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

The Tetris Movie Is A Real Thing That Is Happening

Watch the skies for falling geometric shapes, because Tetris is the latest game that is being adapted as a feature film. So how on Earth is this going to work? » 9/30/14 2:40pm 9/30/14 2:40pm

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

Playing Tetris for 3 minutes reduces cravings for food and alcohol

The next time you feel the urge to raid the fridge, you may want to consider grabbing a video game controller instead. As a new study shows, computer games like Tetris provide a visual distraction that can reduce cravings by as much as 24%. » 3/03/14 12:06pm 3/03/14 12:06pm

Incredible 20-Second Tetris Game Must Be Seen To Be Believed

Are you ready to see something incredible? I'm not sure you're ready. Get ready. Are you ready now? Okay. Check this business out. » 8/19/13 3:50pm 8/19/13 3:50pm

Tetris-piece micro house is designed to be stacked

Chinese design firm Studio Liu Lubin is exploring the concept of the "micro house," a structure that offers the minimum necessary indoor living space, with rooms that can be stacked on top of and alongside one another in an architectural game of Tetris. » 5/25/13 11:00am 5/25/13 11:00am

These Buildings Look Like Giant Tetris Games

Given that Tetris is the ultimate "building stuff out of blocks" game, it's probably no surprise that it has architectural analogues. Here is a gallery of buildings around the world that look they were built by crazy Tetris fans. » 2/22/13 4:49pm 2/22/13 4:49pm

Do amnesiacs dream of Tetris?

This was an actual experiment. And the results of it showed that the Tetris Effect - the fact that those who played Tetris for long periods of time tend to fit shapes together in their dreams and in the rest of their life – is a learning tool. » 11/04/12 9:01am 11/04/12 9:01am

Behold: The most remarkable video game gourd ever conceived


Or is it the only video game gourd ever conceived? Neither here nor there. Either way: it's excellent (it's mother-flipping Pumpktris, for crying out loud); it's fully operational (thanks to a handy dandy peduncle-turned-joystick); and it was born out of a daydream. Explains Nathan, its creator: » 10/30/12 2:03pm 10/30/12 2:03pm

Photographs of video games acted out in the real world

Patrick Runte's photographs don't just imagine what old video games might look like in the real world — with blocky characters translated into three dimensions. They also imagine how those games might be played in our world — and they look like a good deal of fun. » 5/19/12 11:00am 5/19/12 11:00am

Play a giant-size game of Tetris in your living room

It's just normal to want to live inside a Tetris game. Now Singaporean designer Gaen Koh has created these giant, plush Tetris pieces for kids of every age. Use them to create chairs, a play area, and even a sofa. » 8/30/10 8:30am 8/30/10 8:30am

Bejeweled + Science Fiction = Galactrix

The addictive fantasy puzzle game Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords has just made the leap into science fiction. Game-maker Infinite Interctive recently announced Galactrix, which mixes portions of Hexic, Tetris and Bejeweled with outer space battles between all kinds of spaceships. Plus you can challenge other… » 2/26/08 2:00pm 2/26/08 2:00pm

I Was Programmed by Tetris to be a Better Person

At a young age, my brain was hijacked by the game of Tetris. Now it helps me navigate through life. When I was in the sixth grade, my friend Chiyo and I used to play this addictive puzzle game—developed in 1985 by a Russian engineer—for hours on end with a single 100 yen coin at an arcade in Tokyo. We probably should… » 2/08/08 9:00am 2/08/08 9:00am

Tetris-Style Slovenian Housing Projects

Public housing projects might have limited funds, but that doesn't mean they have to look cheap. Slovenian architecture firm Ofis Arhitekti built these Tetris-style apartments in Ljubljana for the Slovenia Housing Fund last year. The firm was given limited funds, 4 stories, and less than 54,000 square feet to build… » 1/08/08 7:40am 1/08/08 7:40am