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Become a human Tetrimino!

Today, EA Mobile and The Tetris Company announced a new social media project to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Tetris, as well as its accomplishment of becoming the only mobile game to reach 100 million paid downloads. The project is meant to illustrate the impact of the "Tetris Effect" on global culture.

The project isa Facebook appcalled "The Human Tetris Project."To participate, users canupload and cropone of their profile images and leave a short message. On April 9th,the photoswill appear in Tetriminos (fornon-Tetris-fanboys, a "Tetrimino" is a play on "tetromino," a shape comprised of four squares... a Tetris piece) on a giant Tetris board, which will be viewable on the Facebook page.

Of course, it's just a Tetris board made up of photos, not truly "human Tetris." This is human Tetris:

Apr 7, 2010

Associate Editor, Digital at PC Gamer