4 Ways in Which Tetris Has Evolved

At its core, Tetris hasn’t changed. This is still a game where you stack blocks that will disappear when you create a full row. Eventually, the blocks will get to the top and you’ll lose.

Under the hood, Alexey Pajitnov’s iconic puzzle game has actually received a number of mechanical tweaks that change the game quite a bit. So much so, that one can draw a hard line between “classic” Tetris and “modern” Tetris. If you grew up on the old games and are trying out one of the newer ones for the first time, it’s easy to not see the differences. For new players going backwards, they’re in for a rude awakening when things they took for granted aren’t there anymore.

I’m not an expert when it comes to the inner workings of Tetris, but I thought it would be neat to talk through a handful of the mechanical changes that impact how the game is played.

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Changes I Want to See in Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

Capcom has taken a lot of heat for the incomplete state Street Fighter V launched in. To their credit, they’ve put in a lot of work post-launch to get the game into a better position. On top of that, they’ve done a tremendous job on the eSports side of things to make it the premier fighter on that front.

Still, the game, even in its current state, has left a sour taste in the mouths of many. With a major Arcade Edition on the way, here’s what I hope would be included, even if the likelihood of these suggestions coming to fruition is slim!

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