System NES
Developer Nintendo
Genre Tennis
Series Tennis Series

A NES game of Tennis. Play against the computer or take on a human opponent in Singles or Doubles matches.

Hit the ball over the net and try to get it past your opponent to score a point, and your opponent will try to return the ball. Win a match and you will move on to tougher opponents.

Release Information

Region Name Release
Japan テニス Tennis 14 Jan 1984
US Tennis Oct 1985
Europe Tennis 1986


System Japan U.S. Europe
Famicom Disk System 21 Feb 1986 - -
Card-e Reader (GBA) - 16 Sep 2002 -
Wii Virtual Console 02 Dec 2006 18 Dec 2006 22 Dec 2006
Wii U Virtual Console 30 Oct 2013 10 Oct 2013 10 Oct 2013

Ports & Remakes

Arcade VS. Tennis

Also available to play in:

Nintendo 64 Dōbutsu no Mori
GameCube Animal Crossing


Umpire Mario

Umpire Mario

The umpire who appears at the side of each match bears a striking resemblance to Mario. While this cameo is fairly well known, it is notable for being the earliest known cameo appearance in any Nintendo game.

Submitted by Fryguy64

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