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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.


A Fitting End To The Worst GIF Of All Time

That Tetris GIF. You know the one. It’s an affront to humanity. There is a massive Tetris game in progress. A straight four block appears — you know the one I’m talking about. It hurtles slowly towards what you expect would be its final destination only to change direction at the very last second, leaving you empty, broken and unfulfilled. It’s the worst GIF of all time. Easily.


Surely The Most Awkward Way To Play Tetris

Do you love the game Tetris but wish it was on your torso for friends and total strangers to see? Well one lucky tinkerer has a solution for you!


You Shouldn't Interrupt A Counter-Strike Player's Game Of Tetris

It might seem like this player is being reckless by choosing to focus on the Tetris game built into Counter-Strike. But they’re still paying attention to what’s going on around them — so much so that this player actually nabs the game-winning kill.