EA has announced a freemium version of Tetris. That's right, fresh from angering fans by revealing that Real Racing 3 would join the 'play for free, buy extras for cash' model, it's now admitted the noble art of block stacking will follow in turn. Tetris Blitz will be released on Android and iOS in March. And yes, it also reminds us of this. EA said it would provide "an...
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EA's bringing new takes on classic game franchises, and putting those new takes on the iPad. I got hands-on with three new iOS games: Ultima Forever: Quest for the Avatar, Command & Conquer: Tiberium Alliances, and Tetris Blitz.
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Ashley Eckstein isn’t just the voice of padawan Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. She’s also the founder of Her Universe, a clothing line for girls and women who like to wear their geekiness on their sleeves. And now she’s the spearhead of a new campaign, one that declares 2013 as "the year of the fangirl."
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Researchers from McGill University used special goggles which improved vision by forcing the patients' eyes to work together while playing Tetris.
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A building in Sao Paulo has been turned into a ridiculously enormous monitor for a game of Tetris. The games were controlled using an iPad, and projected onto the sides of entire buildings. The titles include a Tetris-like block stacking game, and a specially-created version of Space Invaders in which a bicyclist has to shoot cars, for some reason. "It's weird and a lot of...
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The birds that star in the new iOS game Badland aren't angry. They're terrified.
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Tetriminos: that’s what the little Tetris pieces are called. And now we FINALLY have a way to calculate how many Tetriminos it would take to build your house. Over on Movoto.com, a blog fashioning itself as “the lighter side of real estate,” sits a specimen of human ingenuity called Tetris Your House. It’s a simple calculator wherein you enter the square footage of your...
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Researchers at McGill University in Montreal say playing Tetris for an hour a day while wearing specially designed goggles is more effective than wearing an eye patch.
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Because I don't discriminate between Post-It animations and chalk animations (I'll watch anything that pisses away two minutes at work), this is a 3-D chalk art stop-motion from Chris Carlson (of 3-D Snake game fame) of Tetris being played. Amazingly, the player manages to set up a 4-line Tetris drop with the fewest amount of blocks possible. How veeerrrrrrry convenient. Can...
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Researchers at McGill University in Canada found that Tetris can be used to train both eyes to work together in adults with lazy eye - or amblyopia.
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