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Tetrisphere (Nintendo 64)

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Tetrisphere adds a new dimension to the classic Tetris gameplay.

As usual, you drop pieces into the playing field to eliminate the blocks and clear the field. This time, however, the playing field is a sphere, and you must turn the sphere around to find a place to drop the pieces, and eventually get to the core to win. As you clear the field, certain moves may reveal magic items to help get to the core (rockets, dynamite, etc.).


Tetrisphere Nintendo 64 Wheels teaches you how to play
Tetrisphere Nintendo 64 If the small flame is removed, you will earn a magic upgrade
Tetrisphere Nintendo 64 The lit-up area will explode because I used magic
Tetrisphere Nintendo 64 The glowing white parts of the sphere are the core, which you're aiming to reach

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Total! (Germany) Jan, 1998 1.25 out of 6 95
Video Games Jan, 1998 83 out of 100 83
HonestGamers Jan 01, 2005 8 out of 10 80
IGN Aug 13, 1997 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Power Magazine Sep, 1997 7.8 out of 10 78
Mega Fun Feb, 1998 76 out of 100 76
Game Play 64 Dec, 1997 62 out of 100 62
Entertainment Weekly Sep 12, 1997 C+ 58
Joypad Apr, 1998 5 out of 10 50
The Video Game Critic Feb 25, 2003 D 25


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Development history

In early stages, the game was called Phear, and in development for the ill-fated Atari Jaguar. Originally slated for a release in early 1995, Nintendo bought the rights to the game, purportedly after seeing a demo running in Atari's booth at the 1995 Consumer Electronics Show, and it was reworked for the Nintendo 64 into its final form, released in August 1997.
Kartanym (10751) added Tetrisphere (Nintendo 64) on Apr 09, 2001