The original portable Tetris game was a smash hit on the Game Boy system. The new Tetris: Axis game lets players use the magic of the Nintendo 3DS system to jump into the action in 3D without the need for special glasses. The game includes more than 20 different modes – some familiar, some new. Up to eight players can compete in wireless multiplayer battles, even if only one player has a game card. Tetris: Axis also makes use of the augmented-reality and SpotPass features of Nintendo 3DS.
Remember Tetris DS? I remember picking that up the first day it was out and spending hours at a time going through everything that Nintendo had put together for it. The little Mario-esque touches were phenomenal and the gameplay itself wasn’t changed a bit, even though the modes themselves offered plenty of diversity. Well, good news and bad news. The good news is Nintendo managed to get the Tetris license back, and has put it to good use with the recently released Tetris Axis. The bad news? It’s not entirely Tetris DS 2. When we first popped this game in, maybe we were expecting a bit too much, like a Mario welcome, or at least one of the modes that made the previous Tetris game worth playing. Instead, we got some all... Read Review