Conclusion: Despite the disappointments, Tetris DS is still exactly that - Tetris, and you can only fuck up Tetris so much. The original Gameboy version of the game is still king, and there’s plenty of puzzle games on DS to buy first, but Tetris DS is an all right game.
Conclusion: The reviews coming in are great and it sounds like the multiplayer mode is great also. Think Mario Kart just a bit more fleshed out. You can also have 60 friends in your list this time, which is a huge improvement. If you want to talk about games that branch out and appeal to a large audience, this is it. This is going to sell like gangbusters.
Excerpt: Yes, Tetris is back. Not that old-school Tetris who used to run the Dungeons & Dragons club out of his basement. No, this is the new and improved Tetris , always ready with a few good tricks—to impress the ladies, of course. Fitting blocks into place to clear whole lines? Kids' stuff! But Tetris DS takes this tried-and-true favorite with the simplest of premises and gives it a multiple-personality disorder.
Excerpt: Developer - Nintendo Publisher – Nintendo Features 1-10 Players Touch Screen Compatible Rumble Pak Compatible Wireless DS Single-Card Download Play Wireless DS Multi-Card Play Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection service compatible For as long as I can remember Tetris has been synonymous with the Nintendo brand.
Excerpt: Once upon a time, Nintendo got the world hooked on a game they brought from Russia, which was, more or less, blocks falling on top of each other. When I put that game into my huge brick of a game system, known as the Game Boy, for some reason I couldn’t put it down for hours. Colorful descending blocks plagued my dreams for days, and I loved every second of it. Now, just about seventeen years later, I can proudly say not a thing has changed.
Excerpt: Today Nintendo revealed additional details about the different gameplay modes in
, scheduled to ship March 20th for Nintendo DS. The game will have six different gameplay modes, each themed with a different classic Nintendo theme. From their press release, they are as follows:
Excerpt: Did you ever have a friend that you would sit down and play Tetris with and they absolutely sucked at it? No matter what they did, no matter how far they leaned over on the edge of their chair and concentrated, you were still better than them? Well, I was that friend to someone, somewhere. I suck at Tetris . My friends and I play Tetris drunk against each other and even when they’re drunk, I still get totally trounced every single time.
Excerpt: Now this is one game where I would readily slap you over the face with a frozen fish if you needed an introduction. We’re talking Tetris here; the one and only; the greatest puzzler of all time. Many of us can still remember experiencing the Russian revolution for the first time on our game boys many a year ago, hypnotised by it’s simply addictive gameplay and insane rhythmic theme music.