Whether you classify it under sports, party, or fighter, Camelot has produced a fine game. If you are looking for an awesome pick-up-and-play multiplayer game this holiday season, you cannot go wrong with Mario Power Tennis.
They really gave a lot of attention to this game. Every character has his animations, the intro is great and I love the bloopers, too. This kind of things miss in the new games. The gameplay is great. What I don't love are the special shots. They are just... too random. Mini games are very good, too. It's a game that you will play for a lot of time.
Such a hard game to review as the core gameplay is so much fun, but many things are holding back from achieving greatness. The 'power shots', while a good addition, should never have been made compulsory for Tournament play.
Power Tennis has depth only insofar as there's a great deal to do – medals to win, records to beat and tournament trophies to hold aloft – but all the frills and gimmicks overcomplicate something that wasn't broken in the first place. [Jan 2005, p.92]
out of all the Mario sports games (besides Mario kart of course) this one is the most fun. there is nothing negative I can find to say about this game, but at the end of the day its just a tennis game, but a really good tennis game
Not as god as it's predecessor due to it having a little too much going on! I mean all the shells and stars and special moves just took away from the experience for me. Visually it was obviously far superior to the N64 version but the gameplay became too cluttered. Still fun, but could have been better.
SummaryThe Mushroom Kingdom has hosted tennis tournaments before, but never one as explosive as this one. The wild multiplayer action of the smash Nintendo 64 hit, Mario Tennis, returns with even more powerful shots and new, character-specific power-ups guaranteed to make for the craziest matches ever. Everyone's favorite Mushroom Kingdom chara...