I hope you weren't holding your breath. Save for the New Play Control Wii remix of GameCube's Mario Power Tennis in 2009, we've been left hanging on for a proper update to the series since 2005's Mario Tennis: Power Tour on Game Boy Advance. Quite why this solidly successful formula skipped the entirety of the DS generation has been something of a mystery - at least, it was until I'd spent several days thwacking my way across the courts of the series' 3DS debut.
Nintendo's strategy of re-releasing classic GameCube games that have been Wii waggle-readied looks to be working, as least in the case of Mario Power Tennis. The "Play on Wii" version is still Japan's favorite game. That includes th... Read Post
A portion of a C3 review… New Play Control! Mario Power Tennis is a worthy addition to the Wii’s catalogue. Nintendo had a strong title to work with, and although there are issues with control, the game has translated over very well... Read Post