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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 This Transfer Menu allows you to transfer players from the Game Boy game to the Nintendo 64
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 Court Select - Some of these are unlocked after transferring GB data across
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 The camera pans around the court for the Mushroom Cup
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 Wario and new to this game, his brother Waluigi

Promo Images

Mario Tennis Screenshot
Mario Tennis Screenshot
Mario Tennis Screenshot
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

Nintendo Land Nintendo 64 2003 98 out of 100 98
64 Power / big.N / N Games Nintendo 64 Oct, 2000 91 out of 100 91
Da Gameboyz Nintendo 64 Jul 07, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Cubed3 Nintendo 64 Aug 11, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Mega Fun Nintendo 64 Sep, 2000 87 out of 100 87
Mag'64 Nintendo 64 Nov 01, 2000 86 out of 100 86
HappyPuppy Nintendo 64 Aug 25, 2000 8.5 out of 10 85
Video Games Nintendo 64 Nov, 2000 83 out of 100 83
GameSpot Nintendo 64 Aug 30, 2000 8.2 out of 10 82
Nintendo Life Wii Jun 22, 2010 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80

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Trivia

Gags

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

Innovations

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

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