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Mario Tennis (Nintendo 64)

Everyone
ESRB Rating
Genre
Sport
Misc
88
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.7
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.
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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 Quick shots like service aces are not the best for Ring Shot, as you don't get many rings
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 Ring Shot requires you to hit through as many rings as possible, then win the shot to add them to your total
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 DK's court has a very strong bounce
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 The Mushroom Cup Tournament Ladder

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) Feem (45) 4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars4.6 Stars
Because Mario's Tennis was such a success, right? Pixelspeech (955) 3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars3.2 Stars
Even Mario can't make tennis fun. Attila (495) unrated

The Press Says

Nintendo Land 2003 99 out of 100 99
Power Unlimited Nov, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
Da Gameboyz Jul 07, 2004 9 out of 10 90
IGN Aug 18, 2000 9 out of 10 90
WomenGamers.com May 29, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun Sep, 2000 87 out of 100 87
Total! (Germany) Oct, 2000 1.75 out of 6 85
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 08, 2000 17 out of 20 85
Gamekult Nov 17, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Super Play Oct, 2000 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

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

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Kartanym (10766) added Mario Tennis (Nintendo 64) on Mar 29, 2001
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