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Puyo Puyo Tetris

6 months ago

Puyo Puyo Champions is out now for pro puzzle fiends

Today's launch of Puyo Puyo Champions makes more sense when you know its Japanese title - Puyo Puyo eSports. This is Sega's attempt to push the cute puzzler into the competitive sphere. Initially similar to last year's (on PC at least) Puyo Puyo Tetris, this game offers a smaller range of modes and features, but at a fittingly reduced price and a laser-focus on online…

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10 months ago

Steam Winter Sale is here, fluffy white deals blanketing the land

Hope your Christmas shopping is already done, because Steam's Winter Sale is liable to drain what remains of your holiday funds. No awful minigames like in summer - this sale's twist is a virtual advent calendar here, where you can click a door each day for a handful of Steam wallpapers, chat emoticons and holiday-themed fluff. Beyond that, users can cast their vote on the…

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1 year ago

Feature: The sun rises

The best Japanese games to play on PC

After spending much of this decade catching up with the rest of the world, the Japanese games industry is truly back, and PC gamers have been reaping the rewards of this renaissance. It’s taken time for Japanese developers and publishers to get on board, especially with consoles and smartphones remaining the dominant gaming platforms in their native country. But as classic console franchises finally make…

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Feature: New Testaments

Puyo Puyo Tetris is a history lesson in competitive puzzles

New Testaments is a monthly column in which Amr Al-Aaser presents an overlooked modern game and explicates its best ideas. After several years trapped in a Tetris licensing hell, Puyo Puyo Tetris finally appeared on PC earlier this year. Developed by Sonic Team, the game is a reflection of the long histories of both franchises. Each game began quietly as a PC title, evolving through…

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2 years ago

Feature: Two great flavours

Puyo Puyo Tetris offers an all-you-can-eat puzzle buffet

Sega may have their roots in console manufacture, but they've come a long way as a PC games publisher, with fewer and fewer titles being left console-exclusive. The latest to make the hop over is Puyo Puyo Tetris, Sega's well-regarded fusion puzzle game. The PC release, available now on Steam and Humble, is budget-priced compared to its retail console debut last year. Sega sent us…

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Confirmed: Puyo Puyo Tetris comes to PC this month

Well, that wasn't much of a tease. Yesterday, Sega flooded the Steam news pages for a dozen or so games with ASCII pictures of Tetris blocks and Puyo-slimes. It wasn't much of a leap to assume that Sega's excellent Puyo Puyo Tetris was PC-bound. What is a pleasant surprise is that Sega have fully announced the game less than a day later, and it's only a few…

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Sega are likely teasing a Puyo Puyo Tetris port for PC

Sega have developed a bit of a thing for teasing upcoming releases in unusual ways. Remember when they snuck a few Vanquish avatar icons into a Bayonetta update? Well, they're back up to their antics again, and we should all be pretty happy about this one Across the Steam news pages for a whole mess of Sega titles (including Vanquish, Bayonetta and even Alpha Protocol), someone…

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