Conclusion: Tetris Evolution is a classic example of a game that could have been better served on Xbox Live Arcade. When you sit back and look at the Lumines package compared to this one, there’s really no reason to shell out the extra cash unless you’re a diehard Tetris fanatic. And we do mean diehard.
Excerpt: Since it’s a game that is enjoyed by most anyone from every walk of life, Tetris has become something that cannot seemingly be screwed up - the formula is simple, time-tested, and proven to result in countless hours of playtime.
Excerpt: Tetris, the puzzle game that launched a thousand other puzzle games, is making its next-gen debut thanks to THQ. For those of you who've been living under a rock down a great big hole on another planet that's not in our solar system for the last 20 years, Tetris requires players to lock together...
Conclusion: It's selling at around $30 new at this point which I still think is a bit high for a 4 year old game. But you can usually find it cheaper if you look around. The price seems to have rebounded a bit over the last year.
Excerpt: Tetris has been known in the video game industry for a long time. Most puzzle games are compared to Tetris in one way shape or form. Tetris Evolution on the Xbox 360 is a traditional take on the classic series. I found nothing in this game that supports the disproven theory of evolution.
Summary: Tetris Evolution will allow players to take advantage of Xbox 360's high-definition capabilities with intense graphics that make the Tetriminos appear to pop off the screen and more than a dozen high-definition background videos.