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3-D Tetris (Virtual Boy)

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A 3D Tetris game with a supply of three modes:

A. A three dimensional well appears, large enough to hold five layers of Tetris blocks. Every time you complete a layer with you falling blocks it will vanish and you will be rewarded by a hefty dose of points. If you ever stack over the five layers you will lose one of your layers, once all five are lost your game is over.

B. In this mode you place blocks around the center of the well, any blocks placed in the center will vanish, unless the block completes a layer in which case it will vanish.

C. In this mode a shape will be shown before the game begins. You will have to replicate this shape perfectly, even one block out of place and your game is over. Succeed and after a short animation a new shape will be given.


3-D Tetris Virtual Boy Menu screen.
3-D Tetris Virtual Boy Title screen.
3-D Tetris Virtual Boy Put the most balanced difficulty and choose the start level.

Alternate Titles

  • "Polygo Block" -- Japanese working title

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Nintendo Life Jul 23, 2009 8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars8 Stars 80
Video Games & Computer Entertainment May, 1996 8 out of 10 80
Defunct Games Mar 20, 2005 73 out of 100 73
Nintendojo 1996 5.6 out of 10 56
Entertainment Weekly Apr 05, 1996 D 25


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A Japanese release of 3D-Tetris, under the title of "Polygo Block", was planned but never executed.

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Opipeuter (16456) added 3-D Tetris (Virtual Boy) on Oct 20, 2004