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  • Summary: For over a decade, the Tetris series has made an appearance on every game system. Tetris Worlds continues that streak, bringing their distinct brand of simple, yet addictive gameplay to the current generation of systems. Small shapes called Tetraminoes fall from the top of the screen to the bottom and you must rotate them and fit them together to complete lines. The game features six different variations of the classic Tetris, multiplayer mode for up to four players, and six different worlds. Sound easy? Once you start, you can't stop. Expand
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  1. Positive: 1 out of 10
  2. Negative: 5 out of 10
  1. Surprisingly, this game still manages to entertain, and is easily one of the best party games I still own.
  2. Give it time. Don't expect to love it if you're not a Tetris fan. But if you loved the original Tetris, then play this new addition for a while. Soon enough, you'll discover the beauty of the game.
  3. Tetris will always be fun. The question is whether you're willing to shell out $30 for the privilege. [Oct 2002, p.109]
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    The intended visual and aural "improvements" to the GameCube and Xbox versions were a waste of time. Instead the gameplay should have been totally reworked.
  5. The biggest disappointment is the game's multiplayer mode; there's now way to send blocks or any manner of taunts to your opponent. For shame. [Fall 2002, p.121]
  6. Cutting edge software this is not, and when you consider that it’s a port of existing PS2 and GameCube games, you realise that this is a simple cash-in.
  7. Even the inclusion of some new game variations (for Tetris anyways) cannot eliminate the feeling of having been here, done that, and seen everything there is to see many times before.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 5
  2. Negative: 3 out of 5
  1. Feb 13, 2011
    5
    If you love Tetris you might like this game, everyone else will be bored and want a more rewarding experience, this really isn't as fun as Tetris it's a huge disappointment, but again if you like Tetris you might like this but I doubt it you'll probably just want to stick with regular Tetris. Expand

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