All Star Tennis 99 on N64

All Star Tennis ’99 is a simulation tennis game for the Nintendo 64, PlayStation, and Game Boy Color released in 1999, that was developed by Smart Dog and published by Ubi Soft.

The featured player on the US and Europe versions is Michael Chang while in the French version the featured player is Yannick Noah who has his name above the title as Yannick Noah All Star Tennis ’99.I

It was one of the first tennis games for the N64 and the only one for that system in the USA until Mario Tennis. It was preceded by Let’s Smash/Centre Court Tennis in Japan and Europe, for the Nintendo 64.

It offered standard simulation game play with singles, doubles and tournament mode, as well as World Tour mode consisting of 11 international competitions.

In addition to standard moves the player can turn on an option for three specialty moves, two of which are unique to the character that they are using, each time a player scores a point they are given 1 of 3 energy points that can be used to perform one of the two unique moves for their character.

There is a Bomb Tennis mode that makes a bomb appear where the ball touches down, if the player is caught by its explosion, it causing the character to be knocked off their feet for a few seconds.

It featured the following playable characters

Jonas Björkman
Michael Chang
Richard Krajicek
Gustavo Kuerten
Yannick Noah (French version only)
Mark Philippoussis
Randy Powell (fictional)
Leon Rodez (fictional)

Amanda Coetzer
Conchita Martínez
Jana Novotná
Zoe Taylor (fictional)
Vanessa Child (fictional)



A sample game on the easiest settings