Saturday, June 1, 2013

A case study in the modernisation of an old gaming classic: Tetris

The game of Tetris represents an interesting example of how a classic can survive into contemporary gaming. As I mention in my recent review of Tetris Blitz, there are a few key gameplay tweaks that make the genre suitable for current mobile gaming. EA's somewhat aggressive selling of in-app features may put some players off, but the app will also serve as a lesson to would-be developers porting retro games to the smartphone platform.

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