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Tetris 2
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Console: Nintendo NES
Region:U
Year: 1993
RFG ID #: U-027-S-06680-A
Part #: NES-TS-USA
UPC: 045496630737
Developer: TOSE
Publisher: Nintendo
Rating:
Genre: Puzzle
Sub-genre: Falling
Players: 1-2
Controller: Standard Controller
Media Format: Cartridge 2 Meg x1
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Collection Stats:

  • 391 of 7404 collectors (5.2%) have this game in their collection
  • 20 of 7404 collectors (0.2%) have this game in their wishlist.
  • 3 of 7404 collectors (0%) have this game for sale or trade.
Overview:

Tetris 2 is based in the roots of the original and massively popular Tetris, but it twists the gameplay in a unique way. In the original Tetris, players' main goal was to line blocks of various shapes up into complete horizontal rows and make them disappear. In the sequel, eliminating all of those familiar blocks is still the goal, but the means has changed.

Tetris 2 challenges players to eliminate all of the "Flash Blocks" in each level. There are three colors: red, yellow, and blue. Series of blocks can be destroyed by lining up at least three of the same color squares in a straight horizontal or vertical row. When all of a particular color of Flash Blocks are destroyed, the remaining blocks of the same color (currently on screen) are too. Once all Flash Blocks, regardless of color are eliminated, the player progresses to the next level. (The game features 30 such levels.)

The text of the back of the Tetris 2 box is below:

Be a puzzle prodigy!

The mesmerizing fun of Tetris returns - and the challenge escalates to new heights! Test your dexterity, tease your brain and rack up points with Tetris 2. Your split-second decisions lead you to a new dimension in puzzle solving action!

  • Play alone or challenge a friend in simultaneous, split-screen action.
  • Line-up three blocks of the same color and vroosh!- they explode.
  • Get rid of special Flash Blocks and wipe out matching color pieces in one move.
  • A tougher Tetris with more shapes, more components, 30 levels - and unlimited solutions!

If you loved the international game sensation Tetris, you'll be wild for the newest dimension in puzzle fun: Tetris 2!

Extra Media:

  • Nazca Lines photos & Tetris 2 screenshot comparisson.
  • Variations:

    Console Reg. Type Title Publisher Year Genre
    Nintendo NES United Kingdom S Tetris 2 Nintendo 1993 Puzzle
    Nintendo NES Germany S Tetris 2 Nintendo 1993 Puzzle
    Nintendo NES Canada S Tetris 2 Nintendo 1993 Puzzle
    Nintendo Famicom J S Tetris Flash Nintendo 1993 Puzzle
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    Nintendo Game Boy U S Tetris 2 Nintendo 1993 Puzzle
    Nintendo SNES U S Tetris 2 Nintendo 1994 Puzzle
    Game Trivia:

    • The sequel to Nintendo's Tetris.
    • Also released on SNES and in portable form for Nintendo GameBoy.
    • The animal outlines in the background of the main Tetris 2 gameplay screen are direct copies of the Nazca Lines of coastal Peru. These lines were created sometime between 200 BCE and 600 CE. Many theories about their origins and reasons for being built are recorded, but none are decisive. Because of their enormous size (sometimes many miles in length and width), the "drawings" must be viewed from the sky. To see a comparisson of photos of the lines and screenshots from the game, click here.
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