Nintendo Classic Tetris Finally Beaten After 34 Years by 13-Year-Old

Nintendo Classic Tetris Finally Beaten After 34 Years by Willis Gibson

Wow! 13-year-old American Willis Gibson last week livestreamed himself finally beating the 1990 Nintendo Entertainment System classic Tetris by reaching the killscreen at level 157, after which point the game has been officially completed according to Tetris world championship rules. It took the Tetris speedrunning community 34 long years to reach this point. Willis played …

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Hiroshi Yamauchi Passes Away at 85. RIP Nintendo’s 3rd President

Hiroshi Yamauchi RIP

Nintendo’s third President, Hiroshi Yamauchi, has passed away today. A well-known Japanese businessman, Hiroshi Yamauchi was born in Kyoto, Japan on November 7th, 1927; making him 85 years old at the time of his passing on September 19th, 2013 in the hospital following complications of pneumonia. He is survived by five children; his eldest son …

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On PlayStation Network now: Tetris, MicroBot, Ricochet (PSN), Angry Birds (Minis), Arc the Lad III, Reloaded (PS1), Auditorium (PSP)

$20 PlayStation Network Card Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE) announced what new PlayStation Network downloadable games, expansions, demos and videos were released for PlayStation 3 and PSP this week in America and Europe.

Let’s have a look and see what they have in store for us this time…

AMERICAN PlayStation Store for PS3

Updates

Blazblue: Continuum Shift – Additional Character Colors #1 – Sale (PS3) (now $2.49, original price $4.99)
Blazblue: Continuum Shift – Additional Character Colors #2 – Sale (PS3) (now $2.49, original price $4.99)
Blazblue: Continuum Shift – Additional Character Colors #3 – Sale (PS3) (now $2.49, original price $4.99)
Blazblue: Continuum Shift – Additional System Voice Type-C – Sale (PS3) (now $3.49, original price $5.99)
Blazblue: Continuum Shift – Additional System Voice Type-K – Sale (PS3) (now $3.49, original price $5.99)
Blazblue: Continuum Shift – Additional System Voice Type-M – Sale (PS3) (now $3.49, original price $5.99)
Blazblue: Continuum Shift – Makoto Additional Playable Character – Sale (PS3) (now $4.49, original price $7.99)
Blazblue: Continuum Shift – Unlock All Unlimited Characters – Sale (PS3) (now $3.49, original price $5.99)
Blazblue: Continuum Shift – Unlock Playable Character Mu – Sale (PS3) (now $0.99, original price $1.99)
Blazblue: Continuum Shift – Valkenhayn R Hellsing – Sale (PS3) (now $4.49, original price $7.99)
Cuboid – Sale (PS3) (now $5.99, original price $9.99)
Interpol – Sale (PS3) (now $5.99, original price $9.99)
Magic Orbz – Sale (PS3) (now $5.99, original price $9.99)
Magic Orbz Extreme Bundle – Sale (PS3) (now $7.79, original price $12.99)
Mahjong Tales: Ancient Wisdom – Sale (PS3) (now $5.99, original price $9.99)
Sky Fighters – Sale (PS3) (now $5.99, original price $9.99)
Smash Cars – Sale (PS3) (now $8.99, original price $14.99)
Wakeboarding HD Dynamic Theme Bundle – Sale (PS3) (now $5.99, original price $9.99)
Hamsterball – Sale (PS3) (now $5.99, original price $9.99)
Super Stacker Party – Sale (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $6.99)
Topatoi – Sale (PS3) (now $3.99, original price $7.99)
Topatoi Bundle – Sale (PS3) (now $6.99)
Bionic Commando: Rearmed – Sale (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $13.99)
Uno PSP – Sale (PSP) (now $0.99, original price $7.99)
Wheel of Fortune – Permanent Price Drop (PS3) (now $4.99, original price $14.99)
101-In-1 Megamix – Permanent Price Drop (PSP) (now $9.99, original price $14.99)
Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix – Permanent Price Drop (PS3) (now $9.99, original price $14.99)
GTI Club Supermini Festa! – Permanent Price Drop (PSP) (now $14.99, original price $29.99)
Superstars V8 Racing – Permanent Price Drop (PS3) (now $9.99, original price $19.99)
Downloadable Games

MicroBot ($9.99)
Pilot a prototype cutting-edge MicroBot that has the capability to be customized and upgraded mid-mission in order to cure the infected host. Improve your weaponry, movement, defensive options and special attacks using data fragments harvested from eradicated enemies. Travel through blood, bone, breath and brain as you track down and eradicate the cause of the infection. But are you the ultimate cure…or the disease?
ESRB Rated E
File size: 148 MB

TETRIS ($9.99)
THE AWARD WINNING BLOCKBUSTER – ALL NEW FOR PlayStation 3 system! Experience the boldest, most vibrant TETRIS ever with enhanced 1080P HD graphics, 5.1 Surround Sound, 6 multiplayer modes, and 3 brand new game modes that are exclusive to the PS3!
ESRB Rated E
File size: 70 MB

NEOGEO Station PS3 Bundle Pack ($79.99)
‘NEOGEO Station’ PlayStation3 system BUNDLE PACK – This PS3 Version Game Bundle features ten nostalgic NEOGEO classics any fan of SNK will surely enjoy: ALPHA MISSION II, ART OF FIGHTING, BASEBALL STARS PROFESSIONAL, FATAL FURY, LEAGUE BOWLING, MAGICIAN LORD, METAL SLUG, SAMURAI SHODOWN, SUPER SIDEKICKS, and THE KING OF FIGHTERS ’94.
ESRB Rated E – T
File size: 551 MB

Ricochet HD ($7.99) ** SPECIAL INTRODUCTARY OFFER Normally $9.99 **
Ricochet HD is an intense action game combining equal parts skill and strategy. With the most comprehensive feature set of any game in this genre, Ricochet HD’s dynamic and interactive brick busting levels reward strategic play while the arsenal of power-ups allows you to obliterate everything in your path. 150 dynamic multi-staged unlocking levels deliver hours of non-stop action.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 326 MB

Angry Birds – minis ($3.99) (also available from PSP Storefront)
The survival of the Angry Birds is at stake! Dish out revenge on the greedy pigs that stole the Angry Birds’ eggs. Use the unique destructive powers of each Angry Bird to lay waste to those pesky-pigs’ fortified castles.
ESRB Rated E
File size: 17 MB

PSone Classic

Reloaded ($5.99)
F.U.B. is back and not happy. Currently known as C.H.E.B., the evil mastermind is determined to turn the entire universe into twisted works of modern art. Download this PS one Classic today!
ESRB Rated M
File size: 144 MB

Arc the Lad III ($5.99)
Join Alec and friends on his quest to become a legendary Hunter and save the world from the Dark One. Download this PS one Classic today!
ESRB Rated T
File size: 622 MB

Game Demos (free)

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Am I seeing things? Or is this real life Tetris

Alexey Pazhitnov really created a puzzler king in 1985. One that would follow you anywhere, even in your dreams. Did that always happen to you too? When you played Tetris on your GameBoy for a bit too long, after you turned the game off you’d still be seeing the tetrominoes fitting into real life places …

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