Tetris

Critic Score User Score
Game Boy
94
4.1
Nintendo 3DS
...
4.0

Advertising Blurbs

Nintendo eShop - Virtual Console:
    TETRIS®, the iconic block-slotting puzzle game, gets a rerelease on the Nintendo 3DS™ system. Easy to pick up, yet impossible to put down!

    Create solid, horizontal lines by deftly maneuvering the falling Tetriminos into place. Clear as many lines as possible before the screen is overrun with Tetriminos! Work your way up from the easiest setting, or crank up the speed to increase the challenge. Either way, you’re in store for hours of entertainment--all over again!

    Contributed by Michael Cassidy (13610) on Jun 26, 2015.

Manual (Game Boy):
    What is Tetris?

    TETRIS is a new type if puzzle game from the Soviet Union. It's really simple to play. Seven different shaped blocks fall down from the game field one after the other. The object of the game is to keep the blocks from piling up to the top of the game field. To do this, you can move the blocks to the left and right, and rotate them as they fall. If you can completely fill in one horizontal line, that line disappears and you get points. If the blocks pile up to the top of the game field, that's the end of the game.TETRIS is simple, easy-to-understand and difficult to drag yourself away from!

    TETRIS originally came from the word "tetra" meaning the number 4. By re-arranging four squares, you can make seven different shapes which are the pieces in this game. With the GAME BOY, you can play three types of games: endurance game A, game B where you play for the highest score at the 25th line, and a 2-player game where you can connect to the another GAME BOY.

    Contributed by Kartanym (10763) on Feb 19, 2006.

Back of Box - Game Boy:
    The Soviet Game Sensation!

    Beams, boxes, zig-zags and L-shaped blocks drop down a narrow passage.

    Feel your pulse quicken as you spin, shift and align the shapes for a perfect fit. It's challenging and demands split second decision!

    Start at new heights for a tougher contest. Pick the music and set your pace from 20 progressive skill levels!

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69620) on Dec 15, 2004.