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Description

Tennis is, as the name implies, Nintendo's version of the sport. One player vs computer or two players will compete in tennis in a more or less standard suite of rules (scoring, sets etc.).

Players are controlled by the movement buttons, but while button A indicates a low hit, button B indicates a high one. You have the choice of four levels of computer AI, or two player via Game Boy link cable. The usual assortment of shots are available, including forehand and backhand, lobs and volleys when up close to the net.

Screenshots

Tennis Arcade Title screen
Tennis NES Serving
Tennis Sharp X1 I'll show you double fault, you mustachio... wait, you look kinda familiar...
Tennis Game Boy Round begins

Promo Images

Tennis Screenshot
Tennis Screenshot
Tennis Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Tennis-e" -- e-Reader title
  • "テニス" -- Japanese spelling

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User Reviews

A time devourer Game Boy Lukasz Gorski (13)
Quite good a game for a gameboy classic game. Game Boy Jim Fun (252)
Never been my cup of tea. Game Boy Tomer Gabel (4644)

Critic Reviews

Power Play Game Boy Apr, 1990 90 out of 100 90
Mean Machines Game Boy Nov, 1990 86 out of 100 86
Imperium Gier Game Boy Apr 15, 2000 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Questicle.net NES Oct, 2013 B- 67
NES Archives NES Jul 11, 2007 B- 67
Retro Game Reviews Game Boy Dec 10, 2015 6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars6 Stars 60
FNintendo Nintendo 3DS May 02, 2012 5 out of 10 50
Official Nintendo Magazine Nintendo 3DS 2011 42 out of 100 42
Retroage NES Nov 29, 2014 3.3 out of 10 33
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nintendo 3DS Jun 13, 2011 2 out of 10 20

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Trivia

Mario

If you look closely at the umpire, he looks very similar to the flagship character for Nintendo, Mario.

Awards

  • Power Play
    • 1987 - #2 Best NES Game '87

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