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Tetris DX
  • Publisher: Nintendo
  • Genre:Puzzle
  • Developer: Nintendo
  • Release Date:Nov 20, 1998
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:E - Everyone
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Game Description:Originally developed on a Russian DCC clone PDP Computer by a humble employee of the Moscow Academy of Sciences, Alexey Pajitnov's mega hit succeeds where other puzzle games have failed: by keeping it simple. Seven blocks, known as Tetraminoes, and one empty "well" quickly translate into hopeless addiction. There are few games that haunt you even after you stop playing -- but 30 minutes with this puzzle masterpiece and you'll see Tetris pieces wherever you look. No matter what platform it's on, Tetris remains one of the purest and accessible videogames ever made, proving that some of the most addictive games are the simplest.
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Tetris DX News

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  • Tetris World Champion Crowned

    This weekend in Los Angeles, Jonas Neubauer, a 29 year-old from Redondo Beach, California, took on all comers to become the Tetris champion of the world. Neubauer scored over half a million points in the NES version of the game, and that was enough to best his competition Harry Wong and take home the prize. "I got a big-ass trophy,"...

    Posted August 9, 2010

    Tetris World Champion Crowned
  • Tetris Becomes Best-Selling Mobile Game Of All Time, Passes 100 Million Downloads

    When it comes to addicting games about arranging falling blocks created by Russian mathematicians in the mid-1980s, Tetris easily ranks among the best. It’s appeared on practically every console and platform imaginable, and over the past few years it has become one of the most popular mobile phone games around…Actually, I take that...

    Posted January 21, 2010

    Tetris Becomes Best-Selling Mobile Game Of All Time, Passes 100 Million Downloads
  • Research Indicates Tetris Changes Brain Efficiency

    Researchers at the Mind Research Network today announced the findings of a scientific study that combines Tetris and brain imaging to study the effects of practicing the game on brain efficiency. The study will be published in open-access journal BMC Research Notes (one of my eight most favorite open-access scientific journals). The research...

    Posted September 1, 2009

    Research Indicates Tetris Changes Brain Efficiency
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