Table Tennis Star has really good graphics and solid basic gameplay, but the more we played it, the less we enjoyed ourselves. Only two inferior characters are unlocked at the start of the game, and you need to beat the Championship mode to unlock more capable players, which seems like a Catch-22. Also, although applying spin to the ball is pretty easy, hitting a power shot requires you to touch and hold a small button to charge a meter. It’s very clumsy, but you’ll need to do it a lot if you want to get very far. Table Tennis Star needs an update to clean up some of these problems before it’ll get our recommendation. For now, we give it a 2.