The higher the Cup, the more demanding it gets! I also had to adjust the angle of the paddle in my hand. Finally, I have some bad news for the trophy hunters out there, Racket Fury has no platinum trophy to collect. Pure PlayStation is a part of the Pure Games Media group. I’m not going to argue that point, but if you do pony up the cash now, I can at least guarantee a fun and intense table tennis experience. The robot animations look great, especially when they’re angry, and the space motif looks cool as well. The PC VR version for Rift and Vive have multiplayer included. An arcade mode would have been welcomed as well for the gamer that doesn’t enjoy the fine-tuning of each and every nuance of the game.
VR is best used to replicate experiences we can’t actually have in the real world, whether it be climbing a treacherous mountain or piloting an X-Wing. I’m not the best table tennis player in the world, but I’m convinced Forrest Gump couldn’t beat Racket Fury.
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Aside from a practice mode and a customization tool for an avatar you hardly ever see, the only mode included in the PlayStation VR version of Racket Fury is a single-player championship. When Jeremy isn’t writing books or playing video games, he’s living his life one random movie references at a time.
There are only two modes, Practice, and Championship mode. Go back to the top, refresh the page, and then read some of our lovely words. Racket Fury: Table Tennis VR. If you’ve ever played table tennis before, you already know the basics of Racket Fury. Beware! Developer 10Ants Hill is planning to add it in an update over the next few months, but it would have been a better idea to delay the game until it was ready. We sometimes link to online retail stores. Return a tricky serve and watch as the next shot barely bumps your corner. Gabe Gurwin is a freelance journalist that covers tech and games. But opting out of some of these cookies may have an effect on your browsing experience. © 2020 Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC, Modern Slavery Transparency Act Statement. All RIGHTS RESERVED. As it stands now, a near must-buy for ping-pong and/or sports fans. Who’s got that kind of time? I expected good things but did they let me down? Review Disclaimer: This review was carried out using a copy of the game provided by the publisher. Racket Fury is the closest thing to real-life table tennis you’re going to find, and it’s a blast to play. The first four opponents you face aren’t pushovers, but hitting the shots you need to hit and playing defensively will result in a win more often than not. By Ryan Ouellette on October 17, 2019. Racket Fury: Table Tennis is available for $19.99 on PSN or for just $9.99 on Steam — with multiplayer. Thankfully, there is a quick and easy way to adjust the table to account for the needed space and put it exactly where you want it. Maybe I would have preferred to play in an actual arena with fans, but that’s just a style choice, and once I’m playing, that mostly ceases to matter.
I personally like all the inside adjustments, but I’m sure many gamers prefer to jump right into the fun and skip some of the minutiae.