Tuesday, April 5, 2011

New Poll Part 2


Tetris was created by Alexey Pajitnov in the Soviet Union and released on June 6, 1984 .  Tetris is a puzzle game consisting of random sequences of tetrominoes (shapes composed of four square blocks each) falling down the playing field.  Tetris has even been played on every conceivable console and mobile device.  But the most impressive playing field is on the sides of buildings. The record for the world’s largest working game of Tetris belongs to the Dutch students of the Delft University of Technology, who in 1995, lit up 15 floors of their Electrical Engineering Department.  Tetris is the number one selling game on the Game Boy and Game Boy Color at 35 million copies sold.  Tetris is also the number one selling game on mobile phones at over 100 million games sold.

Tetris inspired the following game:

Super Tetris
Super Tetris 2 & Bombliss
Tetris 2
Tetris & Dr. Mario
Super Tetris 3 & Sparkliss, Magicaliss, Familiss
Tetris Blast
Tetris Attack
3D Tetris
Tetris Plus 2
Tetris DX
Tetris 4D
Tetris 64
Tetris: The Grand Master
Kids Tetris
The New Tetris
The Next Tetris
Magical Tetris Challenge
Sega Tetris
Tetris With Cardcaptor Sakura: Eternal Heart
Tetris Worlds
Pokémon Tetris
Tetris Elements
Tetris: The Grand Master 3 - Terror Instinct[13]
Tetris: The Grand Master Ace
Tetris Mania
Tetris DS
iPod Tetris
Tetris Evolution
Tetris Zone
Tetris Splash
Tetris Party
Tetris Pop
Tetris Party Deluxe
Tetris Party Live
Tetris 3DS


  1. Woot for Dr. Mario!

    But yeah. Tetris is the game for me that never gets old.

  2. gameinformer did a pretty good cover on tetris, very informative stuff.

  3. i spend half of my youth with tetris

  4. WOW! I had no idea there were so many tetris spin-offs.

  5. We nicknamed Tetris Attack "Tetris Crack" due to how addictive it was...

  6. I currently have the tetris theme as my ringtone. Whenever I get a call, everyone within earshot looks up cause they all recognize the tune.

  7. another classic. I still remember the music from the game.

  8. oh lord Pokemon Tetris is it even a question?

  9. Holy shit, I didn't know there were so many Tetris games!