Top Spin 4 Discussion Thread

Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by jamesblakefan#1, Jan 18, 2011.

  1. flyinghippos101

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    If Top Spin ever let us share our custom characters, that would be amazing.
     
  2. jamesblakefan#1

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    My player carrer video was awsome. Thanks! Does anybody know if you can chose any raquet you want or do you have to be sponsored by that company in the game.
     
  4. Rock Strongo

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    No, no no. What have they done to Becker???
     
  5. Arthuro

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    Got that Topspin 4
     
  6. PeterPanda

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    I'm buying it today. Who else?
     
  7. flyinghippos101

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    Preordered, will pick it up later today
     
  8. jacktyler627

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    going to pick it up later :D
     
  9. jamesblakefan#1

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    Just got mine....but I have class now. :(

    Will post impressions after class!
     
  10. bezs

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    I have to wait till Friday. :(
     
  11. Power Player

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    Bought it..will play later..been feeling rough with some kind of cold.flu so the timing is good.
     
  12. Pidgeon

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    Europe ?
    same problem here :(
     
  13. jamesblakefan#1

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    Ouick impressions of online play.

    Haven't played career mode, but played a few quick matches online:

    -1st match - Blake (me) against Serena - Serena was able to manhandle me (no pun intended). Kinda disappointing that the women's players can beat the mens regardless, but NBD.

    -2nd match - Nadal vs Nadal (3 gms/3 sets). The one thing that came through in this match was that fatigue does play a factor in your ability to hit certain shots. When my fatigue was green, shots were a lot easier than when it was yellow. I lost the 1st set 1-3, and was down match point in the 2nd set TB but won it. Got up 2-0 in the 3rd w/ a couple of match points my way, but couldn't captialize, and lost it in the TB.

    Overall impressions of online (so far):
    -Little to no lag at all, which is great
    -Doesn't seem to be too many exploits, at least from the two games I played
    -Negative - Not a lot of UEs at all. In a 3 set/3 gms match I think we had less than 15 UEs between us. Could be a difficulty issue, since online defaults to normal if i had to guess, and I don't see any options to change the difficulty for online matches.
     
  14. Power Player

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    Oh man..huge bummer if we can not play on a harder difficulty online than normal. That can't be true..at least I am praying..maybe since you were doing a pro match without your custom character?
     
  15. PeterPanda

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    There's no online for wii. Carrer mode is completely diffrent then video. carrer mode is is like kidie no real tournamnets yet like in the video. overall it's dissapointing.
     
  16. JackB1

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    There is no difficulty when playing online!!! You are playing human to human!
     
  17. Power Player

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    Jack, relax man.

    The speed of the game seemed a lot faster in general when I played hard. Also, Blake#1 stated, there was a low amount of UEs which could also change on a high difficulty. If I am wrong about this, I will be glad, but every other sports game I have played online (human to human) has levels of difficulty. You had to pay to play Madden on Hard level, and the DBs reacted much faster..the game was a lot tougher and more enjoyable.
     
  18. jamesblakefan#1

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    Just played a match on Very Hard vs CPU: Sampras (me) vs Nadal (CPU); lost 3-0, 4-2. Was a tough challenge, but I felt at certain points that I was doing the right things. Nadal was just ridiculous though.

    The stats
    Sampras (me): 24 winners, 11 UEs
    Nadal (CPU): 24 winners, 0 UEs

    The 0 UEs is disconcerting. Definitely felt like Nadal could not miss at all. Hoping this has more to do with Nadal being that good than everyone on Very Hard playing flawless tennis.
     
  19. PeterPanda

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    There's a youtube video online about how crappy the wii version is. search topspin 4 wii.
     
  20. flyinghippos101

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    So far I've played about half an hour and don't know about you guys, but I'm thoroughly enjoying TS 4. Definitely head above shoulders better than TS 3. I feel they nailed the game speed, everything plays realistically when it comes to the pace.

    A few things that were in the demo like a few shots not registering or crowd cheering right after a shot are still prevalent in the full game release but they've been rare enough to not be game breaking. Crowd is indeed very dynamic, they cheer wildly for important points and as a nice touch, the umpire tells them to be quiet. As a rally becomes longer, the crowd begins to ohh and ahh with every shot and will cheer loudly with winners or aaaa at unforced errors. So far enjoying the atmosphere of the matches, bar the monotone line judges and umpires.

    As for unforced errors, being too early or too late will often result in a shank or unforced. Granted we're still not getting realistic levels of unforced errors but it's still a better system then previous Top Spin games.

    Haven't played online too much, got owned by JBF#1 as Fed.

    Will get to the career mode and custom player modes later tonight. As of now, I'm very impressed.
     
  21. JackB1

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    Oh yeah. Good point. Forgot about that stuff. I hope there is a way to change the settings to play on online game. I picked up the game today and will check it out later.
     
  22. Power Player

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    I think you are correct though. It should not make a difference, but playing other sports games makes me wonder.
     
  23. Mansewerz

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    Have player motions been fixed? Because otherwise, 2Ksports flat out lied.
     
  24. rovex

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    Wait until you play Rovdasco, you're going to be in for a treat!
     
  25. woodrow1029

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    I'm planning on picking it up tonight for PS3. Who is playing on PS3?
     
  26. dantesinferno18

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    I hope to pick it up soon for ps3
     
  27. grimmbomb21

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    Not fixed. Holding rb on 360 does make Sampras go to a platform stance instead on pinpoint, but that's just weird anyway. Djokovic has a more Sampras like serve than Sampras in this game:)

    Still, loads of fun. Lost a 4-3 4-3 match against Djoker while using Sampras. He has no way of hanging at the baseline with the ball bashers. You have to get to net, which is obviously lame that his forehand is so weak. But hey, can't win em all.
     
  28. jlan

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  29. Power Player

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    I am just building my player in career mode..made him look like me (no GHOAT sadly, but a nike featherlite cap instead). Super addictive game so far..I want to take my player online so I figure I need build him up before I do that...or can you play other people without maxed out players online? Not sure how that works yet.
     
  30. JackB1

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    PP, you get the 360 version like me?

    I have to figure out a way to do an online league so that everyone is equal.
    I think it would be great to play with created players that image yourself :)
    But we would need to put a max on points you can add to their abilities, unless the online interface does that for you?
     
  31. Power Player

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    Yes you can only max out to level 20. So once my guy hits 20, I will take him online.
     
  32. jamesblakefan#1

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    Last night I was just messing around and played an online game w/ my level 0 pro (I hadn't done anything in career mode yet) against a level 20 and won 4-3 in a tiebreak. So yes, you can take non-maxed out players online.
     
  33. Power Player

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    Thats awesome..nice work on that. I was just assuming I would get crushed since I am still average at the game..(barely winning on hard mode).
     
  34. djarvik

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    No need :) the matchmaking system is absolutely great now! You will be matched with same or similar level players. Not level 20s.

    Also, you have a new rating, a "grade". When you win - it rises, when you lose - it goes down.

    So when you are matched up with other players, you are being matched up both, level-wise and grade-wise.

    Just go online and enjoy! :)
     
  35. Power Player

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    That is insanely cool..thanks for the info and will do.
     
  36. flyinghippos101

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    Wow, no Wilson rackets?
     
  37. PeterPanda

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    Where is the online game stuff on my thing i cant find it.
     
  38. djarvik

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    its there, near the other thing and below the stuff.
     
  39. Bryan Swartz

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    The biggest problem with this game is that I totally suck at it.
     
  40. PeterPanda

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    lol. best directions ever(sarcastic). does your screen have 5 options on your game's menu. one's like play not carrer and options. multi player games.
     
  41. TahoeTennis

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    Hey gang! Just picked this up and can't wait to play. I'm searching for that Vintage Agassi Mullet Skin code if anyone has it and wants to trade? I am willing to buy it as well. I didn't preorder so I didn't get the code!
     
  42. preacha89

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    Wow! Just got the game and played as Roger against Rafa for one set on Very Hard. It took me some time to get the timing right but won 6-2. Definately better gameplay speed than Topspin 3.
     
  43. Power Player

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    The World Tour is really good stuff. It is cool to play other people and see their created players..really awesome. I got sick of getting crushed by all the Roddick users in the 2ktour, so this was a nice change of pace.
     
  44. Jonas

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    Guys,
    I am not a gamer at all, but am going to get this and a ps3 today...
    Couple of questions: Since I am not pre-ordering, how can I get the Retro Agassi character?
    Also, how much do games run these days?

    thanks a ton!
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  45. JRstriker12

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    Anyone playing this on the 360? Any reviews? Might pick it up after finishing Bulletstorm.

    Last tennis game I played was virtua tennis 3.
     
  46. yaha21

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    No wilson rackets, 75% of the players including federer has the same exact serve, and they only have nike cb 1.3, air zoom vapor and city court for the nike shoes. they claim they have signature shots for the players when everyone plays generic except for roddick and nadal. nadal's hair hasn't been like that since 2008, they could've at least updated his hair.


    what is this crap?

    other than those things the game is okay :\
     
  47. samprasbackhand

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    I haven't gotten a chance to play the game but to be honest it looks like crap from the videos I've seen. Every video I see, both players are standing in no man's land rallying to each other which already looks stupid and ridiculous...is this really how most of the rallies are?
     
  48. PeterPanda

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    Play roddick and Nadal on very hard. and your roddick. Nadal will crush you.
     
  49. 1st Seed

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    IF you miss a shot
    does the game allow you to swing again
    "if the chance is there?"
    Thanks in Advance.
    Honestly guys how good is TP4?
     
  50. jamesblakefan#1

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    What do you mean? If you mean at the net, then yes. If you miss an overhead lob, you can still run back to the ball and try to get it.
     

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