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Tetris Effect Launches Fall 2018 for PlayStation 4

07 June, 2018, 06:51 | Author: Tara Roberts
  • Tetris Effect Launches Fall 2018 for PlayStation 4

Tetris Effect is named after an actual psychological effect seen in Tetris players, and Sony says the game is created to enhance elements of this phenomenon. So, how will Tetris Effect actually play? To kick things off, Sony revealed a Tetris Effect trailer that brings a modern VR spin on the classic puzzle game.

Tetris Effect will be playable at E3 this year, with the possibility of a demo coming later in the year.

Includes the all-new "Zone" mechanic, where players can stop time (and Tetriminos falling) by entering "the Zone" and either get out of a sticky situation that could otherwise lead to "Game Over", or rack up extra line clears for bonus rewards.

Tetris Effect will feature more than 30 levels that react to your every move.

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I'm also old enough to remember Tetris before all of these whimsical shapes and colors, so I guess this game is really meant for a new generation of players who enjoy all of this razzle-dazzle.

Shuman promises that there will still be plenty of exciting announcements during the official E3 press conference but says that this is a way to give the many exciting games PlayStation has in the works the time they deserve.

Fan-favorite modes like Marathon, Sprint, and Ultra, with more all-new modes and other features to be revealed before launch. Or, even better, PS VR. The trailer is mostly cinematic, so we don't know how the gameplay is going to look or feel, but it has been confirmed that the game will be playable on PS4 with or without VR.

The press release did not mention full exclusivity, but not other platforms were mentioned, at least for now.

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