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Responsible for 90% of GameBoy sales

6 years, 11 months ago at Jan 22 4:52
2 votes
Ok, let's be honest. Did anyone buy a GameBoy for a reason other than to play Tetris on it?

When Tetris came to the world of handhelds, one was now able to leave their house and be somewhat social without giving up their crack.. er, i mean Tetris addiction. Assuming 'somewhat social' means playing Tetris on you GameBoy at the restaurant, or at school, or on the bus, or while play... read more

TETRIS

4 years, 1 month ago at Oct 30 2:33
1 vote
This game simply rules! It takes strategy, you can play it on different difficulties and it has inspired plenty of future Tetris themed games and ideas. Most of all it's freakin' addictive. That's the sign of a crazy good game, in which is worth your money. I miss the older games and I'm 19, so I wasn't even around in the 80's but I'm fortunate to have these older games due to killer parents. My g... read more

A true Classic

6 years, 10 months ago at Jan 27 0:24
1 vote
Tetris is a great game and there has been so many people trying to copy the game but non can beat this one. Just been playing it again on my computer i downloaded it as i dont have my game boy anymore. Love the Tetris theme. No other version is better then the Game Boy
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Description: The original commercially-licensed version of Alexey Pajitnov's classic Tetris puzzle game. Geometric shapes fall from the top of a playfield to rest on the bottom; fit the pieces together, and the line they form disappears. If the pieces don't form lines and eventually stack up to the top of the playfield, the game is over. Difficult ... (more)
Manufacturer: Nintendo of America
Release date: 1 June 1989
Number of discs: 1
EAN: 0045496730277 UPC: 045496730277
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"Release Date: June 14, 1989 (JP) Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Bullet Proof Software Genre: Puzzle This is the game that made the Game Boy. Without Tetris, I'm not confident that Nintendo's handheld would have flourished like it did. That little opinion out of the way, I don't think I need to say a whole lot about Tetris. You probably know all about it. Tetris is one of those great games that just does not age. It's just as fun to play today as it was when it was first released and in 100 year"


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4Gypsies posted a review 4 years, 1 month ago

TETRIS

“This game simply rules! It takes strategy, you can play it on different difficulties and it has inspired plenty of future Tetris themed games and ideas. Most of all it's freakin' addictive. That's the sign of a crazy good game, in which is worth your money. I miss the older games and I'm 19, so I wasn't even around in the 80's but I'm fortunate to have these older games due to killer parents. My generation needs to play this game to appreciate newer games(Which I detest for the most part).

Rating: 9.4/10” read more

kobaino posted a review 4 years, 2 months ago

“Beautifull in his semplicity and in the spartan colour of the B/W/Y of the ancient GB.” read more

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John E. posted a review 6 years, 10 months ago

A true Classic

“Tetris is a great game and there has been so many people trying to copy the game but non can beat this one. Just been playing it again on my computer i downloaded it as i dont have my game boy anymore. Love the Tetris theme. No other version is better then the Game Boy” read more

Prelude posted a review 6 years, 11 months ago

Responsible for 90% of GameBoy sales

“Ok, let's be honest. Did anyone buy a GameBoy for a reason other than to play Tetris on it?

When Tetris came to the world of handhelds, one was now able to leave their house and be somewhat social without giving up their crack.. er, i mean Tetris addiction. Assuming 'somewhat social' means playing Tetris on you GameBoy at the restaurant, or at school, or on the bus, or while playing a game of baseball with your friends...

I had to cut this baby cold turkey by 'accidentally' dropping my GameBoy out a moving car's window. I then proceeded to have a life once more.” read more


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