- SCEE Blog Manager James Gallagher
has shared details on Virtua Tennis 4 and PlayStation Move today, and confirmed it will be hitting the PS3 entertainment system in Spring 2011.
To quote: I recently spoke to the game's Executive Producer, Mie Kumagai
, and asked why she had chosen to develop a tennis game when she served us the first in the Virtua Tennis series, back in 1999.
"When we first started the series, we wanted to make a casual arcade game that everyone could pick up and enjoy," she said.
"Sport seemed like a good place to start because it appeals to many people that wouldn't usually play games. That was the start of the series, but we reached a point where we were looking for something new; it's around this time that we heard about PlayStation Move."
Virtua Tennis 4 lets you step into the shoes of some of the world's best tennis pros. Every swing of the racquet can be performed with the PlayStation Move motion controller and you can judge the approach of the ball better than ever, thanks to stereoscopic 3D support. I asked Kumagai for her thoughts on Move and her philosophy behind working with a motion controller.
"I saw PlayStation Move at quite an early stage in its development," she replied, "and I remember being curious...