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Mario Tennis (Game Boy Color)

Everyone
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Sport
89
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.2
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
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Description

Mario Tennis for the Game Boy Color is a much different experience than its N64 effort. In addition to the core gameplay found in the N64 version, the GBC version features an RPG-style world that allows you to work your way up through the ranks at the Royal Tennis Academy.

The main mode, Mario Tour, has you starting off as a Rookie with low stats. By completing training programs and defeating other students, you're able to gain experience points, which allow you to boost your tennis stats. When you're not playing tennis, you can spend time wandering the Academy grounds: talking to other students, or just taking in the sights and sounds.

In addition to the main game, there's also an exhibition mode (singles or doubles) for quick-play. And, if you get tired of playing the computer, the game supports the Game Link Cable for play against a friend.

Screenshots

Mario Tennis Game Boy Color The main menu: here you can play only for training purposes, begin a new tennis career, try the luck in some mini-games etc.
Mario Tennis Game Boy Color Throwing the ball
Mario Tennis Game Boy Color Charging for a more powerful and fast shot
Mario Tennis Game Boy Color Story mode

Alternate Titles

  • "Mario Tennis GB" -- Japanese title
  • "マリオテニスGB" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says

Pocket Magazine / Pockett Videogames Jul 01, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
UOL Jogos Jan 24, 2001 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 100
Portable Review Oct 25, 2005 39 out of 40 98
Gaming Target Jan 22, 2001 9.8 out of 10 98
Nintendo Land 2003 92 out of 100 92
Super Play Feb, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Jan 31, 2001 17 out of 20 85
Power Unlimited Apr, 2001 85 out of 100 85
All Game Guide 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gamekult Mar 01, 2001 6 out of 10 60

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Freeman (16369) added Mario Tennis (Game Boy Color) on Dec 19, 2004
Other platforms contributed by Michael Cassidy (4507)