Mario Tennis (Nintendo 64)

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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!


Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 The camera pans around the court for the Mushroom Cup
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 A possible time paradox with Mario and Baby Mario
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 Yoshi loses the shot
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 If you hit your shot while in the star, your return will be more powerful

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 (494) unrated

Critic Reviews

Game Freaks 365 2002 9.6 out of 10 96
Gaming Target Sep 02, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
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
Mag'64 Nov 01, 2000 86 out of 100 86
Total! (Germany) Oct, 2000 1.75 out of 6 85
G4 Tech: Tech TV Sep 15, 2000 8.2 out of 10 82
All Game Guide 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Super Play (Sweden) Oct, 2000 8 out of 10 80


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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 (10751) added Mario Tennis (Nintendo 64) on Mar 29, 2001
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