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Moore – 360 and PS3 Grand Slam Tennis will be released, will use motion tech

EA Sports is still planning on releasing 360 and PS3 versions of Grand Slam Tennis, division boss Peter Moore’s told VG247, but only when motion controllers have launched for both systems. Moore delayed the games in August following the release of a MotionPlus-compatible Wii version. “You will do on the new motion technologies,” Moore said […]

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Grand Slam Tennis headlines

  • Eurogamer re-reviews Grand Slam Tennis at 8/10

    Eurogamer’s posted its re-review of EA’s Grand Slam Tennis, bumping the score from 5/10 to 8/10. The site said last week it was to reassess the game after it found the Wii MotionPlus-enabled sports title to be sluggish on its Wii debug unit. Reviews, eh? Millions of words through the link.

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  • Eurogamer to re-review Grand Slam Tennis

    EG’s just said it’s to re-review EA’s Grand Slam Tennis, and has pulled its original 5/10 score. The site’s editor, Tom Bramwell, said on his blog today that the game’s retail version is significantly more responsive than the dev kit set-up used for the review. “As a result, I’m immediately withdrawing Eurogamer’s Grand Slam Tennis […]

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  • John McEnroe is excited to be in Grand Slam Tennis

    EA interviewed tennis legend John McEnroe in a mailer sent out to the press, and while it does indeed advertise Grand Slam Tennis, there are a few interesting tidbits in it. For one, this is John McEnroe’s first appearance in a videogame, and he seems rather excited about it. “I’m pretty excited to be with […]

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  • WMP doesn't give you a competitive advatange in multiplayer

    EA has said that its upcoming sports games using Wii MotionPlus will not give gamers a competitive multiplayer advantage over those who do not have the add-on. Doesn’t “We didn’t want to make it more beneficial for players who have MotionPlus,” said Grand Slam Tennis producer Thomas Singleton. “It’s just different.” Differences between the two […]

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  • Tiger 10 and Grand Slam Tennis brought forward a week

    Tiger Woods PGA TOUR 10 and Grand Slam Tennis will release a week early, EA said today. Both games will now hit the US on June 8, and both support Wii MotionPlus. Which is why the games have been brought forward: the peripheral launches on the same day. Press release here.

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  • Grand Slam Tennis review says it's very life-like

    Destructoid got a hands on with EA’s Grand Slam Tennis at an event yesterday, and is calling it the most realistic tennis game to date. Playing split-screen co-op, it was noticed that there was a bit of a lag between the players actual swings and what happened on-screen – this did not deter from the […]

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  • EA Sports titles to be bundled with Wii MotionPlus

    Both Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 and Grand Slam Tennis are to be bundled with Wii MotionPlus, EA just announced. The company said specifically that, “the Wii versions of both Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 and EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis will be bundled with Nintendo’s new Wii MotionPlus accessory when the titles ship to […]

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  • More media for Grand Slam Tennis released

    Another load of shots for Grand Slam Tennis were released today, along with a video. Don’t forget that you can use Wii MotionPlus with it once the peripheral releases on June 8. Look below for the video, and on CVG for the pretty little pictures.

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  • Grand Slam Tennis footage looks tennisy

    There’s some in-game footage of EA Sports’ Grand Slam Tennis after the break, and it’s all looking very great. The supports Wii MotionPlus, and will no doubt be a must-have for the Wii Sports crowd. Take a look. It’ll be out this summer.

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  • EA: Wii MotionPlus's super "fidelity" can cause it to be "overly responsive"

    EA Grand Slam Tennis producer Thomas Singleton has told TechRadar that Wii’s MotionPlus can be “overly responsive.” “It truly is giving you that one-to-one control movement of your arm motion and then mapping it directly to that one-to-one movement of your character on screen,” said Singleton. “At times it’s overly responsive. It had so much […]

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  • Rumour: EA bundling Grand Slam Tennis with Wii MotionPlus in Europe

    Amazon.de’s listing Grand Slam Tennis as a bundle with Wii MotionPlus for €54. The release date’s listed as July. This isn’t confirmed at all. We’ll drop EA a line. Thanks GAF and Joystiq.

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  • EA's Singleton explains WMP in Grand Slam Tennis

    Grand Slam Tennis producer Thomas Singleton has posted a video explaining the game’s Wii MotionPlus controls. The background noise in it is just awful, but this is what we picked up: The game stands on it’s own with or without the WMP; it is just enhanced by it You plug the WMP device into your […]

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  • EA talks Grand Slam Tennis multiplayer and racket spinning

    EA says that Grand Slam Tennis will include online support for as many as four players, as well as the ability to challenge new opponents online. That’s according to an interview with Thomas Singleton over on GameSpot. When asked about Wii MotionPlus, Singleton said it “gives users an even more authentic one-to-one motion that maps […]

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  • First Grand Slam Tennis screens show tennis players

    EA’s put out the first Wii screens of Grand Slam Tennis, and very lovely they look too. If you buy it, you’ll be able to pretend you’re playing with Wii MotionPlus, even if it hasn’t been released. There can be little better than that. After the break.

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  • Nintendo Power teases June release for Wii MotionPlus

    Nintendo is still mum on Wii MotionPlus’s release date, but growing rumor is pointing to June. GoNintendo noticed in the new Nintendo Power Magazine article on Grand Slam Tennis that MotionPlus  is “due out prior” to the game’s release. Grand Slam is out June 18. Eurogamer was already under the impression that WMP would have a […]

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  • Grand Slam Tennis screens show a screaming Roger Federer

    The Nintendo Power website has a scan of Grand Slam Tennis, as well as a bit of information on the game if you zoom in on photo. Apparently, it’ll be as close as you can get playing tennis without actually being on the court, if what producer Tom Singleton says is true. “Our main focus […]

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  • EA Sports will release WMP supported games despite possible delay

    EA Sports is planning on releasing games compatible with Wii MotionPlus regardless of whether the new feature has been launched or not. Nintendo originally announced that Wii Sports Resort would be released and bundled with the WMP add-on come spring. Now, MTV Multiplayer has learned that it is now listed instead as a “2009″ release. […]

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