Tag Archive: tetris

Playable Tetris t-shirt puts Tetrominos on the go

Tetris, the classic game that has been on pretty much every game system to come out in the last 30 years, has broken into a new frontier: clothing. Superfan Marc Kerger has created a… Continue reading

10 surprising Tetris facts from the game’s creator

Before “Halo,” before “Call of Duty” and before “Grand Theft Auto,” there was “Tetris.” The tile-matching game that Alexey Pajitnov created on a whim in 1984 quickly became a global sensation, going on… Continue reading

Happy 30th Birthday, Tetris!

Tetris should never have become a hit, much less a global sensation. But you just can’t keep a great game down. Today, Tetris celebrates its 30th birthday. Famed Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov says… Continue reading

You can play Tetris on this business card

If you ever meet technical designer Kevin Bates and he offers you his business card, take it! While the business card most of us carry is an outdated remnant of the pre-smartphone era… Continue reading

Study: Tetris effective in treating lazy eye

Contrary to popular opinion, video games can be good for your eyes. Researchers at McGill University in Montreal have found that puzzle games, especially the classic block-dropper Tetris, are effective in helping treat… Continue reading

Apptastic: Spell Tower

Need a new word game to fill your spare time? SpellTower borrows from a variety of games (from Boggle to Tetris) to create something unique. Read more (and listen) at KYW NewsRadio

Analysis: How Gaming Seeps Into CES 2011

[Reporting from Las Vegas’ CES, Gamasutra editor-at-large Chris Morris looks at video games’ presence at the major electronics show, examining how the show hints at the blossoming of a post-console future for games.]… Continue reading

CES 2011: Panasonic TVs get a streaming game service

Panasonic is getting its game on. The electronics giant has struck a deal with Oberon Media to carry that company’s I-play TV in all 2011 Vierra Connect HDTVs. It’s a big opportunity for… Continue reading