TETRIS EFFECT

The Most Relaxing Nintendo Switch Games

Gaming is a land of contrasts. Sometimes, you’re looking for a nail-bitingly difficult experience that demands all your attention. Other times, you just want to vibe. Here, then, are some of the most relaxing Nintendo Switch games out there, for when you’re just looking to chill out and have a…

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Yoshi's Crafted World

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Before ‘Tetris Effect,’ There Was the Vaporwave Bliss of Tetris on the CD-i

Video game composer Jim Andron isn’t the easiest person in the world to contact. Unlike his contemporaries, he doesn’t have a strong social media presence, an easily accessible contact email, or even many pictures of himself online. But ask most video game music enthusiasts and they’ll speak highly of his…

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Tetris CD-i

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Fanbyte’s Games of the Decade: Missing the Cut Part 2

Welcome to day two of our completely calm and rational deliberation to narrow down a list of over 150 games to our top 50 games of the 2010-2019 decade! Yesterday was wild! We yeeted Street Fighter V into the abyss with great fanfare. We got in our feelings about horror…

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The Complete Tetris Effect Soundtrack Is Coming to Vinyl

The Tetris Effect soundtrack is finally going to be released in its totality, for the very first time since the game launched on PlayStation 4 back in the fall of 2018. The good news is that the whole thing will be available on vinyl, for all the people who have…

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NEWS

Tetris Effect Comes to PC July 23 with Enhanced Visuals, New Options

The best game released in 2018 (in my opinion at least, and I’m right) sheds its PlayStation 4 exclusivity next week, when Tetris Effect comes to PC by way of the Epic Games Store. Available next Tuesday, July 23, the PC version of Tetris Effect is an enhanced port of…

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Fanwidth Episode 012: Thanks for the Knowledge

Due to technical issues, we couldn’t have merritt on this week. She’ll be back next week, though! In the meantime, Steven sat down with Fanbyte social media specialist Niki Grayson for a wonderful discussion about Overwatch, The Division 2, and next generation hardware news. Please join us for this news-heavy…

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Fanwidth Podcast

The 7 Best Non-Violent Games of 2018

Don’t get me wrong; I love a good shooter as much as the next person. I’ve played plenty of Overwatch over the last couple of years and have pumped countless hours into gun-toting campaigns for as long as I can remember. Violent games can be fun! It’s a bit odd,…

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Nonviolent Games

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I Finally Understand Why VR Is Dope as Hell

There was a local arcade called FunScape that I went to in the mid-to-late 90s. This place had everything—bumper cars, minigolf. It was connected to a movie theater and had the widest selection of games in the area. But most importantly, FunScape had a VR station. Through some searching, I…

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Best VR Games

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I Tried to Play Tetris Effect With a Dance Pad (And Some Other Stuff)

Tetris Effect has had quite an… ahem… effect on our writers here at Fanbyte. Our glowing review and inspired list show that the game’s sights, sounds, and theme of togetherness do wonders for the Tetris formula and can stoke renewed interest in the puzzle genre. It’s just a damn good…

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Tetris Effect Controller

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5 Puzzle Games to Play After Tetris Effect

Everyone seems to be in agreement that Tetris Effect totally rules, with our own review from Jordan Oloman (no relation) calling it “a visual therapy session that will invade your dreams.” The game is, by all accounts, a psychedelic thrill ride for the senses and mind, but where do you…

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Lumines Remastered

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Tetris Effect Review

Earlier this year I visited Disneyland Paris. In the snowy evening of my first night, I stood in the courtyard in front of Sleeping Beauty Castle to catch the ‘Disney Illuminations’ show: a combined ceremony of light projection, fireworks, and music, casting iconic scenes from Disney’s storied movie history onto…

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Tetris Effect Review

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