DescriptionUp for a game of tennis with Mario and his cohorts?
You get to choose from seven different characters, (Mario, Luigi, Princess Toadstool, Yoshi, Toad, Koopa Troopa, and Donkey Kong Jr.) all with different ability levels, to play against each other in either singles or doubles matches. You can also play in an exhibition or tournament mode.
In regular mode, you play against an opponent that you choose yourself for either one or three rounds.
In tournament mode, you get to play against three others in a tournament to see who is the greatest at tennis in a given game.
- "Mario's Dream Tennis" -- Working title
- "マリオズテニス" -- Japanese spelling
Part of the Following Groups
|A decent tennis game for the Virtual Boy.||LittleUrn of Arabia (9)|
|Nintendo's New Coke||MasterMegid (897)|
|Incredible game that was ultimately under-appreciated.||Matthew Broussard (7)||unrated|
|GamePro (US)||Oct, 1995||5 out of 5||100|
|GameFan Magazine||Nov, 1995||84 out of 100||84|
|The Video Game Critic||Jul 17, 2003||B+||83|
|All Game Guide||1998||80|
|Digital Press - Classic Video Games||Dec 10, 2003||7.5 out of 10||75|
|Nintendo Life||Apr 08, 2009||70|
|Retroage||Nov 28, 2013||6.3 out of 10||63|
|Le Geek||Mar, 2009||3 out of 5||60|
|Random Access||Oct 27, 2011||5 out of 10||50|
|Defunct Games||Feb 20, 2005||39 out of 100||39|
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ReleaseMario's Tennis was a pack-in for the US Virtual Boy.
- Game Players
- 1995 Holiday Edition (Vol. 8, No. 13) – Best Virtual Boy Game of the Year
Related Web Sites
- Video review of the system (WARNING: Language) (The Angry Video Game Nerd, James Rolfe, reviews the Virtual Boy and most games, including Mario's Tennis.)