Rediscover your craving for colored blocks with Tetris Ultimate

There's a fire consuming the GamesRadar offices right now. Sorry, let me rephrase that - the fiery spirit of competition has engulfed the GR staff. The cause? Tetris Ultimate for 3DS, which supports 10-player Download Play from a single cart. Sure, it might not have all the delightful Nintendo trimmings of Tetris DS - but Tetris is Tetris, so it's going to be enjoyable puzzling either way. And of course, it's spurred on more trash talk than a waste collectors' union meeting.

Here's the office standings as I have judged them, from "most deadly threat" to "not even a factor": Henry, Lucas, Jann, Anthony, Ashley. But each match holds new possibilities - particularly in the Battle Ultimate mode, which incorporates power-ups into the block-dropping chaos. It's sadistic fun hearing your co-workers squeal in shock and agony as their blocks start dropping instantly, or their screen flips upside down, or they're saddled with a string of those accursed red and green S-shaped blocks. If you've got a group of like-minded 3DS owners, consider picking up a copy of Tetris Ultimate and splitting the cost - it's worth it for the Download Play multiplayer alone.

Lucas Sullivan

Lucas Sullivan is the former US Managing Editor of GamesRadar+. Lucas spent seven years working for GR, starting as an Associate Editor in 2012 before climbing the ranks. He left us in 2019 to pursue a career path on the other side of the fence, joining 2K Games as a Global Content Manager. Lucas doesn't get to write about games like Borderlands and Mafia anymore, but he does get to help make and market them.