Mario Tennis Open Has Arrived!

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<LINK REL="stylesheet" HREF="http://guidesmedia.ign.com/guides/uni/IGNE_style.css" TYPE="text/css">After seven years of sitting on the sidelines, Mario and crew are once again dusting off the ole racket for a brand new tennis outing from the developers at Camelot. We already got the chance to check out the <a target="_blank" href="http://ds.ign.com/articles/122/1222350p1.html">online multiplayer and special mini-games</a>, as well as get used to the new controls with the game's <a target="_blank" href="http://ds.ign.com/articles/122/1220294p1.html">debut at this year's Game Developer's Conference</a>. Now that we finally have the full retail version in the office, and have spent the weekend brushing up on our tennis skills.<br/><br/>IGN Nintendo's own Rich George has already begun plowing his way through match after match of Mushroom Kingdom madness. Keep an eye out for his full review in the coming days - but in the meantime, take a look at the footage below for a small taste of what Open brings to the table.<br/><br/>First, watch us kick Bowser's booty in Exhibition mode...<br/><br/> <object id="vid_8ee88873d6e7e53d0257cff84f4f830a" class="ign-videoplayer" width="468" height="293" data="http://oystatic.ignimgs.com/src/core/swf/IGNPlayer.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="movie" value="http://oystatic.ignimgs.com/src/core/swf/IGNPlayer.swf"/><param name="" value="true"/><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"/><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000"/><param name="flashvars" value="url=http://www.ign.com/videos/2012/05/07/mario-tennis-open-beating-bowser-in-exhibition-mode"/><param name="wmode" value="opaque"/></object> <br/><br/>And now we go up against his kid as well...<br/><br/> <object id="vid_fea0de9f7b0e8fa89884ebc58fca54c5" class="ign-videoplayer" width="468" height="293" data="http://oystatic.ignimgs.com/src/core/swf/IGNPlayer.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="movie" value="http://oystatic.ignimgs.com/src/core/swf/IGNPlayer.swf"/><param name="" value="true"/><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"/><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000"/><param name="flashvars" value="url=http://www.ign.com/videos/2012/05/07/mario-tennis-open-singles-match-vs-bowser-jr"/><param name="wmode" value="opaque"/></object> <br/><br/>Now a look at the Ring Shot mini-game...<br/><br/> <object id="vid_779d327894556a77dff0feb7a91d5af8" class="ign-videoplayer" width="468" height="293" data="http://oystatic.ignimgs.com/src/core/swf/IGNPlayer.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="movie" value="http://oystatic.ignimgs.com/src/core/swf/IGNPlayer.swf"/><param name="" value="true"/><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"/><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000"/><param name="flashvars" value="url=http://www.ign.com/videos/2012/05/07/mario-tennis-open-ring-shot"/><param name="wmode" value="opaque"/></object> <br/><br/>And now for a Doubles match...<br/><br/> <object id="vid_9be69af2419095b926a9db0f1d5b8f59" class="ign-videoplayer" width="468" height="293" data="http://oystatic.ignimgs.com/src/core/swf/IGNPlayer.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="movie" value="http://oystatic.ignimgs.com/src/core/swf/IGNPlayer.swf"/><param name="" value="true"/><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"/><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000"/><param name="flashvars" value="url=http://www.ign.com/videos/2012/05/07/mario-tennis-open-mushroom-cup-doubles-match"/><param name="wmode" value="opaque"/></object> <br/><br/>Finally, a look at the Super Mario Tennis mini-game...<br/><br/> <object id="vid_501bdb9247650625238fb2468e975b10" class="ign-videoplayer" width="468" height="293" data="http://oystatic.ignimgs.com/src/core/swf/IGNPlayer.swf" type="application/x-shockwave-flash"><param name="movie" value="http://oystatic.ignimgs.com/src/core/swf/IGNPlayer.swf"/><param name="" value="true"/><param name="allowscriptaccess" value="always"/><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000"/><param name="flashvars" value="url=http://www.ign.com/videos/2012/05/07/mario-tennis-open-super-mario-tennis"/><param name="wmode" value="opaque"/></object> <br/><br/>Mario Tennis Open for the 3DS hits store shelves on May 20. For more on this title, including the full review, keep it here on IGN.<br/><br/><DIV CLASS="IGNE_divider"></DIV><br/><br/><i>Audrey Drake is an Associate Editor of IGN.com and a proud member of the IGN Nintendo team. She is also a lifelong gamer, a frequent banisher of evil and a wielder of various legendary blades. You can follow her zany exploits on her <b><a target="_blank" href="http://people.ign.com/Aminka">IGN blog</a></b> and <b><a target="_blank" href="http://twitter.com/GameOnAminka">Twitter</a></b>. Game on!</i><br/><br/><br><br/><br/>&#169;2012-05-07, IGN Entertainment, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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