Tetris Series News


I was a human Tetrimino: Celebrating 30 years of Tetris

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 03, 2014 8:00am PST

Tetris turns 30 this year. To celebrate, I took part in a world record attempt at Stan Lee's Comikaze this past weekend.


"I think I see you midway through the video Ozzie. You look quite ambivalent!"

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Tetris Ultimate dropping onto 3DS this November

By Daniel Perez, Oct 13, 2014 9:00am PDT

Ubisoft announced Tetris Ultimate will be available on Nintendo 3DS ths November.


"Nice nice. Are games usually cheaper on eShop than on cart? I mean, that's how it should be, I ..."

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Shack Snack: October 2, 2014

By Daniel Perez, Oct 02, 2014 4:55pm PDT

Shack Snack's back again.Check and direct and let's begin.


Tetris film adaptation in the works

By Steve Watts, Oct 01, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Threshold Entertainment has announced it is working with The Tetris Company to produce a live-action movie based on the puzzle classic.


"This is real dumb. Why not a doc or drama about the creation of the game and aftermath? I'd like ..."

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Tetris Ultimate coming this summer to PC, Xbox One, and PlayStation 4

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 04, 2014 10:15am PDT

With Tetris about to celebrate its 30th anniversary, it's time for the ubiquitous puzzle game to make the leap into the next generation of consoles. Ubisoft has announced that they'll be teaming up with Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov to create Tetris Ultimate for Xbox One an...


"And no microtransactions. Please please please don't make that Penny Arcade comic a reality."

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Tetris has 425 million paid mobile downloads

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 07, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Tetris has been paid for 425 million times on mobile. That's a lot.


"I wonder how many of those are on touch screen devices. Playing Tetris on a touch screen is like ..."

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Tetris dropping onto PS4 and Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 16, 2014 10:00am PST

With eight cores and teraflops of processing power, the next-gen consoles are finally equipped to make the best, most-HD version of a classic video game franchise ever. Ubisoft is proud to announce... Tetris.


"Finally. I spent 500 dollars for something awesome. Who K we it would be tetris. I heard they ..."

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Tetris Monsters combines block-dropping classic with JRPG battles

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 05, 2013 11:00am PDT

Japan will receive Tetris Monsters for iOS this summer, somehow combining Tetris with a monster collecting game. How it works is beyond us


"This actually makes perfect sense to me. Not only from the PAD perspective, but even going back ..."

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EA announces free-to-play Tetris Blitz

By Steve Watts, Feb 13, 2013 1:30pm PST

EA is releasing a new free-to-play Tetris for iOS and Android devices this spring, titled Tetris Blitz.


"Still love my Tetris DS, but the only issue I had with it was that it was too easy to max out ..."

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Ecstasy of Order documents the making of a Tetris master

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 21, 2012 9:45am PDT

This week sees the release of a documentary called "Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters," which follows the lives of a special breed of Tetris player. We talk to the documentary's director, Adam Cornelius.


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Tetris Axis coming to 3DS on October 2

By Jeff Mattas, Aug 29, 2011 1:45pm PDT

Developer Hudson Soft has announced that it's bringing a revamped version of Tetris to the Nintendo 3DS in early October.


"Wasn't there a tetris game on virtualboy which kinda looked like this?"

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