Virtual Open Tennis

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Virtual Open Tennis
System(s): Sega Saturn
Publisher: Acclaim Entertainment (US, Europe), Imagineer (Japan)
Developer:
Sound driver: SCSP/CD-DA (11 tracks)
Peripherals supported: 6Player
Genre: Sports/Tennis (スポーツ/テニス)[1], Sports[2] (tennis)

















Number of players: 1-4
Release Date RRP Code
Sega Saturn
JP
¥7,8007,800 T-15007G
Sega Rating: All Ages
Sega Saturn
US
$49.9949.99[4] T-8129H
ESRB: Kids to Adults
Sega Saturn
EU
T-8129H-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
DE
T-8129H-50
USK: 0
Sega Saturn
PT
Sega Saturn
UK
£44.9944.99[6] T-8129H-50
ELSPA: 3+ OK
Sega Saturn
PL

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Virtual Open Tennis (バーチャルオープンテニス) is a tennis game for the Sega Saturn.

Production credits

  • Executive Producer: Takayuki Kamikura
  • Director: Ichiro Honma
  • Marketing Director: Seiji Tashiro, Shuhei Iida, Hideyuki Kashimura
  • Advertising Director: Kohichiro Sakurai, Masahiro Uramoto
  • Supervisor: Shoichi Iida
  • Planner: Shinya Kawamura, Munehiro Terayama
  • Main programmer: Shinji Kimura
  • Sub Programmer: Makoto Shiozumi, Koichi Nishino
  • Designer: Koji Noguchi, Yoshinori Ono, Chie Tsubota
  • Assistant Designer: Yoko Inou, Megumi Nakamura, Daisuke Ishiwatari
  • Sound Creator: Katsuhiro Hayashi, George Iijima, Koichi Namiki
  • Voice Recording Staff: Hideyuki Tanaka, Hiroyuki Shibue, Masatsugu Kokubun
  • Radio Actor: Mic Bond
  • Imagineer Debuggers: Takanori Hanabusa, Atsuki Takeda, Yoshihisa Ohmaki, Masayoshi Nagai, Norio Kobayashi, Yumiko Tazawa, Naoyo Tamagawa, Mizuka Takahashi
  • Special Thanks: Junichi Tsuchiya, Noboru Machida, Hideki Katagiri, Nobuo Matsushima, Takashi Matsuda, Hiroshi Oka, Atsushi Ohsuga, Naoko Shida, Yoji Sato, Takeshi Motoki, Toshihide Ozeki, Mitsuru Kenmoku, Fin.
  • Presented by: Imagineer
Source:
In-game credits
VirtualOpenTennis Saturn JP SSEnding.pdf
[7]

Magazine articles

Main article: Virtual Open Tennis/Magazine articles.

Promotional material

Logo-pdf.svg
Print advert in (US) #18: "June 1996" (1996-05-21)
also published in:
  • (US) #93: "June 1996" (1996-xx-xx)[8]
  • (US) #19: "July 1996" (1996-06-18)[9]
  • (US) #84: "July 1996" (1996-xx-xx)[10]
Logo-pdf.svg
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Print advert in (UK) #9: "July 1996" (1996-06-20)
also published in:
  • (UK) #10: "August 1996" (1996-07-20)[11]
Logo-pdf.svg

Physical scans

Sega Retro Average 
Publication Score Source
61 [12]
Sega Saturn
61
Based on
1 review
Sega Retro Average 
Publication Version Score
(FR)
60
[13]
(FR)
86
[14]
(JP) NTSC-J
68
[15]
(DE)
70
[16]
(US)
78
[17]
(US) NTSC-U
65
[4]
(ES)
89
[18]
(FR) NTSC-J
77
[19]
(FR)
80
[20]
(FR) NTSC-J
80
[21]
(DE) PAL
66
[22]
(UK) NTSC-J
82
[23]
(UK) PAL
78
[6]
(US) NTSC-U
50
[24]
(FR) PAL
70
[25]
(NL)
73
[26]
(JP) NTSC-J
65
[27]
(CZ)
71
[28]
(UK) PAL
54
[29]
(UK) NTSC
75
[30]
(UK) PAL
78
[31]
(UK) PAL
68
[32]
(JP) NTSC-J
63
[33]
(JP) NTSC-J
35
[34]
(UK) PAL
74
[35]
(UK) PAL
74
[36]
(US)
64
[37]
(ES)
70
[38]
(DE) NTSC-J
69
[39]
(DE) PAL
38
[40]
(US) NTSC-U
60
[41]
Sega Saturn
69
Based on
31 reviews

Virtual Open Tennis

Saturn, JP
VOT Saturn JP Box Back.jpgVOT Saturn JP Box Front.jpg
Cover
VirtualOpenTennis Saturn JP Disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, US
VOT Saturn US Box Back.jpgVOT Saturn US Box Front.jpg
Cover
VOT Saturn US Disc.jpg
Disc
Virtualopentennis sat us manual.pdf
Manual
Saturn, EU
VOT Saturn EU Box.jpg
Cover
VirtualOpenTennis sat eu disc.jpg
Disc
Saturn, PT

Saturn, IS
VOT Saturn IS Box.jpg
Cover
VirtualOpenTennis sat eu disc.jpg
Disc

Technical information

Main article: Virtual Open Tennis/Technical information.

ROM dump status

System Hash Size Build Date Source Comments
Sega Saturn
 ?
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
554,399,328 CD-ROM (EU) T-8129H-50 V1.000
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
552,331,920 1995-09-11 CD-ROM (JP) T-15007G V1.004
Sega Saturn
CRC32
MD5
SHA-1
554,399,328 CD-ROM (US) T-8129H V1.000

Track list

1. Data track  
2. (BGM00) (0:33) 
3. (BGM01) (0:27) 
4. (BGM02) (5:06) 
5. (BGM03) (4:22) 
6. (BGM04) (4:48) 
7. (BGM05) (4:50) 
8. (BGM06) (2:47) 
9. (BGM07) (4:36) 
10. (BGM08) (4:30) 
11. (BGM09) (5:09) 
12. (BGM10) (4:39) 
Running time: 41:47

Extra content

This game has extra content which can be viewed when accessing the disc on a PC.

Saturn (JP) Extra files
Folder / File Type Size description
README.DOC TXT 32,768 Messages from the developers.


References

  1. File:VOT Saturn JP Box Back.jpg
  2. 2.0 2.1 https://sega.jp/fb/segahard/ss/soft_licensee1.html (Wayback Machine: 2020-03-20 23:04)
  3. http://www.sega-saturn.com/saturn/other/june-n.htm (Wayback Machine: 1997-06-06 05:51)
  4. 4.0 4.1 GamePro, "September 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 86
  5. Computer & Video Games, "July 1996" (UK; 1996-06-12), page 48
  6. 6.0 6.1 Mean Machines Sega, "July 1996" (UK; 1996-06-03), page 91
  7. File:VirtualOpenTennis_Saturn_JP_SSEnding.pdf
  8. GamePro, "June 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 79
  9. Next Generation, "July 1996" (US; 1996-06-18), page 88
  10. Electronic Gaming Monthly, "July 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 7
  11. Sega Saturn Magazine, "August 1996" (UK; 1996-07-20), page 33
  12. GamesMaster, "August 1996" (UK; 1996-07-04), page 52
  13. CD Consoles, "Mars 1996" (FR; 1996-xx-xx), page 90
  14. Consoles +, "Décembre 1995" (FR; 1995-1x-xx), page 118
  15. Famitsu, "1995-11-03" (JP; 1995-10-20), page 32
  16. Fun Generation, "01/96" (DE; 1995-12-20), page 64
  17. GameFan, "Volume 4, Issue 2: February 1996" (US; 1996-xx-xx), page 84
  18. Hobby Consolas, "Mayo 1996" (ES; 1996-xx-xx), page 84
  19. Joypad, "Décembre 1995 (Joypad International supplement)" (FR; 1995-1x-xx), page 30
  20. Joypad, "Mars 1996" (FR; 1996-0x-xx), page 42
  21. Mega Force, "Janvier 1996" (FR; 199x-xx-xx), page 75
  22. Mega Fun, "06/96" (DE; 1996-05-15), page 74
  23. Mean Machines Sega, "January 1996" (UK; 1995-11-xx), page 77
  24. Next Generation, "September 1996" (US; 1996-08-20), page 152
  25. Player One, "Mars 1996" (FR; 1996-0x-xx), page 101
  26. Power Unlimited, "Jaargang 4/April 1996" (NL; 1996-0x-xx), page 51
  27. Saturn Fan, "1995 12-22" (JP; 1995-12-08), page 78
  28. Sega News, "Říjen 1996" (CZ; 1996-xx-xx), page 23
  29. Sega Power, "Collectors' Issue 1996" (UK; 1996-07-xx), page 55
  30. Sega Pro, "January 1996" (UK; 1995-11-30), page 48
  31. Sega Pro, "September 1996" (UK; 1996-07-xx), page 22
  32. Sega Saturn Magazine, "July 1996" (UK; 1996-06-20), page 78
  33. Sega Saturn Magazine, "November 1995" (JP; 1995-10-07), page 194
  34. Sega Saturn Magazine, "Readers rating final data" (JP; 2000-03), page 17
  35. Total Saturn, "Volume One Issue One" (UK; 1996-08-xx), page 40
  36. Total Saturn, "Volume One Issue Four" (UK; 1996-12-29), page 64
  37. Ultra Game Players, "October 1996" (US; 1996-09-03), page 118
  38. Última Generación, "Enero 1996" (ES; 199x-xx-xx), page 88
  39. Video Games, "12/95" (DE; 1995-11-21), page 67
  40. Video Games, "6/96" (DE; 1996-05-29), page 91
  41. VideoGames, "September 1996" (US; 1996-08-20), page 77


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