Tennis (video game)

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Tennis
Tennis (video game).jpg
Developer(s) Nintendo R&D1
Intelligent Systems[1]
Publisher(s)
Platform(s) NES, PC-88, PlayChoice-10, Sharp X1, Famicom Disk System, Game Boy, Nintendo e-Reader
Release date(s) NES
  • JP January 14, 1984
  • NA October 18, 1985
  • EU September 1, 1986
JP December 2, 2006 (Wii VC)
NA December 18, 2006 (Wii VC)
PAL December 22, 2006 (Wii VC)
NA October 10, 2013 (Wii U VC)
EU October 10, 2013 (Wii U VC)
JP October 30, 2013 (Wii U VC)
PC-88
  • JP June 1985
Sharp X1
Famicom Disk System
  • JP February 21, 1986
Game Boy
JP 19890529May 29, 1989
NA 198908August 1989
PAL 1990
EU June 7, 2011 (VC)
NA June 23, 2011 (VC)
JP July 20, 2011 (VC)
Nintendo e-Reader
  • NA September 16, 2002
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Tennis (テニス Tenisu?) is a sports game released for the NES. In North America and Europe, Tennis was one of 18 launch games for the NES. A Game Boy version was also released.

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The game features single-player and two-player modes for singles and doubles matches, with either competitive or cooperative gameplay. A computerized opponent's artificial intelligence can be set to one of five difficulty levels. Mario referees the matches.

Publication history[edit]

In 1985, Hudson Soft published Tennis for the PC-8801. It was also included in the Nintendo Vs. System series under the name Vs. Tennis (VS. テニス Bāsasu Tenisu?). Nintendo ported the game to the Game Boy in 1989, and to the Nintendo e-Reader in 2002.

The original version is embedded in the life simulation game Animal Crossing (2001), and features in the party video game WarioWare: Twisted! (2004) as one of 9-Volt's minigames. For the Virtual Console, Nintendo republished the Famicom/NES version of Tennis to the Wii in 2006 and the Wii U in 2013 and the Game Boy version to the Nintendo 3DS in 2011.

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