"Days after the credits rolled, I still crave the satisfying thwack from a Power Shot, and I mentally replay matches and imagine how I might do things differently given a bit more focus and knowhow. Mario Tennis Aces does what this series has done best, and improves what it's rarely gotten right prior. Fingers crossed that the online support stands up to the rest of the game after launch."
GameSpot seems to nail how I was planning on playing this game. The adventure mode as an advanced tutorial and then a hardcore multiplayer game.
Seems Nintendo botched the local multiplayer (no stage select? Wtf) but hopefully the online is up to par (I can't believe I have to hope for this, but I hope I can play against friends).