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Tetris is it worth buying now..

11-28-2008, 10:47 AM
#1
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 15
Tetris is it worth buying now..

How is the gameplay. The reviews are not that great.

Thanks.
11-28-2008, 11:51 AM
#2
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 2,326
Got it with doscount

If you like tetris this a great version , it just has a huge major draw back, you cant listen to your own music, you can tirn off the sound of the game but your music will still fade away.

11-28-2008, 01:11 PM
#3
Joined: Sep 2008
Location: Atlantic Ocean
Posts: 665
I bought it when it was $9.99 and it was worth it then and its worth it now

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11-28-2008, 02:25 PM
#4
Joined: Oct 2008
Posts: 106
tetris is awesome, its not just a normal tetris is has multi touch on the dropped shapes to change the shapes in another game mode

It has marathon mode and magic mode
in magic mode you get new special abilities as you go
I forgot the different ones, I played and the first ability is called pinch
you can pinch the shapes and change the size, I pinched it and it changed to a single block, not sure if it does that to all of em.

I got the second ability and its called bubble wrap
Bubble Wrap - turns all the locked-down blocks in the matrix into bubble wrap. Pop bubbles to make space, set up a move or just to let off steam.

there is a tutorial for each ability you get showing you how to do it

If you love tetris then I see no reason not to get it, it won't be disappointing.

I read the reviews and people post the stupidest reasons. all bad reviews say it crashes alot and music. Mine doesn't crash and I don't mind the music, every other review are people who love the game.

I don't even read reviews on the app store anymore they are pointless.
11-28-2008, 05:27 PM
#5
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It's awesome, with the expected top-level quality polish and production.
The Magic mode is a great addition to the normal marathon mode.
The only thing missing is the original Gameboy music.

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11-28-2008, 05:30 PM
#6
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Gregz0r View Post
The only thing missing is the original Gameboy music.
YES!!!!

Boy I was so disappointed when I heard the original music, then to hear some newer version. It'd be great as some sort of option

Hell, bring back the pea soup background and black pixels. Give me original game boy mode as an option, that would be SWEET

But overall, this version of Tetris is fantastic, and way way way way better than Tris
11-28-2008, 05:35 PM
#7
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Can you tap on a shape to rotate?
11-28-2008, 05:36 PM
#8
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Quote:
Originally Posted by rootbeersoup View Post
YES!!!!

Boy I was so disappointed when I heard the original music, then to hear some newer version. It'd be great as some sort of option

Hell, bring back the pea soup background and black pixels. Give me original game boy mode as an option, that would be SWEET
I heard somewhere that they were in some legal trouble with the original music or something like that, itd be much better with the original soundtrack

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11-28-2008, 05:36 PM
#9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mrbass View Post
Can you tap on a shape to rotate?
slide w/ your finger to put it where you want it to be, and tap once to rotate yes
11-28-2008, 05:40 PM
#10
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Location: New Orleans, LA
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Quote:
Originally Posted by mrbass View Post
Can you tap on a shape to rotate?
Tap to the left of it to rotate it counter clockwise, tap to the right to rotate clockwise. Slide your finger horizontally to position it, and slide your finger down to make to go down faster, or simply flick it to just throw down the piece. It's really really nice to control. I'd rather play it on the iPod than anything else I have ever played.

Quote:
Originally Posted by CloneWars View Post
I heard somewhere that they were in some legal trouble with the original music or something like that, itd be much better with the original soundtrack
Yeah, most likely some legal troubles with Nintendo, who originally "won" rights over Atari to distribute the game back in the 80s.