Excerpt: Tetris is one of the oldest and most recognized video game franchises. Billions of people know what Tetris is. This game has been on more platforms than most gamers have ever played on. And yet this old dog can be taught a new trick. Tetris Axis is in total 3D. And without any glasses.
Excerpt: If you have a Tetris-shaped whole in your 3DS library then this game will fit it perfectly. It’s a high-quality Tetris game with lots of modes, robust online play and eight player local wireless play with a single cart.
Excerpt: Is this another Tetris game? How often can they take a classic title and bring it to a new platform while introducing some new game modes? With the 3DS I can imagine the graphics will take on a complete new look, but what can they do to make this puzzle game feel fresh for another generation of...
Excerpt: Nintendo 3DS™ takes TETRIS® to a whole new dimension!
Loved globally by people of all ages and all cultures, the Tetris® game continues to be one of the most widely recognized video games of all time. And now, Tetris fans can experience the game...
Pros: - Tetris is still fun, - Many modes available
Cons: - Modes are hit-and-miss, - One mode for online play, - Lack of Nintendo flair
Excerpt: Tetris is partly responsible for the massive success of the original Nintendo Gameboy. Over the years Tetris has redefined the term longevity, appearing on a wide variety of platforms in various incarnations and yet still managing to retain its tremendous popularity.
Summary: Count on this: where there's a new Nintendo portable there's a new Tetris game. This time around, for the Nintendo 3DS, it's Tetris Axis . A strange name for a strange system. And it's a prety strange game, too.
Conclusion: Tetris: Axis is a strong collection of over 20 different game modes featuring Tetriminos. Though many of the game modes are forgettable, each of them provides a few hours apiece to the table for avid puzzle fans.