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Tetris Evolution Ships for Xbox 360
Tetris fits into the next-gen.
By Jared Black 03/19/2007 06:34:58 PST

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Tetris Evolution

THQ announced this morning that Tetris Evolution for Xbox 360 is now available throughout North America. The first next-gen Tetris installment features new single and multiplayer modes, customizable themes, backgrounds, etc., and a low price of $29.99.

You'll find more information in the press release below:

AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 19, 2007--THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced that Tetris(R) Evolution, the newest version of the world's most popular puzzle game, is now available for the Xbox 360(TM) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Featuring new single and multiplayer gameplay modes, multiple customization options and Xbox Live(R) capabilities, Tetris Evolution is the first next-generation version of the addictive puzzle game. Tetris Evolution is rated "E" for everyone and is now available at retail outlets throughout North America for a suggested retail price of $29.99.

The first Tetris game released in 1985 for the PC. Since then, the game has released across nearly every game system and sold more than 70 million units worldwide. Over a three year span, THQ shipped more than two million units of Tetris Worlds for the Xbox(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Game Boy(R) Advance and Windows PC.

Tetris Evolution offers a variety of new modes and features, in addition to the traditional gameplay elements that Tetris fans have come to expect. The ability to download and customize themes, backgrounds, skins and icons is a first in the Tetris universe. In addition, all new gameplay modes include "Go Low," "Eraser" and the cooperative mode "Hotseat" where multiple players can manipulate Tetriminos within the same matrix. Tetris Evolution allows up to four players to engage in competition on a single console or contend via Xbox Live. The new online ladder system also enables players to track their overall skill level and accumulate Xbox Live achievement points to increase their Gamerscore.

For more information about Tetris Evolution and the rest of THQ's lineup of games, please visit www.thq.com.

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