Tetris 99 (Series) Review
Posted: 21 months ago, last updated 6 weeks ago.
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. Tetris Effect Connected is a version of the game that offers a calm Tetris experience as well as a collaborative and competitive multiplayer.
Content Rating: PEGI 3
Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds
Release Date: 20/09/2019
Tetris Effect: Connected
Tetris Effect: Weekend Trial Demo
This game is free to play. Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'. Although other Tetris games have an associated cost, Tetris 99 is free to play once you subscribe to Nintendo Online on the Switch.
Skill Rating: This game is enjoyed by 6+ year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity. Although the higher pressure modes will be too much for very young players, the easier levels are great fun for them and teach spatial awareness.
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.
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