Tetris (Series) Review
Posted: 10 months ago, last updated 6 months ago.
Author: Andy Robertson.
The game can be played against the clock and score or competitively with other players. Here you race to get the highest score while earning problematic bricks or hazards to slow down other players by completing multiple rows simultaneously.
The basic format has been translated into a wide number of games on every system. Of note, Tetris 99 on the Nintendo Switch is a version where 100 people battle each other to be the last man standing as in Fortnite, but here you have to stack shapes tidily and quickly to win rather than shoot opponents. Tetris Effect on PlayStation VR is a version of the game on PlayStation 4 that combines play with music for a relaxing experience that also works on PlayStation VR.
Although other Tetris games have an associated cost, Tetris 99 is free to play once you subscribe to Nintendo Online on the Switch.
You will need Nintendo Online (must be 18 to purchase, but can be any age to use) to play online with Nintendo Switch.
Multiplayer on DS or 3DS is available with one copy of the game, via Download Play feature.
Nintendo Switch has some built-in features, including a lockable zoom, that can be used on all games... read more about system accessibility settings.
The following games are like Tetris. They address a similar topic or offer a similar way to play. They are good options to play next and also good alternatives to Tetris for younger age ratings.
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