There are three things that I will forever be grateful to Russia for - vodka, Maria Sharapova, and the patriarch of puzzle games, Tetris. Today, June 6th 2009, marks the 25th year after it was conceived by its dad, Alexey Pajitnov.
Tetris is more than just a game, it's an institution, an icon, and inspiration behind the hilarious Japanese Human Tetris game show. To celebrate this milestone, Tetris rights owner Blue Planet Software plans to unveil a motion-based Tetris game later this year.
Details are still a bit scant at the moment, but Blue Planet Software president Henk Rogers has revealed that they plan to unveil a motion-based Tetris game at the Burning Man Celebration this year. The controls will involve a guy standing on a certain platform, using his motions to interact with the pieces falling on a huge screen. No word on which console this game is to be demoed on or released for.
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