Tennis Antics is a great tennis-like game developed by Pure Entertainment and distributed free of charge on the company's Freeloader.com website. Loosely based on tennis, Tennis Antics is more about collecting arcade-style power-ups and using them to your advantage to deplete your opponent's energy. The only similarity between the game and real tennis is the single rule: you must not allow the ball to bounce more than once on your side of the court or you lose energy. The overall goal is not to score points, but to hurt your opponent by making less mistakes than him or her. |
The game offers over twenty different characters to choose from. These are fantasy players including Ghost, Pirate, and Zombie – each with his/her own attack style. You will play the game on three different fantasy courts, each with different effects on the gameplay and unique power-ups. These power-ups range from Fireballs and Plasma, to Strength and Pause. You can even play the game in Story Mode, which allows you to unlock all the characters and courts, practice in Exhibition mode, or against a friend in two-player hotseat mode. Whether or not you enjoy wacky sports games (the best examples of which are numerous dodgeball games from Japan) or tennis, you'll have a lot of fun with this quirky underdog. Highly recommended.
Reviewed by: Underdogs