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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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Tetris manager: Angry Birds is just a fad


Dec 22
No sh*t, Tetris guy. You knew that the silly physics flinger was on the way out when you started seeing too much branded merchandise at the checkout stand at the grocery store. I saw a senior citizen with an Angry Birds shirt... read
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The DTOID Show: Xenoblade, Minecraft, and... Tetris?


Dec 02
If you've ever wondered what it looks like when two sick people host a live show together, then look no further. Technical difficulties be damned, today's live taping of The Destructoid Show has explored the boundaries of wh... read
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Oh, EA: Subscription charges added to Tetris mobile app


Dec 02
Oh, EA! What have you cheeky scamps gone and done now? It would seem you've added a subscription service to a Tetris app of all things. Now why would you go and do something as positively zany as that? Electronic Arts has rel... read
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Get digital album 'Greatest Video Game Music' for cheap


Nov 07
I'm sure the title will cause some to argue and proceed to list many worthy songs that did not make the cut, but the London Philharmonic Orchestra's album The Greatest Video Game Music is a good sampling of tunes taken from m... read
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Addition of the Bastion narrator makes any videogame sexy


Oct 31
What if the silken-voiced but incessant narrator from Bastion scored a few gigs working with other, bigger games? Would the simple gameplay exercise of running from one edge of the screen to the other become a grand journey into consciousness? Or would you just try to f*ck with the guy? Dorkly Bits: Bastion Narrator Invades Other Games [Dorkly] read
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Tetris crackers: Taste Mother Russia in your mouth!


Oct 30
If you ever sit and wonder how a simple pick-up-and-play time-waster like Angry Birds could spawn such a large merchandizing machine, take comfort in knowing that it is hardly the first such case. Nope, not by a long shot! On... read
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Count on this: where there's a new Nintendo portable there's a new Tetris game. This time around, for the Nintendo 3DS, it's Tetris Axis. A strange name for a strange system. And it's a prety strange game, too. Yes, ther... read feature

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Tetris World Championship goes down October 16


Oct 06
For the record, I hate everyone that is good at Tetris. There's so many other things you can be good at. If you are one of those good players that I hate, in Los Angeles on October 16 The Tetris World Championships&... read
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Two Tetris games exemplify the problem with 3DS gaming


Aug 29
[Update: Our original story noted that Tetris: Axis is out on October 20; the correct release date is October 2. Furthermore, we've added a note to clarify that EA's Android versions of Tetris (while free) is supported by ads... read
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Signed Tetris Mega Drive cart priced at $1 million


Jul 28
A signed copy of the rare Sega Mega Drive game Tetris would be a great collector's item, but asking $1 million for it is just silly. This wouldn't be the first silly price on gaming collectables on eBay, but they claim this c... read
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Rest easy, Tetris for PSN is now playable in 3D


Jun 14
I bought Tetris on PlayStation Network when it launched awhile back. Don't look at me like that, I really like Tetris. Now, Electronic Arts has announced, it's getting a 3D update.  Yes, that's right, the PS3 version of ... read
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Sundays with Sagat: Sexy meow meow Tetris meow


Apr 03
[Sundays with Sagat is a video series where a man named Sagat talks to you about videogames. This is serious business.] What do Rod Stewart, the Gen-5 Pokemon starters, Tetris wall-decals, Albert Wiskers, Felicia from Darkst... read
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Play Tetris in real life with this badass wall art


Feb 08
Ever since the Tetris craze in the late '80s, people all over the world have reported hallucinations of Tetris shapes (called Tetriminos) after playing the game for prolonged periods of time. Now those hallucinations are some... read
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EA bringing fancy 1080p Tetris to PSN with exclusives


Dec 13
I know what you're going to say: "Another version of Tetris? Really?" But Electronic Arts is promising that Tetris for PlayStation Network will be "The best Tetris game yet." Does that make it any better? What makes it so go... read
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Alexey Pajitnov, otherwise known as TETRIS GOD!


Nov 24
Since no one can hear you scream in Space, why not play Tetris instead! Isn't that what all the good Russian Cosmonauts do? In my interview with Tetrees Tetris Creator Alexey Pajitnov he reminds us that its a game we are sup... read
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A cute gypsy jazz rendition of the Tetris theme


Nov 19
Here's a delightful pick-me-up for your morning. Web series Thousand Monkeys revolves around attempting to seize on the success of people playing videogame music on YouTube to gain internet fame. This is done by means of two acoustic guitars and a little Tetris. Fun tune, well played. Brought a smile to my face. And that cat is totally not ugly. read






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