Mario Tennis Aces still fails at offering game options

At least the characters and mechanics are getting worked on, though.

Mario Tennis Aces still fails at offering game options

I finally decided to start up Mario Tennis Aces again to check the last update they did to the game. As expected, they have not fixed the biggest problems with the game menus and options available.

Besides the much needed gameplay balance, one of the things that Mario Tennis Aces really needs are new game options, specially when playing offline. Like I said in my Quick Review a while ago, the game barely has any content and it depends mostly on the replay value of its simple online multiplayer. And the little content that it has is quite complicated and confusing to configure the way you want. Sadly, the rushed updates clearly indicate that the game was released incomplete, similar to how it happened to Mario Tennis Ultra Smash.

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The forgotten Ultra Smash website

Here is the sad truth of what happens now when you try to access the regular site for the Mario Tennis franchise.

The page is now completely empty and just redirects to the site for Mario Tennis Aces.

It seems that Nintendo wants to make people forget that Mario Tennis Ultra Smash existed. (The site still exists but at a different URL that’s harder to find. )

Mario Tennis Aces Online Tournament Demo was just an ad, not a stress test

While the Online Tournament Demo was going on and a few days after it finished, I noticed that a lot of people were commenting and excusing the connection issues by saying that this was supposed to be a network stress test and not a demo of how the game really would be. Actually, though, the Mario Tennis Aces Online Tournament Demo was just an advertisement. It was never intended to be a stress test and probably never used as one.

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Rie’s Quick Guide to Mario Tennis Aces

Rie’s Quick Guide to Mario Tennis Aces

Hi, everyone. It’s me, Rie Kanari, N Masters Official Representative. ^_^

So Link-NM told me I could post and share this with all of you who are now trying Mario Tennis Aces through its Online Tournament Demo, specially since a lot of you seem to be new to the franchise. Continue reading “Rie’s Quick Guide to Mario Tennis Aces”