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Tetris makes a Splash on XBLA


It's Xbox Live Arcade Wednesday folks, and that could mean only one thing: a brand new Xbox Live Arcade game. This week's title is Tetris Splash, one of a seemingly infinite series of games trying to improve on Tetris. Thankfully, Splash doesn't attempt to change the classic formula, but merely presents the action in an aquatic theme. The game also has cooperative and competitive multiplayer modes for up to six players. So, if underwater, online enabled Tetris sounds like your cup of tea, go give it a try. If you like what you see, the whole kit and kaboodle can be yours for 800 MS Points.

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1. so it's like Bioshock but with Tetris??? =]

Posted at 9:40AM on Oct 3rd 2007 by xenocidic

2. Wetrix+ !!!!!!???? I HOPE SO!!!

Posted at 9:43AM on Oct 3rd 2007 by Liqwid

3. Only available in English-speaking countries. Pretty lame. What's the deal?

Posted at 9:46AM on Oct 3rd 2007 by mnemo

4. 6 MORE DAYS!!!!!! FUUUUCK I WISH I can freeze my self untill fifa comes out FUUUUUCK CANT WAIT!!!!!!!!!

Posted at 9:54AM on Oct 3rd 2007 by renatox

5. Though you might wanted to now, PGR4 is up for grabs on teh internetz..

http://thepiratebay.org/tor/3827720/Project_Gotham_Racing_4_XBOX360-CCCLX

Posted at 10:13AM on Oct 3rd 2007 by Electr0de

6. finally! a basic tetris game on xbla! even has a version of the classic russian music..

Posted at 10:38AM on Oct 3rd 2007 by Josh

7. Every game winds up on the Internet in torrent form on or before it's release date...

Posted at 10:56AM on Oct 3rd 2007 by Tony

8. I gave this a shot, I really didn't care for what was present in the demo. It's such a basic version of Tetris that I just don't get why it should cost 800 points... particularly when most of the interesting background stuff is DLC.

Posted at 12:18PM on Oct 3rd 2007 by Tony

9. Apparently it uses the "new" rules of tetris where you can infinitely rotate a piece once it hits the bottom.

Posted at 12:23PM on Oct 3rd 2007 by wa27

10. It also has an aquarium screensaver, too.

Posted at 12:42PM on Oct 3rd 2007 by Jonah Falcon

11. "It's such a basic version of Tetris that I just don't get why it should cost 800 points..."

6 player online. Leaderboards, Achievements, Screensaver.

$10 is not too much, CHEAPSKATE.

Posted at 12:42PM on Oct 3rd 2007 by Jonah Falcon

12. I'm a bit disappointed with the lack of features, the simplisitc play modes, and the microtransaction bent this game is already on.

In short, Tetris DS blows this out of the water (pun intended) and after playing TDS, it's hard to find a better Tetris. Even for $10, Splash disappoints me.

Posted at 1:46PM on Oct 3rd 2007 by Edge

13. it's really like 20$ if you count al the bonus downloading crap that comes with it.

Posted at 9:47PM on Oct 3rd 2007 by Aeikozz

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