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Random Hey, A Switch Online N64 Game Description Mentions Golden Sun
Nintendo actually remembers Camelot's classic RPG series
If you were a fan of Nintendo during the Game Boy Advance generation, then you might have experienced Camelot's fantasy role-playing series Golden Sun. It got two games during this time and even allowed players to transfer across some content to the second game, Golden Sun: The Lost Age. As...
News Waluigi First Graced Us With His Presence 20 Years Ago
20 years ago this week, Mario Tennis was released for the Nintendo 64 in Japan. Excluding 1995's similarly named Mario's Tennis for the Virtual Boy, Mario Tennis was the very first in the series we know and love today, but it also introduced something far, far more important. Yes, Mario Tennis introduced Waluigi to the world, Wario's...
Nintendo Download 17th December (Europe)
Minecraft! Retro Mario! Onimusha Tactics! Loads of discounts! More!
Another week is underway and we have the Nintendo Download Update for Europe. This week the star attraction is undoubtedly Minecraft on Wii U, but there are also quite a few retro offerings and some intriguing download options, in addition to a huge number of 3DS HOME Themes and...
Feature Memories of Court Battles in Mario Tennis
Nintendo Life writers and some readers pitch in
We're not going to sugar coat it - Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash isn't a golden entry in the spin-off series. We were disappointed by the lack of content in our preview and are currently testing out online play before publishing our review, but what we can say right now is that we w
Feature A History of the Mario Tennis Franchise
Mario and his Mushroom Kingdom chums are a talented bunch. They race karts and motorbikes, compete for medals in the Olympics, get into the swing of golf and more besides. They also, of course, play a bit of tennis - maybe it's for the exercise, the fashionable sportswear or to enjoy a post-match bowl of strawberries and cream...
News Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash Details Revealed, Including amiibo Support and Rosalina
Don't lie, you wanted her in the roster
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash is one of the Wii U's key titles coming up in the near future, and now Nintendo has upped its PR offensive for the November release. While it may not necessarily be the sort of big-name game to blow anyone's hair back, it could nevertheless provide some innocent fun over the dark...
Mario History Mario Tennis - 2000
Two match points
In this series of articles we'll write about one or more Mario game every day for 30 days, each representing a different year as part of our Super Mario 30th Anniversary celebrations. Our original plan for our 2000 entry in this series was to write about Paper Mario, yet just recently we shared an editorial to celebrate its 15th...
Nintendo Download 9th July (North America)
Mario Tennis, Epic Indie Sale, loads of Wii U downloads and more
It's that time again, North American gamers, for the Nintendo Download Update line-up to tempt you ahead of the weekend. It's a busy line-up this week with a glut of varied releases on the Wii U eShop, the arrival of a classic Mario sports game and the rather impressive 'Epic Indie...
News Mario Tennis is Smashing Its Way to the Wii U Virtual Console This Week
The original classic
The Nintendo 64 was home to various classics and also kickstarted some key franchises, and though Mario Tennis may not be on many top 10 lists for the system it is - in the opinion of this writer - up there with the most fun games on the console. Yes, that's nostalgia speaking. One of a number of games on the N64 that had...
News Four Classics Available Now in the Latest Club Nintendo Rewards
Check your coin balance, North America
Every month Nintendo of America unveils its latest Club Nintendo offers, giving members a chance to exchange hard-earned coins for download codes. Often the games available are hit and miss, but this month seems to offer a strong line-up to suit various tastes. The following are all available until 7th April...
News Starship Defense is Your New US Club Nintendo Reward
If you're a US Club Nintendo user with 150 coins jangling around in your cyber-pocket, there's a new reward that might tempt you: Q-Games' DSiWare title Starship Defense, known in Europe as Starship Patrol. It replaces Electroplankton: Rec-Rec and will be available for a limited period of time. Have a read of our Starship Defense...
News July's Club Nintendo Rewards are Up
Rec-rec and tennis
While we don't know what the Platinum reward is for Club Nintendo members, we do know what games you can spend your Coins on in the coming weeks. Wii Virtual Console: Mario Tennis (Nintendo 64) — 150 Coins. Available until 22nd July. Read our Mario Tennis review to see if it's worth the coins. DSiWare: Electroplankton:...
News Nintendo Serves Up Mario Tennis History Infographic
This week sees the start of Wimbledon, and with Mario Tennis Open only a month old Nintendo's combined the two in infographic format. The official series history starts from 3D sports game Mario's Tennis and ends with... 3D sports game Mario Tennis Open. Weird. It's a bit confusing, though: it mentions Mario Tennis in 2004, presumably...
Nintendo Download 31st August & 1st September 2010 (Japan)
VC Tennis for the Wii and three new DSiWare titles next week in Japan
Virtual Console: Mario Tennis 64 (1000pts N64 - Nintendo) — The original 3D Nintendo tennis experience and, (in the opinion of many) the best, is the final Virtual Console title of the month. Read our Mario Tennis review to get the full story! DSiWare: Action Puzzle Rabi x Laby...
News Japanese Virtual Console list - August 2010
Survival horror from Sunsoft and more
Just three games for Japan this month, which is pretty much to be expected by now. One of them is a Nintendo 64 game everybody else has already gotten, while the other two games are both great, but Japan-exclusive. The only way we'll be seeing either of them is through import releases! The full, short list for...
Nintendo Download 28th June 2010 (North America)
Jett Rocket and Mario Tennis N64 headline this week's 10 releases
Mario and Camelot breathe some life into the Virtual Console's N64 offerings, Shin'en shows the power of WiiWare and DSiWare keeps up its flood of titles. WiiWare: Jett Rocket (Shin'en, 1000 Points) – This platformer from the creators of the excellent Art of Balance blasts onto...
Nintendo Download 18th June (Europe)
Nintendo serves up a certain ace
It's the week of E3, and what better way to celebrate than by finally releasing another N64 Virtual Console game? And an extremely well-liked one, at that? WiiWare gets one great and one good game as well, but DSiWare seems fairly uninteresting this time. WiiWare: Ant Nation (700pts - Konami) -- A simulation title...