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Tetris
  • Publisher: THQ
  • Genre:Puzzle
  • Developer: THQ Wireless
  • Release Date:Nov 15, 2002
  • # of Players:1 player
  • ESRB:Rating Pending
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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 News

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  • Nugget From The Net: Tetris The Animated Series

    Do you ever sit at your desk, starring into space, wondering what an 80's cartoon about the most intense game ever made, Tetris, would be like? If you're like me then the answers is, "Yes, every moment of every day." If there was ever a video game that screamed television show it's Tetris. Check out what the Tetris: The Animated Series...

    Posted December 14, 2010

    Nugget From The Net: Tetris The Animated Series
  • 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
  • Google Honors Tetris Over D-Day

    This weekend was the 65th anniversary of the D-Day invasion to liberate Europe, but you wouldn't know it from reading Google. Google chose to use its frequently changing logo to honor the 25th anniversary of the video game Tetris instead of the brave men and women who stormed the beach at Normandy. As you might expect, a certain subset of...

    Posted June 8, 2009

    Google Honors Tetris Over D-Day
  • 'Tetris' Mimic Title Pulled From App Store

    If you're looking into getting some free Tetris-like action on your iPhone or iPod Touch, you better head over to the iTunes app store sometime today. The clone of the famous block puzzler, Tris, is being pulled by Apple from the application store tomorrow due to complaints from The Tetris Company. The developer, Noah Witherspoon, wrote the...

    Posted August 26, 2008| 4 Comments

    'Tetris' Mimic Title Pulled From App Store
  • Top 100 Video Games of All Time #5 -Tetris

    Posted: June 15, 2012

    8,320 Views | 02:12

  • Let Netcam Play Tetris

    Posted: March 6, 2003

    965 Views | 08:29

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