2K Sports continues to prove why their games are some of the best around by making big news with Top Spin 4, the latest iteration in the tennis simulation franchise. The cover will feature Rafael Nadal, Serena Williams, and Andre Agassi, making this the first time in a decade that Mr. Agassi will be featured in a form of interactive entertainment. “Tennis has been in my life for as long as I can remember,” said Andre Agassi, former No. 1-ranked player in the world, winner of eight Grand Slam singles tournaments and 17 ATP Master Series tournaments. “I hope that with Top Spin 4 players can enjoy the sport as much as I have.”

Like other popular sports titles developed by 2K Czech, Top Spin 4 will bring competitive sports as close to real life as possible. The game is said to have redesigned controls, incredible player models, and the familiar TV presentation we’ve all come to expect from 2K Sports. Every player will have unique animations, player-specific swings and celebrations, and custom outfits. “Top Spin 4 does a phenomenal job capturing the unique authenticity and highly competitive skills of these 25 world-class athletes,” said Jason Argent, vice president of marketing for 2K Sports. “When playing Top Spin 4, we wanted consumers to feel they are playing more than a tennis game, we wanted them to feel like they are in a world title prize fight.”

Top Spin 4 will feature a long list of the some of the most recognizable names in professional tennis including : Andre Agassi, Bjorn Borg, Roger Federer, Jim Courier, Rafael Nadal, Boris Becker, Serena Williams, Patrick Rafter, Michael Chang, Dinara Safina, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic, Ana Ivanovic, Ivan Lendel, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, James Blake, Caroline Wozniacki, Nikolay Davydenko, Gilles Simon, Bernard Tomic, Eugenie Bouchard, Stanislas Wawrinka, Vera Zvonareva, and Jelena Jankovic.

As a special bonus for North American gamers, those who pre-order Top Spin 4 at GameStop will receive an exclusive vintage Andre Agassi playable character. For more info, visit www.gamestop.com/topspin4.

Top Spin 4 is scheduled for release March 15, 2011.

Visit the official Top Spin 4 Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TopSpin4.