Created by and for tennis fans, Tennis Elbow 2013 is a tennis simulation with an easy and intuitive learning curve, but with exceptional gameplay depth.
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Jan 24, 2013
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November 18

Tennis Elbow Manager 2 Beta + Tennis Elbow 4 Pre-order

Tennis Elbow Manager 2 Beta

After 8 months in Early version on managames.com, Tennis Elbow Manager 2 Beta is released ! (still on Mana Games' website, it'll come in a while on Steam)



The state of the game is changed to Beta because now all the important new features are implemented in the game. However it still misses some polish and some secondary features that may come later on.

I'll keep fixing the bugs reported during the next few months while I'll be busy porting the game to the Unity engine. The version 1.0 will come shortly after it's done.

The main new features added since the release of the Early version are the 3D matches, with real-time coaching, and the possibility to play yourself the 3D matches both in the World Tour and in the newly added Training Club free mode.

The TEM2 3D matches let you test the new ball, court, strike & player physics of TE4, as it's all implemented in TEM2 !

Players physics may change a bit, but the rest is very close to the final results, except for tuning, of course.

The AI is also greatly improved, but more will be done, especially as only the Pro-10 difficulty has been tuned, and not for the gameplay but for the realism.

So the gameplay of TE4 will be more refined and less raw than what you can find in TEM2, but be careful though : after a couple of hours of play, you may have some trouble to come back to the old TE2013..! ;-)

And if you had missed the previous newsletter, here the main new features since TEM1 :
  • Men Tour starts in 1973 & Women Tour in 1983
  • Fictional years are generated in real-time, so each playthrough sees different top players in the future
  • Junior players, management and training
  • New menu design
  • Olympics
  • Better injury handling (eg: can go on playing with the risk to get more injured)
  • Training Schedule (can save a training schedule & reapply it)

You can download & play the demo now :

And it's 20% off till November 28th : https://www.managames.com/buy.php?g=TEM2 .

Tennis Elbow 4 Pre-order

you can now pre-order TE4 from Mana Games with a 20% discount during the Autumn sales if you want to give it the best chances of success : https://www.managames.com/buy.php?g=TE4 . (Windows 7/8/10, macOS 10.11+)

Release schedule (it may change without prior notice) :
  • Playable Alpha Version : around April 2019
  • Fully playable Early Version : around June 2019
  • Online mode : around September 2019
  • v1.0 & Steam release : around June 2020

You can find more info about TE4 in the forum here : https://www.managames.com/Forum/topic15-30551.php

A few screenshots of the stadiums (it's work in progress, of course) to give you an idea where we are headed visually with TE4 :

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Reviews

“I don't think I've seen rallies closer of reality in any other simulation, and that says it all”
4.5/5 – Gameblog

“In conclusion, Tennis Elbow 2013 is hands down the best tennis simulation on the market”
The Indie Shelter

“The best tennis game in history (and you do not even know it exists)”
Esporte Final

About This Game

Created by and for tennis fans, Tennis Elbow 2013 is a tennis simulation with an easy and intuitive learning curve, but with exceptional gameplay depth.

In this tennis game, you'll have to show all your tactical skills, use an iron mind and quick reflexes, as well as a sharp eye to guess the ball trajectories, all of this to choose your next strike wisely.

To beat your opponent, you have the choice between all the possible strikes on a real court, from the safe strike to the acceleration, including the drop shot and the topspin lob.

This tennis simulation is designed for all tennis lovers, whether gamepad mashers or keyboard novices, because of its numerous difficulty levels. In addition, a visual help system will assist you in aiming the ball and positioning your player. You can turn these options on and off whenever it suits you.

TE2013 features one of the most complete World Tour ever made in a tennis video game. With 3000 players evolving other 36 years, competing in 300 tournaments each year, from the low rank tournament qualifications to the top level event finals, both in singles and doubles competition, you’ll feel like diving in a real professional tennis player’s career.

Tennis Elbow game engine is very open to modifications and TE2013 has an active Modding community.

Features:
  • 9 different court surfaces : clay, green clay, grass, hard, blue-green hard, classic synthetic, NewLine synthetic, indoor hard and indoor synthetic; each with a specific rebound
  • 300 tournaments, with 3500 players evolving over 38 years
  • The World Team Cup
  • Singles & doubles competitions
  • 6 difficulty levels, each split in 10 sublevels
  • Full ranking system
  • 3D male & female players fully customizable
  • Singles, 3, and doubles games
  • Split screen
  • Network : LAN and online games (only available on the Windows version, not on the Mac OSX & Linux versions)
  • 1 to 6 games per set, in best of 1, 3 or 5 sets
  • 7 camera modes
  • Game is very Modding friendly

Warning:
You can play doubles with 4 human players on 1 computer, or on 2 computers with 2 players per computer by LAN or Internet, but not on 4 computers.

Copyright 2008-2015 Emmanuel Rivoire. This item is not authorized for posting on Steam, except under the Steam account named ManuTOO.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP
    • Processor: 500 MHz Intel Pentium II or equivalent
    • Memory: 512 MB RAM
    • Graphics: 32-MB 3D card
    • DirectX: Version 8.1
    • Storage: 100 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Keyboard, Mouse or Joystick
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10/8/7/Vista/XP
    • Processor: 2 Ghz or faster Intel Pentium 4 or AMD XP processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 128-MB 3D card
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes:

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