

The demo is only 400 mb's though.
Commented on 2008-06-27 22:06:51
I like it, it makes it feel much more challenging and makes you feel like you are actually playing.

If you don't like challenging gameplay though, stay away and get Virtua Tennis or another arcade tennis game.
If you want to really 'dig in' to a tennis game, I love this new system.

Kudos to 2k for implementing new things that actually work.
Commented on 2008-06-27 22:33:36
liked the controls, graphics are really solid, best moving clothes i've seen in a game.
Commented on 2008-06-27 22:54:22
Took me a few hours, but seriously...once you get the hang of it you're hooked. The gameplay is amazing!

It seems like you'll never get used to the controls at first, and you start to think they made the worst controls ever, but at some point...it clicks, and it becomes so satisfying. Seriously, it's easily worth the (very) steep learning curve!
Commented on 2008-06-28 00:43:37
i downloaded this last night on the 360.. the graphics are really nice, nice animations. The controls take abit of getting used to though.. kind of reminded me of fight nights controls where you use the right stick for your swing..never really took to it. Certainly alot more challenging than other tennis games though.
Commented on 2008-06-28 00:45:53
Agreed - I've been on a rental copy, and I'm absolutely convinced that it work. Like the first poster, really hated it at first. It was tough having to unlearn every facet of my tennis game playing of old, and now, it just feels immensely satisfying to crack a good slice now.

If only they improved on the presentation (antiseptic atmosphere and sounds during matches) and slightly eerie-robotic looks of the real players, we would have a proper good tennis game. And take out Jamiroquai, silly sod.
Commented on 2008-06-29 13:37:57
Just unlocked my 100 matches achievement... that says it all really :D

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