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Best @ Tetris

A new Tetris Grandmaster has been born


The sixth person ever to achieve it!
Jan 28
Kevin Birrell, who goes by the alias of KevinDDR, has joined the few, the proud, the Tetris Grandmasters. He is only the sixth person in the world to ever accomplish this feat, which should already give you an idea as to... read
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AGDQ '15

AGDQ 2015: This man plays Tetris better than you do anything


'Done Quick' doesn't quite do this justice
Jan 08
This, kids -- this is what happens when you sell your soul to the devil in exchange for Tetris immortality. There simply has to be some sort of higher power at work, or some kind of black magic in play. Otherwise, ... read
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Tetris

Gameboy Tetris being taken off the 3DS eShop at the end of the year


Grab the classic while you still can
Dec 28
[Update: Looks like Tetris Axis is also getting yanked. We can guess that the retail version of the game is also going the way of the dodo. Interested parties would do well to snatch it up quick.] Nintendo UK's Twitter accoun... read
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Yes, a Tetris sci-fi movie is currently in production


No, really
Sep 30
Mega entertainment company Threshold Entertainment has the green light from The Tetris Company to create a live-action Tetris movie. That alone is crazy. But Larry Kasanoff and Jimmy Ienner are planning on turning the puzzle ... read
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Ubisoft at PAX

Watch Assassin's Creed and play other Ubisoft games at PAX Prime


Plenty to see, plenty to play
Aug 21
Ubisoft seemingly takes the same approach to all of its PAX showings -- theater presentations of Assassin's Creed, and playable demos of its other upcoming games. PAX Prime 2014 in Seattle next week is no different, except fo... read
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Puyopuyo Tetris

Puyopuyo Tetris will be landing on Xbox One and PS4 this December


Localize it
Aug 21
If you're a Tetris fan you might be interested to hear that Puyopuyo Tetris will be headed to both the PS4 and Xbox One this December in Japan. The game was previously available on the 3DS, Vita, Wii U, and PS3, so this ... read
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Tetris Ultimate

Look, this version of Tetris is Ultimate and on the 3DS


Super omega ultimate enhanced Tetris
Jul 22
Ubisoft announced yesterday that the newest edition of the venerable Soviet-origin puzzle game will be coming to Nintendo 3DS this fall. You too can build for the motherland again with six modes and an exclusive single-player... read
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Tetris goes 'next-gen'

Ubisoft announces Tetris Ultimate for PS4, Xbox One, PC


Now celebrating 30 years of falling blocks
Jun 05
Ubisoft revealed it's dropping Tetris Ultimate on PlayStation 4 and Xbox On this summer. The falling block puzzler will then spin around come autumn for a PC release. This year marks the franchise's 30th anniversary, and crea... read
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Metal as hell

Get stuck in the metal with this 17-minute tribute to video games


Make the gamers dance 'cause he's rock 'n' rollin'
May 31
What's more metal than a 17-minute instrumental medley featuring some of your favorite video game tracks? Anything Nathan Explosion touches, but that's beside the point. This impressive project was three years in the making,... read
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Marbly

Alexey Pajitnov's Marbly receives a major update


Tons of new puzzles to tackle
Apr 30
Popular iOS puzzler and Tetris follow-up Marbly isn't doing too bad on the App Store, having been played 3 million times by 300,000 players in the last year or so. The newest update adds 1000+ new puzzles to the fold in the ... read
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Integrate with the present moment
I I had the opportunity to interview with the creator of Tetris a few years ago about the research on his game's ability to help curb the kind of intrusive thoughts and flashbacks commonly associated with Post Traumatic Stres... read feature

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Tetris

Ubisoft is making Tetris for Xbox One and PS4


Well, someone's got to
Jan 16
The Tetris franchise turns 30 this year and Ubisoft is the latest company to take on the classic puzzle game. There's a new version in the works for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One that'll be released digitally at some point. Poss... read
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Better at one than the other...
Sega is showing off its new puzzle game Puyopuyo Tetris here at their already super busy TGS 2013 booth. As a fan of both games, I gave this cross-up a spin on the 3DS. Puyopuyo Tetris is also coming to the Vita and PS3 as we... read feature

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Cryptic Sea

Cryptic Sea EP contains post-modern puzzler Volta


What if Tetris got sloppy and wild?
Aug 18
Cryptic Sea (best known for Gish and Hockey?) just released a new set of games for Mac, Windows and Linux for a paltry $3. I haven't gotten that deep into the collection yet, but by far the most striking entry in Cryptic Sea... read
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Tetris Monsters

Tetris meets monster battling in Tetris Monsters


Sure, why not
Aug 05
What genre or style of game hasn't been mashed up with Tetris yet? What about monster hunting role-playing? Let me check the list... nope! Doesn't look like it! You're clear to go! The latest Tetris variant is Tetris Monster... read
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Super Mario Crossover

Super Mario Crossover 3.0 is finally out


Work on the team's original game, Super Retro Squad, is progressing slowly
Aug 03
Super Mario Crossover, the pixel-for-pixel recreation of Super Mario Bros. that features a selectable cast of NES stars, was all set for the big 3.0 update this past June. It was unfortunately delayed a month, but it is now a... read
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Marbly is the newest game from Tetris creator, now on iOS


Squares are so retro! Spheres are the new hotness!
Jun 02
When you think of long running puzzle game franchises, you'll inevitably come across Tetris. We have all played it at one time or another, willingly or otherwise, and we have Mr. Alexey Pajitnov to thank for it... read
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Tetris Blitz now out, free for iOS and Android


It's like Tetris on crack
May 24
Tetris Blitz is now available on iOS and Android for free. Blitz takes the Tetris concept and shoves it into a two minute line clearing frenzy where you want to score as many points as possible. The fast-paced game features o... read
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Super Mario Crossover 3.0

Super Mario Crossover 3.0 is just around the corner


Third major version of the star-studded fan game coming in May or June
Apr 28
Three years ago as of yesterday, indie dev Exploding Rabbit's Super Mario Bros. Crossover was unleashed online, and the reception couldn't have been warmer. For the benefit of the unfortunate few who haven't heard of this da... read
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Tetris

Tetris could fix your lazy eye


Hey, I'm over here
Apr 23
BBC News says that 1 in 50 children have a lazy eye, and that Tetris could help to fix their weak eyes. Doctors at McGill University has research that shows that playing the greatest block dropping game of all time ... read
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Tetris

Apple co-founder shows off his legendary Tetris skills


Woz the Tetris wiz
Apr 12
Steve Wozniak is an oddity. Though many know Wozniak for his work at Apple, in his earlier days he was known for his work with videogames, both as a designer (creating Atari's Breakout) and player. This video shot by Game In... read
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Chiptune rock

Check out this sick 11-minute NES chiptune rock medley


Psycho Crusher takes you on a musical tour of the best of the NES
Mar 09
Guitarist Psycho Crusher, whose amazing rock arrangements I've shared numerous times in the past, originally composed this latest jam with the intent to play it live as a full band. Instead, he decided to turn it into a chip... read
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Music

Some classic game songs with a Middle-Eastern twist


Contra, Mario, Angry Birds, and more all get covered
Mar 06
I've listened to plenty of videogame musical covers in the seven years I've worked at Destructoid. Yet, this is the first time I've heard of a musical cover montage with a Middle-Eastern twist to them. There's even some games covered here I'd never expect, like Alley Cat. [Via The Awesomer] read
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Sexy time

This is how videogame characters have sex


Because you always wanted to know
Mar 05
Kind of creeped out at the Nintendogs part. Sex in video games [Reddit] read
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But I don't really think it matters in the first place
A lot of people have been running around attacking games like Proteus or The Walking Dead; claiming that they aren’t, in fact, games. Generally speaking these people spout off random things about requiring “win st... read feature

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Marching band does an amazing videogame-themed show


Oct 07
Marching bands have done videogame covers in the past, but it looks like Ohio State has just raised the bar in how to perform a truly great gaming themed performance. The band began with Space Invaders, followed it up with P... read
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It Came from Japan!

It Came From Japan! Tetris Battle Gaiden


Sep 27
[It Came from Japan! is a series where I seek out and review the weirdest, most original and enjoyable titles that never left the Land of the Rising Sun.] We all have that one so-called classic that we groan at when we see... read
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Tetris: The Musical is... VeggieTales?


Aug 24
Well... not really, obviously. You gotta admit that there's some resemblance! Tetris: The Musical, the latest short by Random Encounters Entertainment, anthropomorphizes the iconic blocks in a very liberal interpretation of ... read
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Proof that Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is a Tetris god


Jul 19
Steve Wozniak, computer wizard and one of the founding fathers of Apple, has boasted about his mad Game Boy Tetris skills on several occasions. According to Steve, he still walks around town armed with a few Game Boy Lights (... read
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Fake Tetris movie is easily better than Battleship


May 27
Not that it's really all that difficult to make anything that's better than Battleship. This fake live-action Tetris trailer comes courtesy of Warialasky, the real-life GoldenEye bros. It perfectly encapsulates the essence o... read
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[UPDATE: It has been brought to our attention that factual errors have been made with regards to this preview, and that only one of 1C's titles, Royal Quest, will be free to play, whereas the other two mentioned titles will b... read feature

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Videogame-themed beer pong tables are righteously crunk


Jan 14
River Falls Pong Table Company is a family-owned business in River Falls, Wisconsin that specializes in making custom beer pong tables. Over the years, these folks have made a few game-themed tables, such as the Zelda 1 over... read






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