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Could A Video Game Start A Religion?

I’m a confirmed believer in the church of video games, a sect whose faith has been rewarded over the past decade, as games have sailed easily over the hurdles that have been placed in front of them by the apostates. No one really disputes anymore that games can make us cry, make us laugh, teach our children, train our soldiers, or advance political arguments. Is there anything games can’t do?

Backlash Over Supposedly Educational 'Slave Tetris' Video Game

This is a screen shot from Slave Tetris, which I can assure you was a very real mini-game once featured in Playing History 2: Slave Trade. Originally released in 2013, the mini-game has now been removed, following a backlash after the developer promoted a Steam sale.

Tetris Grandmaster Takes On The Weirdest Game Mode I've Ever Seen

In its most vanilla, near-ubiquitous form, Tetris is already a near perfect video game that challenges you to be smart and fast in increasingly hard fashion. The stuff that gets thrown at you in an ultra-hard arcade version is mind-blowing. Blocks that need to be cleared twice. A stack that flips around. Let’s watch one of the best Tetris players in the world take it on.

Tetris: The Kotaku Review

Like the delightful and oppressive mobile-game galaxy that it summoned, Tetris is both seductive and dispiriting. Alexey Pajitnov’s falling-block puzzler captures the pleasure and the vacuousness of virtual labour. Each game of Tetris contains an interactive “Ozymandias”, a fruitless quest to build something that will outlast the lone and level sands. Look on my tetrominoes, and despair.

Someone Outside Of Japan Finally Became A Tetris Grandmaster

Kevin Birrell dazzled the world with his Tetris skills a few weeks back, but for the truly dedicated, the work never ends. Birrell had yet another goal for himself in Tetris: The Grandmaster 3: become the first player outside of Japan to achieve grandmaster status.

Moment-By-Moment Breakdown Of An Incredible Game Of Tetris

Last week, I watched someone pull off one of the most impressive gaming feats I’ve seen in a long time. He was playing Tetris, and the pieces were invisible. I had to find out how he did it.

Tetris Mastermind Beats The Game With All Blocks Invisible

You have probably played Tetris. You have probably watched people play Tetris. You have almost surely not watched people play Tetris like this.

You Can Almost Play Tetris With This Stackable LED Lamp

Tetris has come to us in many forms since its release in 1984, some more interesting than others, but few manage to combine functionality with fun as well as this stackable Tetris LED lamp, which only lights up pieces that are connected to each other.

Hollywood Is Planning To Make An 'Epic' Sci-Fi Movie About Tetris

It’s being developed by the producer behind the Mortal Kombat films from the ’90s. A post from the Wall Street Journal‘s Speakeasy blog outs the upcoming film adaptation of Tetris, with Threshold Enetrtainment honcho Larry Kasanoff saying that there’s going to be an big story.

If Tetris Were Made Out Of Pillows

Few things in video games are as mentally satisfying as the crunch of a Tetris piece falling right into place. That’s makes this physics test infuriating.

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