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Great Courts 2

Great Courts 2
GenreTennis
Developer / PublisherBlue Byte / Ubi Soft
Released1991
Media1 x disk
Rating
Graphics:7.5
Sound:7.5
Gameplay:8.0
Overall:8.0
Reviewed byndial
Great Courts 2 (originally released as Pro Tennis Tour 2) was definitely one of the best tennis games ever made for the home computers in the early 90s. It was released only for the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST and PC (MS-DOS).
 
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Great Courts 2The game allows you to participate in just about any form of tennis you might desire. You can compete one-on-one against a human opponent or the computer or play doubles with a friend against two computer opponents. You can play on grass, clay, hard or indoor courts, serve, volley, smash, lob or even practice against a ball-serving machine.
The control, while tricky to master at first, becomes second nature, and as soon as you have got the hang of it, hours of enjoyment will ensue, especially in two-player mode.
One of the game's greatest features, is its ability to allow you to enter the world's leading tournaments. Effectively, the computer simulates a normal tennis year, with you competing in all the major events that make up the calendar. Of course, as you progress through the year, your character's abilities improve.
Gameplay is surely good, as long as you master your strokes and serves.

Same as the Amiga and PC versions, the Atari ST here offers fine graphics, and up to 16 colors on screen. Sprites are nicely drawn and animated, whilst each court has enough detail to it. The ST version offers a variety of SFX during gameplay but not sampled (found only in the Amiga version), including sounds of the grunts of the athletes as you swing, the bouncing of the ball bouncing off the ground, etc. The only sampled SFX here is the speech of the announcer calling out the scores. Also the introductory tune and the main-menu music are pretty good too.
 
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16 colors
Commodore Amiga OCS/ECS



16 colors
Atari ST



16 colors
PC MS-DOS
 
Hardware information

Atari ST

Atari STCPU: Motorola 68000 16/32bit at 8mhz. 16 bit data bus/32 bit internal/24-bit address bus.
MEMORY: RAM 512KB (1MB for the 1040ST models) / ROM 192KB
GRAPHICS: Digital-to-Analog Converter of 3-bits, eight levels per RGB channel, featuring a 9-bit RGB palette (512 colors), 320x200 (16 color), 640x200 (4 color), 640x400 (monochrome). With special programming techniques could display 512 colors on screen in static images.
SOUND: Yamaha YM2149F PSG "Programmable Sound Generator" chip provided 3-voice sound synthesis, plus 1-voice white noise mono PSG. It also has two MIDI ports, and support mixed YM2149 sfx and MIDI music in gaming (there are several games supported this).
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The Atari ST (default) color palette
9-bit RGB 512-color palette
(16 on-screen and up to 512 in static image)
 
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