Mario Tennis Ad Blurbs (Nintendo 64)

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Advertising Blurbs - Wii U (US):

    The game that made Mario™ a sports legend!

    The Mushroom Kingdom's finest hit the court in this wild multiplayer tennis game from Camelot, the talented developers behind Golden Sun™ and Mario Golf™! Put some power and spin into your shots to claim victory on your own. Or go head-to-head with up to three friends in multiple modes such as Ring Shot, Exhibition, and more!

    Mario™, Luigi™, Bowser™, Princess Peach™, Toad™, and Donkey Kong™ lead off the all-star, 14-character lineup, including some fan favorites this game popularized, like Daisy™. The fast-paced action will have you unleashing vicious volleys, lifesaving lobs, ballistic backhands, and electrifying supercharged smashes! Don't forget: this is tennis with a Mario twist. Take the Piranha Challenge and brave the barrage of bouncing balls, or try out the Bowser Stage to attack opponents with Green Shells. It's easy to see why this sports classic has stood the test of time.

    Contributed by Harmony♡ (20290) on Jul 26, 2016. - Wii Virtual Console:
    The Mushroom Kingdom welcomes another sport to its lineup in the Nintendo 64 smash, Mario Tennis. In addition to the bright graphics and intuitive, but incredibly tight, controls that all Mario games are known for, a cast of 16 Nintendo characters (including the introduction of Waluigi) is ready to take to the court. Along with the ability to unnerve an opponent by varying shots and precisely target their destination, each character has specific attributes in categories such as speed, power, and control, all of which combines to offer multiple play styles to choose from. A variety of game modes ranging from a standard tournament to the crazy, item-filled Bowser Stage will keep you—and up to three of your friends—running around the court for quite some time. Whether trying to unlock all the secrets in single-player mode or challenging friends with some intense fun in multiplayer mode, this is a game that definitely holds its serve!

    Virtual Console™

    This classic game is part of the Virtual Console service, which brings you great games created for consoles such as NES™, Super NES™ and Game Boy™ Advance. See more Virtual Console games for Wii.

    Contributed by Michael Cassidy (20964) on Jul 07, 2015.

Back of Box (English/German/French/Dutch/Spanish/Italian):

    It's time for the Nintendo All-Stars... hit the court in this multiplayer tennis game. The fast paced action of this title will have you unleashing vicious volleys and super-charged smashes!

    • Up to four people can play!
    • Meet Waluigi for the first time!
    • Includes many modes and hidden characters!

    Die Nintendo All-Stars...

    ...fordern euch auf dem virtuellen Court heraus. Liefert euch rasante Ballwechsel, furiose Volleys und hammerharte Aufschläge!

    • Spannende Duelle und 4-Spieler-Matches!
    • Erster Auftritt von Warios Bruder Waluigi!
    • Unzählige Spielmodi und Geheim-Charaktere!

    Sur le central...les superstars!

    De l'action débordante et une stratégie sans merci! Punissez vos adversaires seul ou en multijoueur à coups de passing ou de smash!

    • Jusqu'à 4 joueurs!
    • Découvrez Waluigi pour la premiére fois!
    • Plusieurs modes et des personnages cachés!

    In deze multi-player tennis game...

    ...stappen de Nintendo All-Stars de baan op! Razendsnelle actie met venijnige volleys en snoeiharde smashes!

    • Spannende duels en matches voor 4 spelers!
    • Het eerste optreden van Wario's broer, Waluigi!
    • Tal van spelstanden en extra spelers!

    Todas las estrellas de Nintendo...

    ...pisan por primera vez una pista de tenis en Nintendo 64. ¡Nunca antes has visto un juego de tenis tan rápiso y tan divertido!

    • ¡Explosivos partidos a cuatro jugadores!
    • ¡Conoce por primera vez a Waluigi!
    • ¡Varios modos de juego y personajes ocultos!

    Set, servizio, smash e...volée!

    Accetta la sfida a Tennis che ti propongono gli Eroi del mondo Nintendo: impugna bene la racchetta e tuffati nel vivo dell'azione!

    • Possono giocare fino a quattro giocatori!
    • Incontra Waluigi per la prima volta!
    • Più modalità e personaggi nascosti!

    Contributed by Xoleras (66813) on Dec 10, 2005. - Nintendo 64:

    Mushroom Kingdom's biggest stars hit the court to compete in the craziest tennis tournament you've ever seen!

    Created by the same perfectionists who gave us Mario Golf, Mario Tennis 64 mixes the cartoon universe of Mushroom Kingdom with the unlikely sport of tennis. Like Mario Golf, Mario Tennis is extremely easy for beginners to pick up and play, but it also holds many advanced mechanics for experienced gamers to master.

    The ball moves realistically, but at the same time the court flashes with blinding special effects which could outdo a Phish laser light show. It's this satisfying mix of fantasy and physics that makes Mario Tennis one of the most fun games we've played in a long while.

    Contributed by Evil Ryu (65847) on Apr 27, 2005.

Back of Box - N64 (US):
    All of your favorite characters hit the court in a wild and wacky, multiplayer tennis game from the makers of Mario Golf. Mario, Luigi, Bowser, Peach, Toad, and Donkey Kong lead off the all-star, 14-player lineup. The fast-paced action will have you unleashing vicious volleys, life-saving lobs, ballistic backhands, and electrifying super-charged smashes!

    • Tennis with a Mario twist! Take the Piranha Challenge and brave the barrage of bouncing balls or opt for Bowser's tilting court to attack opponents with Koopa Shells.
    • Up to four can play! Go head-to-head in doubles matches, dive into a four-player Ring-Shot Battle Royale, or just zap opponents with lightning bolts on the Koopa King's court.
    • Single Player Tourneys. Multiplayer Exhibition Matches. Ring Shot Challenges. Many modes to play plus hidden courts and characters to discover!

    Contributed by Freeman (45432) on Jan 28, 2005.

Press Release:

    Join Mario and Friends in a Four-Player Slam-fest for N64®

    REDMOND, Wash., August 28, 2000 - Forget about those designer white shorts and personalized collared shirts. Don't bring your highbrow country club attitude and prima donna friends around here. This isn't your typical Saturday afternoon, tea-sipping, no-fun style of tennis. This is Mario Tennis for Nintendo® 64... you don't just play it, you survive it.

    Mario and friends are back in this blistering slam-fest featuring classic Nintendo characters such as Wario, Luigi, Princess Peach and the always-versatile Yoshi. Mario Tennis also introduces a new character, Waluigi, Luigi's arch-enemy and the newest addition to the Nintendo family. Up to four players can compete against each other using furious forehands, backhand blasts and swerving serves. In traditional Nintendo style, Mario Tennis is simple to learn and play, but offers more challenge than a backhand drop volley to keep even the most seasoned video gamer coming back for more. Developed by Camelot, the creators of 1999's Mario Golf’, Mario Tennis serves its way into stores August 28 for a suggested retail price of $59.95.

    "Tennis is such a traditional sport, but when Mario and friends get involved, you can forget about following the rules," says Peter Main, Nintendo's executive vice president, sales and marketing. "Mario Tennis is the ultimate four-player experience - it's more fun than an afternoon at Wimbledon."


    Players can challenge Mario and dozen of his friends to a perfect match of tennis Up to four players can enjoy practice sets, tournaments, challenge modes, special matches and more in either singles or doubles play Experience simple yet realistic play control--mix your game up with long lobs, viscous volleys, backhand blasts and varying degrees and styles of spin Play on a number of court surfaces including grass, clay and hard court, watching your tennis ball react on each surface in different ways Meet a new character, Waluigi, Luigi's arch enemy and the latest addition to the Nintendo family Compete with more than a dozen characters--all with unique attributes of power, speed, spin and control. Unlock game secrets by winning matches or completing modes with every one of the available characters Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, is the acknowledged worldwide leader in the creation of interactive entertainment. To date, Nintendo has sold more than 1 billion video games worldwide, has created such industry icons as Mario® and Donkey Kong® and launched franchises like The Legend of Zelda® and Pokémon® . Nintendo manufactures and markets hardware and software for its popular home video game systems, including the Nintendo 64 and Game Boy® - the world's best-selling video game system. As a wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in North America.

    The independent Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) rates Mario Tennis "E" for "Everybody." For more information about the ESRB visit

    For more information about Mario Tennis or any other Nintendo product visit the company's web site,

    Contributed by skl (1142) on Feb 17, 2004.

From EGM Magazine:
    Champions come in all shapes and sizes.

    Are you the next champ? Play Mario Tennis for Game Boy Color and find out. Hone your skills so you can earn the honor to challenge the greatest player of all time ... Mario.

    Create a supercharged player on your Game Boy and use the N64 Transfer Pak to upload it to get the edge on your friends. The action's fast and furious, so play today.

    Contributed by Kartanym (12784) on Apr 23, 2002.