Namco Bandai announced today Smash Court Tennis 3, the newest installment in its popular tennis video game franchise, for the PSP. It’ll be game, set and match as players compete as or against 16 of their favorite Pro-Tennis stars including #1 ranked Roger Federer and 2006 French Open champions Rafael Nadal and Justine Henin. Smash Court Tennis 3 will be serving up aces when it’s released in summer 2007.
Smash Court Tennis 3 arms players with twice as many customizable items than its predecessor including racquets, sportswear and more as they compete to be #1 in the world. Perfect a devastating array of strokes from a selection of top ranked and promising professional tennis stars, each of whom are modeled after their real-life counterparts. Own the court by developing and acquiring new skills such as increasing your hit speed or serve accuracy. Mental elements also play into how characters act and look, so stay focused on your game! Test your skills in various gameplay modes including Arcade, Exhibition, and Pro Tour Mode. Want a quick hiatus from the circuit? Try one of the imaginative and addicting mini games!
“We are thrilled to announce that the next iteration of our popular Smash Court Tennis series is set to appear on the PSP system,” said Makoto Iwai, Executive Vice President and COO of NAMCO BANDAI Games. “With the franchise’s signature gameplay and new enhancements, Smash Court Tennis 3 is the perfect on-the-go package that’s made for a jet-setting tennis pro.”