Differently shaped forms fall down into a 2D container. The forms, which can be moved and rotated, must be sorted in "on-the-fly".

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Alexey Pazhitnov

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Video game in which the player must organize a series of differently shaped blocks in order to form horizontal lines with no gaps. Form a complete line and the blocks disappear. Allow the blocks to stack up to the top of the screen and it's game over. Written by page8701

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E | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA | Soviet Union

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 November 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tetris See more »

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1.17 : 1
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Tetris was released in a compilation game pack with Dr. Mario (1990) as Tetris & Dr. Mario (1994) for the Super NES in 1994. See more »

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Written by Johann Sebastian Bach (as J.S. Bach)
Truncated version of French Suite No. 3 "Menuet"
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What a great game
8 April 2002 | by imdbdkSee all my reviews

This is the best puzzlegame ever. I don't it is possible to make a better puzzlegame. I am only 14 years old, but i've been playing this game since i was 3. The way this game captures you, and when your lost in tetris then there is no way back.


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