The Tetris franchise, which turns thirty this year, is getting its first next gen installment as today Ubisoft and The Tetris Company (my favorite name for a company) announced that …Continue reading →
- RATING: E - Everyone
- DEVELOPER(S): Nintendo
- PUBLISHER: Nintendo
- RELEASE DATE: Mar 20, 2006
10 DS players can battle with only one Tetris DS card. Each of the six modes of play features a theme based on a classic Nintendo game, such as Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda or Metroid. The traditional Tetriminos (falling blocks) and line-clearing strategy remain the staples of the game, but the touch screen adds a new element of interactivity. Some modes give players special Tetris puzzles to solve. Others feature head-to-head action between two players, or massive wireless battles between 10 DS users, even if only one player has a game card. Players also can log onto Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection to compete in two- or four-player battles. Tetris DS even includes a point-based rating system based on players’ battle results. Opponents can see one another’s ratings, which indicate their skill levels. Every gamer, whether competitive or casual, will find a way to reconnect with one of the most popular puzzle games in history. Look for more details about the new game play modes on Nintendo.com in the weeks leading up to the game’s release.