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Description

Choose your favourite Nintendo character and take to the world of tennis. Game types include ring shot (where you must shoot the ball through golden hoops that are suspended above the play area, gaining bonus points as you play), bomb tennis (simply put Tennis with Bombs) and Piranha Challenge (much like the tennis machines which chuck balls at you, but in this case they are replaced with Piranha plants). Of course, there is your normal tournament mode, with up to 4 players in on the action, and some crazy arenas, especially Bowser's Castle, which is suspended above a lava pit!

Screenshots

Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 DK's court has a very strong bounce
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 Hit the rainbow boxes to score a bonus powerup
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 Court Select - Some of these are unlocked after transferring GB data across
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 The Mushroom Cup Tournament Ladder

Promo Images

Mario Tennis Screenshot Mario Tennis for Nintendo 64 features 16 of Mushroom Kingdom's biggest stars, plus four custom characters accessible by importing them from the Game Boy Color version.
Mario Tennis Render
Mario Tennis Logo

Alternate Titles

  • "Mario Tennis 64" -- Japanese Title
  • "マリオテニス64" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

Easily the best tennis game ever (Better than Super Tennis) Nintendo 64 Feem (45)
Because Mario's Tennis was such a success, right? Nintendo 64 Pixelspeech (949)
Even Mario can't make tennis fun. Nintendo 64 Attila (495)

Critic Reviews

Nintendo Land Nintendo 64 2003 99 out of 100 99
Nintendo Land Nintendo 64 2003 98 out of 100 98
Nintendojo Nintendo 64 Sep 12, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
Gaming Target Nintendo 64 Sep 02, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
WomenGamers.com Nintendo 64 May 29, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Da Gameboyz Nintendo 64 Jul 07, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Jeuxvideo.com Nintendo 64 Nov 08, 2000 17 out of 20 85
G4 Tech: Tech TV Nintendo 64 Sep 15, 2000 8.2 out of 10 82
Gamekult Nintendo 64 Nov 17, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Video Games Nintendo 64 Sep, 2000 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

Gags

If you start the game without a controller plugged in, Waluigi flies away with the N64 while Luigi chasing after him with a controller.

Innovations

This game is Waluigi's first appearance, and Paratroopa's first appearance as a playable character.

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