Posts Tagged ‘Tetris’

Tetrominos To The Max! Tetris Ultimate Spins Onto PC


Tetris is the socks of games, isn’t it? You may not think about it often, but you’d miss it if it were gone and, some days, nothing is more pleasing than slipping on a nice cosy pair of L-blocks. It’s perhaps not the most exciting Crimbo gift, though, so why not kick it up a notch? Take it to the next level? Introduce a whole new tetromino paradigm? Rotate blocks to the max? Ubisoft have you covered.

Yesterday they released Tetris Ultimate [official site] on PC, a year after its debut on PlayStation 4. Apparently it crashes a lot. That’s pretty xtreme. Or too much eggnog.

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The 25 Best Puzzle Games Ever Made

The world’s most accurate ranking of the 25 best puzzle games ever to reach a computer. Plucking the peak of PC puzzling, we break down what makes them so special, and put them in the correct order. Read on for more time travel, rearranged tiles, hidden objects and hexed cells than you could ever want.

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Next-Gen Tetronimoes: Ubisoft Announce Tetris Ultimate

Level up! Triple! Buzzsaw!

Alexey Pajitnov created Tetris on the Electronika 60, a computer with only 8KB of RAM. Thirty years later, 8GB of RAM is not uncommon for a gaming PC. What could Tetris do with all this extra memory we have now, all these spare processor cores, all these fancy graphics cards? Give us freedom to roam an open-world Tetris Land, doing Tetris parkour, following high-poly Tetris blocks going about their daily routines, customising and upgrading our tetrominoes, and becoming the unlikely hero of Tetris society.

If there’s anyone who’d give us that, it’s probably Ubisoft. The publishers have announced Tetris Ultimate, their “next-gen Tetris.” But… oh. It’s nothing like that. It’s just Tetris with a few modes.

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Slim, Fast: Tetris & Snake In 140 Bytes

Inspiring screenshots of our time

This is amazing! Well, the game itself – a hobbled, ASCII-esque version of Tetris with only two block types – isn’t amazing, but the fact that it comprises just 140 bytes is. 140 bytes in this instance also means 140 characters, so essentially this is a working game you could post on Twitter.
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