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Virtua Tennis (Game Boy Advance)

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Virtua Tennis
Publisher: Sega (EU), THQ (US)
Developer:
System(s): Game Boy Advance
Genre: Sports































Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
US
$29.99[1] AGB-AVTE-USA
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
UK
£29.99[2] AGB-AVTP-EUR
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
FR
€? AGB-AVTP-EUR
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
DE
€? AGB-AVTP-EUR
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
ES
€? AGB-AVTP-EUR



The Game Boy Advance version of Virtua Tennis is a tennis game originally released in late 2002. Despite its name it is not a port of the original Virtua Tennis, as it has a different character roster and female players, first introduced in Virtua Tennis 2.

Gameplay

Players

Unlike "major" entries in the series, the Game Boy Advance Virtua Tennis only has the license to use the likenesses of Venus and Serena Williams. All other players are fictional.

Andrew Carter (USA)
Rolf Svensson (Sweden)
Roberto Franco (Spain)
Eddy Souw (China)
Hans Wensman (Germany)
Laurent Pierre (France)
Venus Williams (USA)
Serena Williams (USA)
Greta Rothman (Germany)
Marie Delon (France)
Junko Fuji (Japan)
Margarita Perez (Spain)

Magazine articles

Main article: Virtua Tennis (Game Boy Advance)/Magazine articles.

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
92 №10, p64[2]
70 №126, p79[3]
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
81
Based on
2 reviews

Game Boy Advance, US
VT GBA US Box Back.jpgNospine-small.pngVT GBA US Box Front.jpg
Cover
VirtuaTennis GBA US Cart.jpg
Cart
Game Boy Advance, EU
VT GBA EU Box Front.jpg
Cover
VirtuaTennis GBA EU Cart.jpg
Cart

References

  1. File:GamePro US 172.pdf, page 68
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 File:GForce UK 10.pdf, page 64
  3. File:NOM UK 126.pdf, page 79


Games in the Virtua Tennis Series
Arcade
Virtua Tennis (1999) | Virtua Tennis 2 (2001) | Virtua Tennis 3 (2006) | Virtua Tennis 4 (2011)
Sega Dreamcast
Virtua Tennis (2000) | Virtua Tennis 2 (2001)
Windows PC
Virtua Tennis (2002) | Virtua Tennis 3 (2007) | Virtua Tennis 2009 (2009) | Virtua Tennis 4 (2011)
Sony PlayStation 2
Virtua Tennis 2 (2002)
Nintendo Game Boy Advance
Virtua Tennis (2002)
Nokia N-Gage
Virtua Tennis (2003)
Sony PlayStation Portable
Virtua Tennis: World Tour (2005) | Virtua Tennis 3 (2007)
Xbox 360
Sony PlayStation 3
Virtua Tennis 3 (2007) | Virtua Tennis 2009 (2009) | Virtua Tennis 4 (2011)
Nintendo Wii
Virtua Tennis 2009 (2009) | Virtua Tennis 4 (2011)
Sony PlayStation Vita
Virtua Tennis 4: World Tour Edition (2011)
Google Android OS
iOS
Virtua Tennis Challenge (2012) | Virtua Tennis Challenge Free (2012)
Sampler Discs
Sega Dreamcast
Power Smash Taikenban (20xx) | Power Smash 2 Taikenban (20xx)