Happy Birthday, Tetris

Tetris is much more fun than current games. Today, we celebrate Tetris’ 30th birthday. I’m sure all of you already know Tetris, its catchy music theme, and the frustration of seeing bricks

Play Tetris Through The Kinect

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/kinect.jpg">This <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/03/01/play-tetris-via-the-kinect/">isn't</a> the first Kinect Tetris hack out th

Edible Concept: Tetris Sugar Cubes

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/01/tetris1.jpg" />I believe I saw something like this a year back that looked like it was created by licking normal sugar cubes and sticking

Tetris creator has been working on true multiplayer Tetris for "more than 10 years"

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/block.jpg" />Tetris</em> is among the most widely-played games in history. So why is it that relatively few (in my experience) have every

Lego robot plays Tetris

<img SRC="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/0-5.jpg">With a webcam, a digital signaling processing board, and some Lego Mindstorms pieces, Creator Branislov Kisacanin put together w

Console beeps and nerds play the Tetris theme

I’m a big fan of people who do fun stuff with computers and so I am a big fan of this. These guys programmed 20 computers to play one note over and over. The resulting cacophony turns out to be

Real-life skateboarder Tetris is simultaneous win and fail

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/tetris.jpg" />Here's my question to you, Tetris re-enactors. Why would you go to all the trouble of making neon block-shaped hats, and sk

Tetris Tiles Hit The States, Showers Forever Changed

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/ttpinkinsitu.jpg">The anxiety ridden addiction that is Tetris, is now available... in your shower. A <a HREF="http://www.tetris-tiles.co

Compulsory Savings: Tetris and Breakout piggy banks

Piggy banks are boring. Tetris is not boring! Ergo, someone should make a Tetris piggy bank. Ah, there we go. If you don’t mind some of the most ear-piercing, agitating game music in the history of

Tetris bracelet for the retro gamer hipsters

It takes a special person to rock one the Tetris bracelet above. The bracelet is made with resin and painstakingly detailed with the Tetris blocks and the Game Over lettering. If you think you’r

Free tetris clone Tris removed from App Store

EA Games pushes out an iPhone port Tetris, and sells it for $9.99. An independent developer goes and makes his own Tetris clone (as has been done on just about every single electronic device ever crea

Even severe amnesiacs suffer from Tetris phantoms

As both a gamer and a student of neuroscience, this fascinates me. This Science article is from way before the birth of CrunchGear, but you know us: any excuse to post, right? You may be familiar with

Tresling = Tetris + Arm Wrestling

Tresling is the combination of one of the most beloved video games ever made, Tetris, and one of the fiercest sports around, arm wrestling. The idea is that you move your arm to move your piece and ta

Vinyl wall decals are a nightmare for those of us with Tetris-induced obsessive-compulsive disorder

I’d like to think I’m pretty easygoing most of the time but when it comes to Tetris, something inside me goes haywire about trying to make sure all the blocks fit together perfectly. As su

Tetris – The Movie. Are you ready to BLOCK?

Finally, the greatest game of all time comes to the silver screen. I’m so ready for this. The sad part is I’d probably watch this movie if it came out — it’s like Robot Jox wit

Hot concept: Tetris ice cubes/jell-o shots

What is the one way you could improve Tetris? By making it alcoholic. Czech designer Martin Zampach’s concept product would let you make Tetrad-shaped ice cubes to drop in your G&T, or you c

Nixon watch has Tetris, Pong built in

It’s part watch, part Tetris and *all entertainment*. It’s a Nixon -inspired watch with a built-in version of Tetris and Pong. (Funny, that’s the second Tetris post today… ther

Cal's marching band are a bunch of geeks

Just watch and try not to smile.

Tetris Street Fight

What happens when two dudes dressed as Tetris pieces get drunk and try to fight each other? This. At least it’s in Tijuana where shit like this is the least of everyone’s worries. Tetris c

BioBlox: Adrenalin Fueled Tetris

Ah Tetris, a favorite pastime from my irie eyed college days. I spent countless days skipping my morning classes to play Tetris with my roommates and be the top dog in the house. Sadly it never happen
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