Game Informer writes: "Usually when Sonic and friends get together, it's for some bad futuristic racing. But it turns out that the blue hedgehog has some decent tennis skills. Developer Sumo Digital's history with Virtua Tennis is on display with intense, precise volleys and easy to pull off lobs and drop shots on the Wii version.
Singles play against the AI is challenging, yet fair, but watch out for inconsistent partners in doubles matches. Sometimes they'll kick ass up and down the court, while other times the ball will pass right through them. As per the mascot requirement, powered up Superstar shots result in plenty of zigzagging balls and status effects, but it's nice to be able to toggle them off for more straightforward play."