Mario Tennis News

First Impressions: Holding Court with Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash

Holding Court with Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash

Racquet Riot

A surprise service sent over the net in Nintendo's Digital Event at this year's E3, Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash for Wii U marks the first home console appearance of this particular Mario Sport in over 10 years. If early impressions are anything to go by, it's one to watch for - the demo we played on the show floor was very simple,...

News: Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Is Coming To The Wii U Centre Court This Holiday Season

Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Is Coming To The Wii U Centre Court This Holiday Season

Game, set and match

During today's Digital Event at E3 Nintendo has been revealed that the Mario Tennis series is blasting onto Wii U this Christmas in the shape of Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash, bringing with it the usual arcade-style gameplay the franchise is famed for. This time around, the Mega Mushroom power-up will be making the cut, and will...

Nintendo 64x64: Mario Tennis

Mario Tennis

Quite the smash

It wasn't the portly plumber's first outing on the virtual court, but Mario Tennis was nevertheless the first smash-hit in the franchise. The simple control input is easy to understand, yet allows for advanced techniques too; the control sticks enhances accuracy greatly. The single-player tournament mode is a bit drawn and...

Review: Mario Power Tennis (Wii U eShop / GBA)

Mario Power Tennis (Wii U eShop / GBA)

Raising a racquet

Originally released on Game Boy Advance in 2005, Mario Power Tennis is unusual in that it takes the tennis simulation genre and embeds it into a role-playing game experience. It’s a combination that works surprisingly well, with the biggest success being a player progression system which allows you to level up your character and...