Tennis (NES)


Nintendo R&D1


Game Rating

User Ratings: 194

Our Review: 4/10


Number of Players
Release Date

Wii (Wii Shop)

  • 18th Dec 2006, 500 points
  • 22nd Dec 2006, 500 points
  • 2nd Dec 2006, 500 points

Wii U eShop

  • 10th Oct 2013, £3.49
  • 10th Oct 2013, $4.99

Wii U (Wii U eShop)

  • 30th Oct 2013, ¥500
NES Sports, Nintendo Switch Online
Nintendo Switch Online
Controller Support
Also Available On
Switch eShop, GB

Screenshots (5)

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  • 22

    Wii U eShop / NES

    Review Tennis

    Net-net, a loss

    Tennis — the NES game, not the actual sport — hails from an age when the most rudimentary of virtual simulations could be entertaining and notable simply by existing, perhaps causing a passing family member to comment on how it looks just like the real thing. Although a genuine novelty in the 80s, this dull-as-toast recreation of...

  • 4

    Wii Virtual Console / NES

    Review Tennis

    Anyone for Tennis?

    Tennis was one of the launch titles for the NES way back in 1985, and it succeeded in winning new gamers to the system in much the same way as Wii Sports. That begs the question, of course, why bother with this if you already have Wii Sports Tennis, which you got as a freebie with your Wii? Well for a start you control the...

About The Game

Serve, point, match in this classic game of Tennis!

Players can choose between five different levels of difficulty, ranging from Beginner all the way up to Advanced. If players want to become true champs, they should be ready to show off their most brilliant lobs and most powerful smashes. Play a singles match or grab a partner for doubles, and go head to head with your opponent. Whatever you do, don't lose your nerve at the sight of a full crowd, or when Mario sits in as referee for all of your games