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Utada Hikaru does more than sing. She pwns your arse in Tetris DS. Known for her songs in Kingdom Hearts 1 and 2, among many others in Japan, the pop star went to a Nintendo sponsored event called The Tetris Battle over the weekend and bested 26 out of 28 competitors. She lost her first two rounds b...

August 15th 2006 at 9:00pm
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Everything old is new again. Nintendo brings the classic epic of plummeting blocks and tight squeezes to the DS with brand new modes, Wi-Fi play and cameo appearances by some old friends. For the most part, it looks like Tetris DS has succeeded admirably at balancing the new with the nostalgia....

March 22nd 2006 at 5:47pm
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All the compiled reviews from Game Rankings are in, and Tetris DS scored an average game ratio of 90%. I guess that Russian music, when done right, never gets old. Here's what some of the critics are saying: Gamerz Edge 94% - "Tetris is already extremely addictive; when you add to a formula tha...

March 22nd 2006 at 7:00am

Joystiq Blogger Blake Snow recently put up this Tetris DS commercial he found via N-Sider. Blake was quick to point out the overall rise in Nintendo commercials from those horrible ones of yesteryear. [Via Joystiq]

March 15th 2006 at 1:35pm

The above Tetris DS commercial is nicely done, displaying how a skydiver might play Tetris in mid-air with friends. Is it just me or are Nintendo commercials getting better? Look out for Tetris DS when it hits store shelves on March 20. [via N-Sider]

March 15th 2006 at 6:00am
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Since Nintendo's WiFi service caters to so few games (only 3 currently available), the new page update comes as somewhat of a major expansion. Nintendo is preparing for its upcoming release (21 days to go) of two new WiFi-enabled titles, Metroid Prime Hunters and Tetris DS, by giving them their own...

February 28th 2006 at 5:00pm
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Though the game won't launch until March 20, Nintendo has already begun the prepping for puzzle wifi madness with a dedicated Tetris wifi page. From the article: "Log on with Tetris DS and dig in for some puzzling head-to-head action via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection. When you're ready to take a break f...

February 28th 2006 at 1:06am
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Warning! The following link contains more Tetris DS screenshots than you may care to see. We started to count how many, but stopped after 24. The game's March 20 US release for the DS can't come soon enough!

February 23rd 2006 at 3:02am
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1UP gets their hands on a preview of the soon-to-be released Tetris DS. From the article: "Surprisingly, Tetris DS will be in stores in slightly more than a month, meaning a pleasantly-short wait for this potential addiction. Sure, you've played Tetris before, but the DS iteration has an excellent c...

February 17th 2006 at 8:00am
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The nostalgic sight of plummeting Tetris blocks (or Tetrominoes, if you prefer) is sure to foster a warm feeling deep inside any gamer. Right now, we have an insatiable desire to give those L-shaped pieces a loving, yet slightly uncomfortable hug. Nintendo undoubtedly feels the same way, at least j...

February 14th 2006 at 12:26pm
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Alright, so it's not the same thing, but we do have a picture of the Zelda-themed level in the upcoming Tetris DS, in addition to the Mario-themed image we've already seen. Not sure what exactly constitutes a "theme" but it appears to be at least a background and a character image; maybe some music...

February 4th 2006 at 6:30pm
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Not that you'll turn a backflip upon this breaking news, but Nintendo has unveiled the boxart for the forthcoming Metroid Prime Hunters along with the Tetris DS logo. We have a feeling it's gonna be a good first quarter for DS games. Check 'em! [via 4cr]

January 17th 2006 at 8:00pm