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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 Wario is disappointed with the result
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 Hit the rainbow boxes to score a bonus powerup
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 Select your player - the Game Boy characters appear when you transfer them across
Mario Tennis Nintendo 64 The Mushroom Cup Tournament Ladder

Promo Images

Mario Tennis Render
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
Gaming Target Nintendo 64 Sep 02, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
Nintendojo Nintendo 64 Sep 12, 2000 9.1 out of 10 91
64 Power / big.N / N Games Nintendo 64 Aug, 2000 91 out of 100 91
Cubed3 Nintendo 64 Aug 11, 2003 9 out of 10 90
Da Gameboyz Nintendo 64 Jul 07, 2004 9 out of 10 90
Digital Press - Classic Video Games Nintendo 64 Sep 30, 2005 9 out of 10 90 Nintendo 64 Nov 08, 2000 17 out of 20 85
Total! (Germany) Nintendo 64 Oct, 2000 1.75 out of 6 85
Video Games Nintendo 64 Nov, 2000 83 out of 100 83


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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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