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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 Blocks break up and explode when cleared from the sphere
Tetrisphere Nintendo 64 Lose all your hearts, and it's game over!
Tetrisphere Nintendo 64 Fully uncovered the picture on the core
Tetrisphere Nintendo 64 With the picture uncovered, the mission is complete

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Tetrisphere Other Back
Tetrisphere Other Front

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Critic Reviews

64 Extreme Oct, 1997 96 out of 100 96
Total! (Germany) Jan, 1998 1.25 out of 6 95
IGN Aug 13, 1997 8 out of 10 80
HonestGamers Jan 01, 2005 8 out of 10 80
RetroGame Man Jul 13, 2017 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Power Magazine Sep, 1997 7.8 out of 10 78
Mega Fun Oct, 1997 76 out of 100 76
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


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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 (12784) added Tetrisphere (Nintendo 64) on Apr 09, 2001