Excerpt: In 1990, Sega released a puzzle game to
the Arcades, to its Master and Game Gear systems, and to its flagship
console, the Genesis. This game could be defined as a slightly-modified
clone of the classic Tetris, with the difference being that you must
line up three gems vertically, horizontally or...
Summary: Back at the time of the Sega Mega Drive and Game Gear, Columns was Sega's answer to the immensely popular Tetris. With a version appearing on both systems, it never had quite the same effect as Tetris, but was nonetheless a joy to play.