- It's Tetris with competent touch controls.
- Not able to use iPod while playing.
Tetris with touch controls is about all you can say. Ready to play the most popular game in the world again?
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Is there a gamer alive who hasn't played Tetris? It's been ported to every system imaginable, and now with touch controls, EA have brought it to the iPhone. The goal is the same as always. One of seven shaped blocks will fall. You need to rotate and place them so that a line is created, and then erased. The more lines erased, the faster the game gets. If the blocks reach the top, game over.
At first glance, the touch controls seemed like a bad idea. Wouldn't tilting the iPhone be better? Luckily the controls are implemented quite well. Dragging moves the blocks, tapping flips them. A swift flick sends blocks to the bottom. The only time the controls start feeling fiddly is in the later levels, when split second thinking is required.
There's not much to say in regards to Tetris's visuals. They work. The music works also, but it would have been nice to be able to play the iPod while flipping and placing blocks. Along with the main mode, there is a magic mode, where each level has a particular goal, and you can acquire powerups to help you reach it.
In the end, this is Tetris. You know it, you've played it. This is a good port, but in the panic of later stages, the touch controls might put you off. Still, if you can't get enough of falling blocks, give this game a whirl.
DescriptionENDLESS MODE UNLEASHED – IN RETINA DISPLAY! Now get nonstop TETRIS action with more smashing visual impact – plus the original TETRIS theme song. See why one of the greatest games ever is one of the hottest games on the App Store!
QUICK FUN THAT LASTS FOR HOURS
Play the TETRIS you love in Classic Mode, test your expertise in Endless Mode, or experience fantastic twists in Magic Mode, featuring 5 eye-popping power-ups: Wrecking Ball, Minimizer, Bubble Wrap, Magic Crayon and Smashdown.
BLAST THE ORIGINAL TETRIS THEME
Play your own tunes or select the fan favorite “Korobeiniki” in the options menu. Feel the TETRIS EFFECT as you to go for higher and higher scores.
GET THE TETRIS TOUCH
Slide, rotate, and drop your Tetriminos into place with amazingly intuitive touchscreen controls. You won’t be able to put down the original puzzle blockbuster!
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What's New in Version 1.6.23**RETINA DISPLAY AND ENDLESS MODE UNLEASHED! Download the NEW UPDATE NOW and prepare for more intense TETRIS action. Don’t forget to blast the original TETRIS theme song - Korobeiniki - now available in the options menu! **
In response to your feedback, improvements, additions and optimizations include:
• Retina Display support – Now TETRIS looks better than ever on your iPhone or iPod touch
• Endless Mode – Test your TETRIS expertise and keep stacking Tetriminos and clearing lines from level 16 and up!
• Korobeiniki - The original TETRIS theme song is now available in the options menu
• Updated Controls – Now flick up to hold your Tetrimino in place
• Fast app switching capability – Get in and out of games quicker and easier
• Pick your language - Now available in English and French
Test your skills with the best TETRIS game yet and, as always, thanks for playing!