Matchpoint: Tennis Championships PS5, PS4 Gameplay Seems Okay
Tennis video games are so exhausting to execute, since you want a humongous library of animations to cater for every kind of various shot sorts, heights, and positions. Matchpoint: Tennis Championships, a brand new PlayStation 5 and PS4 title revealed by Kalypso, is taking over the problem, although. That is being billed as a simulator fairly than an arcade rally-‘em-up, and on this first gameplay footage it appears, properly, okay.
We’ve been burned earlier than so we wish to get our thumbs on the sticks earlier than coming to any agency conclusions, however the animations look respectable within the brief clips above, and appear to be blended pretty properly. There’s a little bit of warping and we’d argued the general stream continues to be a little bit sluggish, however total it appears pretty reasonable and responsive.
The precise on-court motion will, after all, be key – nevertheless it looks like there’s lots being constructed round it. As you play, you’ll detect gamers’ strengths and weaknesses as a way to make tactical changes mid-match, and also you’ll be accountable for your coaching schedule and which tournaments you take part in and when.
Promising stuff, then – we’re not precisely blown away, however we’re optimistic. It’s been over ten years since Prime Spin 4, which continues to be very a lot the very best tennis recreation you should purchase, so hopefully this closes the hole. What are your ideas on the gameplay trailer? Rally round within the feedback part under.