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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 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 Select your player - the Game Boy characters appear when you transfer them across
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 Duking it out on Wario and Waluigi's court
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 This Transfer Menu allows you to transfer players from the Game Boy game to the Nintendo 64

Promo Images

Mario Tennis Screenshot
Mario Tennis Screenshot
Mario Tennis Screenshot Mario Tennis for Nintendo 64 features 16 of Mushroom Kingdom's biggest stars, plus four custom characters accessible by importing them from the Game Boy Color version.
Mario Tennis Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "Mario Tennis: Mario & Friends Serve Up Another Ace!" -- Tag-lined title
  • "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) Nintendo 64 Feem (45)
Because Mario's Tennis was such a success, right? Nintendo 64 Asinine (1006)
Even Mario can't make tennis fun. Nintendo 64 Attila (582)

Critic Reviews

64 Power / big.N / N Games Nintendo 64 Aug, 2000 91 out of 100 91 Nintendo 64 May 29, 2001 9 out of 10 90
Mag'64 Nintendo 64 Nov 01, 2000 86 out of 100 86
Total! (Germany) Nintendo 64 Oct, 2000 1.75 out of 6 85 Nintendo 64 Nov 08, 2000 17 out of 20 85
G4 Tech: Tech TV Nintendo 64 Sep 15, 2000 8.2 out of 10 82
Super Play (Sweden) Nintendo 64 Oct, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Retro Game Reviews Nintendo 64 Aug 29, 2019 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Gamekult Nintendo 64 Nov 17, 2000 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Life Wii Jun 22, 2010 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 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.


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

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