Washington Post: ‘Tetris’ becomes even more addictive in ‘Tetris® Effect’

“I’ve never considered myself a fan of “Tetris.” Sure, I played it occasionally as a kid whenever a friend briefly relinquished their Game Boy, but I don’t have warm memories of lining up falling blocks into neat rows to make them disappear. Of course, Alexey Pajitnov’s game must be counted as one of the most accessible and broadly recognized video games in history. I just never figured that one of its iterations would prevent me from sleeping. That’s why, slowly, over the past week, I’ve tried to make peace with the possibility that “Tetris Effect” is a game I love too much.”

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