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Tetris headlines

  • Yes, a movie about Tetris is being made with a sci-­fi twist

    Threshold Entertainment, the folks who brought you the Mortal Kombat movies, have partnered with the Tetris Company to develop a big screen adaption based on the classic video game. The film will be produced by Threshold Chairman Larry Kasanoff and executive produced by Threshold’s Jimmy Ienner and The Tetris Company. It’s all part of the […]

  • Tetris fans have been asked to do something big for its 30th anniversary

    Tetris turns 30 this year, and fans are being asked to think big for the anniversary celebrations.

  • Tetris mobile sales hit 425 million

    During the Philly Tech Week skyscraper Tetris session, Hank Rogers revealed the puzzle game’s staggering premium download figure.

  • Tetris is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One courtesy of Ubisoft

    Tetris is coming to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One courtesy of Ubisoft. Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2014, the game has sold millions of units worldwide across more than 50 different platforms since its launch in 1984. A release date was not provided.

  • Nintendo Downloads Europe: Spelunker & Tetris lead the week

    Nintendo has released its weekly eShop update for Europe, confirming that Tetris is coming to consume all of your time once again. It’s not the Game Boy classic but still, consider yourself warned.

  • Plant vs. Zombies and Bejeweled 2 now available for Nook

    EA really wasn’t kidding when it said its acquisition of PopCap would help get the casual developer’s games on more formats faster; Plant vs. Zombies and Bejeweled 2 are now available on Barnes & Nobles’ Nook HD and Nook HD+ devices. But that’s not the end of EA Mobile’s plans, with Real Racing 2, Tetris, […]

  • Study - Tetris can help treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

    The British Psychology Society Annual Conference has released a study which shows Tetris can help treat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Too bad our dad wasn’t aware of this upon returning from Vietnam. Seriously, though, the firm tested the effects of playing the arcade classic over many week and found participants suffered significantly fewer flashbacks when […]

  • Tetris and Call of Duty: Black Ops First Strike were the top sellers on PSN in 2011

    Sony has provided a list to Game Informer of the top 10 best-selling PSN titles for 2011 to Game Informer, and game downloaded the most was Tetris, while the best-selling DLC was the First Strike Pack for Black Ops.

  • Quick quotes: Tetris manager believes Angry Birds is a fad, will go away like most crazes

    “I like to compare it to a sport, in the beginning it’s an activity, like golf was an activity, then it became a sport. I think once people have played it more than 20 or 25 years you can say it’s here to stay, it’s a sport, it’s no longer a fad. Angry Birds is […]

  • Nintendo Downloads: Tetris, Mighty Switch Force, small firmware update

    Nintendo has updated its eShop, DSiWare and WiiWare offerings today with GameBoy’s Tetris, a sports title, and and action-adventure, hidden-object title about vampires.

  • Tetris Axis shakes up a classic on 3DS

    There’s no shortage of releases of gaming classic Tetris out there – but the new 3DS title Tetris Axis is actually going a long way to do interesting and unique things with that 27-year-old formula.

  • EA to release Tetris on PSN in December

    EA and Blue Planet Software announced today Tetris is to be released on PSN in 1080p with 5.1 surround sound and the ability to play the game with others around the globe.

  • Windows Phone 7 to launch on October 21 in Europe, EA announces support with The Sims and more

    Microsoft’s announced it will launch Windows Phone 7 on October 21 in Europe and on November 8 in the US.

  • Tetris mobile passes 100 million downloads

    EA’s announced that Tetris has been downloaded for mobiles over 100 million times since 2005.

  • The Legend of Zelda is the best game ever according to Game Informer

    Game Informer celebrated passing 200 issues recently, so to celebrate, they compiled a list of 200 games, which they think are the best games of all time. The Legend of Zelda for the NES was the winner, followed then by Super Mario Bros, Tetris, Grand Theft Auto III and Half Life 2. We’re absolutely sickened […]

  • Tetris creators talk multiplayer for the series, making it a sport

    Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov and founding partner Henk Rogers were at E3 last week, and while having a bit of a chat with Kotaku about the future of the classic puzzler, Rogers revealed that he would like to see the title become more than just a game. The latest iteration of the series is a […]

  • Tetris sells 125 million copies in 25 years

    Milestone: Alexey Pajitnov’s block building puzzler has sold one hundred and twenty five million copies in the last 25 years, reports Venturebeat. Through the link is an interesting article about the man himself, the game’s development from as early as 1984 and everything else that surrounds the phenomenon. Congrats Alexey. You’re a winner.

  • EA to release three games for Android

    EA Mobile is to release three game’s for Google’s Android OS, the division announced today. Tetris, Bejeweled and Monopoly will all reach the platform in November. “Android is another exciting new platform to offer customers great games with enhancements like touch and tilt capabilities,” said EA Mobile’s Adam Sussman. Get all the Androidy mobile details […]

  • MM makes Tetris level in LittleBigPlanet

    It’s a big of an odd version of it, but Media Molecule has made a fully functioning Teris level in LittleBigPlanet, as you can see here. It’s even got the right music. Quite how they’ve managed this is beyong us, frankly. Next week – LittleBigPlanet Pac-Man.

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