Someone Outside of Japan Finally Became A Tetris Grandmaster

Kevin Birrell dazzled the world with his Tetris skills a few weeks back, but for the truly dedicated, the work never ends. Birrell had yet another goal for himself in Tetris: The Grandmaster 3: become the first player outside of Japan to achieve grandmaster status. » 1/28/15 12:30pm 1/28/15 12:30pm

Moment-By-Moment Breakdown Of An Incredible Game Of Tetris

Last week, I watched someone pull off one of the most impressive gaming feats I've seen in a long time. He was playing Tetris, and the pieces were invisible. I had to find out how he did it. » 1/16/15 1:00pm 1/16/15 1:00pm

Tetris Mastermind Beats The Game With All Blocks Invisible

You have probably played Tetris. You have probably watched people play Tetris. You have almost surely not watched people play Tetris like this. » 1/08/15 11:00am 1/08/15 11:00am

If Tetris Were Made Out Of Pillows

Few things in video games are as mentally satisfying as the crunch of a Tetris piece falling right into place. That's makes this physics test infuriating. » 8/14/14 4:15pm 8/14/14 4:15pm

Surely The Most Awkward Way To Play Tetris

Do you love the game Tetris but wish it was on your torso for friends and total strangers to see? Well one lucky tinkerer has a solution for you! » 7/02/14 2:30pm 7/02/14 2:30pm

You Shouldn't Interrupt A Counter-Strike Player's Game of Tetris

It might seem like this player is being reckless by choosing to focus on the Tetris game built into Counter-Strike. But they're still paying attention to what's going on around them—so much so that this player actually nabs the game-winning kill. » 6/26/14 2:00pm 6/26/14 2:00pm

Steve Wozniak Was So Good at Tetris He Got Banned from Nintendo Power

In our article about Tetris's 30th anniversary, the one and only Steve Wozniak dropped by to regale us with tales of his long reign as America's #1 Tetris champion. He was so good, Nintendo Power magazine stopped accepting his score submissions. So Woz had to get crafty. » 6/06/14 2:34pm 6/06/14 2:34pm

Ubisoft Prepares To Unleash The Absolute Pinnacle Of Tetris

In June of 1984, Alexey Pajitnov created Tetris, one of the most popular video games of all time. Three decades later, Ubisoft announces Tetris Ultimate — the final game in the series, unless I am applying an irresponsibly erroneous definition to the word "ultimate". » 6/04/14 2:30pm 6/04/14 2:30pm

The more I learn about Mousecraft, the more excited I get. Sony recently wrote a new blog post about the cute-looking mashup of Lemmings and Tetris that gives some details about the game's protagonist and token cat scientist named Schrödinger. Get it? The game comes out July 8th for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3,… » 5/12/14 12:00pm 5/12/14 12:00pm

What do you get when you combine Lemmings and Tetris? Letris? Uh...sure. But the good people over at indie studio Crunching Koalas seem like they have a better idea with this painfully adorable-looking new game MouseCraft. Check out the new trailer above. It comes out July 8th for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3,… » 5/02/14 12:45pm 5/02/14 12:45pm

Rock Band Cranks Out The Tetris Theme While Standing Atop A Building

I've gotten flak in the past for being overly glib with my use of the word "shred," but I'd say there's enough finger-tapping and cello-sawing going on in this video to qualify. » 4/11/14 9:30pm 4/11/14 9:30pm

Here's How To Play Tetris And Asteroids On Lab Equipment

Reddit user IAmAHiggsBoson stumbled onto a little easter egg on his oscilloscope: apparently if you press the right series of buttons, you can play Tetris instead of measuring voltages, or doing some other kind of boring "actual work". » 4/07/14 4:15pm 4/07/14 4:15pm

Watch Tetris Being Played On The Side Of A 29-Story Building

Drexel University professor Frank Lee took over the side of the 29-story Cira Centre in Philadelphia last year to play a gigantic game of Pong, setting the Guinness World Record for the “Largest Architectural Video Game Display.” Last night he doubled the record with a massive game of Tetris. » 4/06/14 6:33pm 4/06/14 6:33pm

Man Plays Tetris In Real Life, With A Bunch Of Real Stuff

Tetris-Themed Paralympics Closing Ceremony Segment Just Unbelievable

The Sochi Winter Games closing ceremony was pretty boring. This Tetris-themed and inspirational moment from today's Paralympic Winter Games closing ceremony blows anything we saw three weeks ago out of the water. » 3/16/14 4:36pm 3/16/14 4:36pm

Business Card Plays Tetris. Never Be Unemployed Again.

Lots of people have business cards, but most cards are unfortunately kind of forgettable. Not this business card, though—this one is more likely to be a time sink, thanks to the playable Tetris it features. » 3/03/14 6:00pm 3/03/14 6:00pm

The Evolution of the Tetris Song from 1987 to Today

When you think of Tetris, you no doubt hear a song bouncing around your head. This song, known by many as “Type-A” or simply “The Tetris Song,” is an arrangement of 1860s Russian folk tune Korobeiniki. And over the years since it appeared in Tetris, it’s gotten a new remix in nearly every Tetris game. » 2/28/14 8:00am 2/28/14 8:00am

Puyo Puyo Tetris Blends Two Classics into One Awesome Game

I love Tetris. It’s one of the rare games I have played off and on for the past 20 years. But, I’d be lying if I said I didn’t think it could use a little extra something to mix it up from time to time. And sure enough, mixing it with fellow puzzle classic Puyo Puyo (Puyo Pop in the West) makes for an exceedingly fun… » 2/28/14 6:40am 2/28/14 6:40am