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Video Games: Tetris Coming to PS4 and Xbox One


Tetris video game

There is a saying that the more things change, the more they stay the same.  In the case of Tetris coming to the next generation video game consoles -- that is a good thing.  Ubisoft has announced that the classic video game, Tetris will be released for the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One. Tetris is a tile-matching puzzle game that was originally conceived by Alexey Pajitnov in 1984.  Given the overwhelming popularity of the video game Tetris, this announcement is certain to be exciting news for Tetris fans worldwide.


Tetris video game

On the 30th anniversary of the Tetris video game, Ubisoft's announcement could not have come at a better time.  Tetris gained wide-spread popularity when it was introduced on the Nintendo Gameboy handheld video game console. Since that time, Tetris has been played on numerous video game consoles as well as mobile video game playing devices.   In fact, over 170 million copies of Tetris have been sold,  which includes both console and digital game sales.


Tetris video game

The Tetris Company is giving Ubisoft a warm welcome.  In the words of Henk B. Rogers, Managing Director of The Tetris Company, "We welcome Ubisoft to the Tetris family.  I am 100 percent sure they will develop one of the best versions of the Tetris game ever."

A release date for Tetris for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One was unavailable at press time.

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