Mario Tennis (Nintendo 64)

Everyone
ESRB Rating
Genre
Sport
Misc
88
Critic Score
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
3.7
User Score
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 The tilting of the court can affect the outcome of the shot
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 If you hit your shot while in the star, your return will be more powerful
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 Duking it out on Wario and Waluigi's court
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 Thirty/Love to Wario and Paratroopa

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

Critic Reviews

Game Freaks 365 2002 9.6 out of 10 96
Power Unlimited Nov, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
IGN Aug 18, 2000 9 out of 10 90
Da Gameboyz Jul 07, 2004 9 out of 10 90
WomenGamers.com May 29, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Mag'64 Nov 01, 2000 86 out of 100 86
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 08, 2000 17 out of 20 85
HappyPuppy Aug 25, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamekult Nov 17, 2000 8 out of 10 80
The Video Game Critic Aug 22, 2007 B 75

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Trivia

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

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Kartanym (10763) added Mario Tennis (Nintendo 64) on Mar 29, 2001
Other platforms contributed by Charly2.0 (33293) and Michael Cassidy (13612)