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Virtua Tennis 3 images

Virtua Tennis 3 images

Sega released this whole bunch of images of Virtua Tennis 3, showing a few mini games. No indication of the platform used for these screens.


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Commented on 2006-12-07 10:44:30
Looks very nice, but kinda rough around the edges. Hard to describe what I'm trying to say, it's got lots of potential but just seems to be lacking any real polish, and being the sceptical person I am, I'm not expecting mindblowing graphics from this one. But as long as it plays like the first two (though not the horrible PAL conversion of VT1) I'll be happy.
Commented on 2006-12-07 12:48:10
character shadows look fairly similar to the 360 shadows from previous released (PS3 shots seemed to show harder edged shadows in comparison)
Commented on 2006-12-07 12:59:30
Glad to see the mini games are back!
Commented on 2006-12-07 13:55:06
Um so why has the player on the pink court got 4 shadows ?
Commented on 2006-12-07 13:57:51
lol?
Commented on 2006-12-07 13:58:50
Looks ok, still keeping an eye on it. Not really enjoyed a tennis game since VT2 on DC
Commented on 2006-12-07 14:17:27 In reply to Jollipop
Posted by Jollipop
Um so why has the player on the pink court got 4 shadows ?
... Everything has 4 shadows in the scene. This is a sideeffect when having artificial lighting in halls or at nighttime if you have your match outside. Next time you watch the nfl or soccer match you might see this too if the game is played at night or inside an arena.
Commented on 2006-12-07 14:35:35
Yes i know you can get more than one shadow in false lighting, but they are never equal, like the picture above.

It just looks stupid.

And it still would never happen, if you have a light behind you casting a shadow infront of you, and then had a light in front of you casting a shadow behind you, both lights would negate each other.
Commented on 2006-12-07 14:43:28
Looks nice, agre with DeadSaint, VT2 was awsome and still best Tennis game so far.
I think shadow looks nice. But I would like to se it more Video and not screen :)
Commented on 2006-12-07 17:10:29 In reply to Jollipop
Posted by Jollipop
And it still would never happen, if you have a light behind you casting a shadow infront of you, and then had a light in front of you casting a shadow behind you, both lights would negate each other.
You're very wrong on that one. Each light source casts a separate shadow. The strength of the shadows are dependent on the intensity and focus of the corresponding light source. Stand in the middle of an area where there are 4 strong lights shining on you and you will have 4 separate shadows.

:O)
Commented on 2006-12-07 21:05:20
Mini-games FTW tbh, hopefully by release they will have added online play though.
Commented on 2006-12-08 00:56:34 In reply to Dameian
Posted by Dameian
You're very wrong on that one. Each light source casts a separate shadow. The strength of the shadows are dependent on the intensity and focus of the corresponding light source. Stand in the middle of an area where there are 4 strong lights shining on you and you will have 4 separate shadows.

:O)
Very true, Jollipop, try it yourself in you're in a tennis court at night if you're not convinced.

The graphics look awesome and fun. Very funny minigames, thanks BlimBlim.
Commented on 2006-12-10 14:05:06
It'd actually be cool if they added multiplayer for the mini games!

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