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Generally favorable reviews- based on 99 Ratings

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  • Summary: From deep beneath the ocean to the furthest reaches of outer space, Tetris Effect’s 30-plus stages are more than just backdrops; together with music, characters, and animations tailor-made for each level and triggered by your actions, they’re all meant to make you feel something — to conveyFrom deep beneath the ocean to the furthest reaches of outer space, Tetris Effect’s 30-plus stages are more than just backdrops; together with music, characters, and animations tailor-made for each level and triggered by your actions, they’re all meant to make you feel something — to convey a mood, or even provoke an emotional response. [Enhance, Inc.] Expand
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 54 out of 56
  2. Negative: 0 out of 56
  1. Nov 15, 2018
    100
    Tetris Effect, from top to bottom, is my favorite iteration of Tetris yet. The music and visuals work together to create a truly unique Tetris experience, that is only enhanced by VR.
  2. Nov 12, 2018
    95
    For all its glorious visuals, endless modes, and virtual reality additions, the game of Tetris needs not more than a set of reliable input methods to snatch a dozen hours from right before your eyes. Tetris Effect is a confident, yet elegant, take on the simplest game in the world and a sheer masterclass of game design, at that.
  3. Nov 9, 2018
    90
    The fundamentals may be recognizable, but Tetris Effect feels like something new rather than another reskin of the same old game. The presentation is such a natural fit for the gameplay, and it adds an unexpected layer of emotion.
  4. 90
    Tetris Effect is a fantastic culmination of every modern nicety the titles have been known for, save for a disappointing lack of multiplayer. A simple puzzle game which turns out to be a triumphant exploration of human culture and progress.
  5. Nov 12, 2018
    88
    Tetris Effect is a wonderful take on the Tetris formula that manages to be respectful and fresh at the same time.
  6. Nov 9, 2018
    85
    This is one of the best entries of the series. It looks and sounds amazing, and it plays great as well. We miss a multiplayer mode, but other than that, it’s a fantastic Tetris experience that allows you to play this classic like you would’ve never imagined.
  7. Nov 9, 2018
    70
    All the flair that’s been added to the base game lays bare what’s been deliberately and inexplicably left out, like online multiplayer.

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  1. Positive: 10 out of 12
  2. Negative: 1 out of 12
  1. Nov 14, 2018
    10
    Tetris Effect is easily one of the greatest versions of Tetris ever released. It's also one of the best VR games ever released. WithTetris Effect is easily one of the greatest versions of Tetris ever released. It's also one of the best VR games ever released. With incredible visuals and music, it's an experience you shouldn't miss whether or not you own a PSVR. Though if you don't, you should consider it for this alone. The only real con is that it's short, but with a bunch of modes and difficulty levels it shoulf last you a fair while...especially if you're a completionist. Expand
  2. Nov 12, 2018
    10
    ....................... TETRIS ist a perfect game. ........................
  3. Nov 9, 2018
    10
    No review can sum up the magic of this game. Even if you arent a puzzle game fan, try it. You wont regret it.
  4. Nov 12, 2018
    10
    This game is the best Tetris game you will ever find. Stunning visuals, perfect music/sounds.

    This is a must-buy for everyone that likes Tetris.
  5. Nov 10, 2018
    10
    Best version of Tetris ever created and an amaxing experience in VR akin to thumper and REZ infinite. You enter a zen state that is almostBest version of Tetris ever created and an amaxing experience in VR akin to thumper and REZ infinite. You enter a zen state that is almost opiate like. Everything is top notch aside from the high price but I don't regret a single cent, it's just so damn addicting, chill and at times heart pumping. If you like Tetris or liked REZ/Thumper this is a must buy if you don't mind the price. Expand
  6. Nov 9, 2018
    10
    Tetris finally became art
    It may not have a direct online multiplayer or local, but it compensates on music, visuals and apresentation
  7. Nov 11, 2018
    3
    It's a shiny Tetris game. 4K and HDR, or VR do not make Tetris "more fun". The dynamic soundtrack and visuals don't add much either. I thinkIt's a shiny Tetris game. 4K and HDR, or VR do not make Tetris "more fun". The dynamic soundtrack and visuals don't add much either. I think they missed a huge opportunity to re-release Teterisphere, especially in VR. A much overlooked entry in the vast # of Tetris games, this game would have looked great with new visuals/music/gameplay. They could've added a Tetris game with the package. However, for the price tag, Tetris Effect is a no go. Expand

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