Tetris Effect: Connected Review

  • First Released Nov 10, 2020
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Tetris Effect: Connected extends the magic of the original to multiplayer in familiar and innovative ways.

This review has been updated to include impressions of the new Nintendo Switch version of Tetris Effect: Connected released in 2021. The initial review, written by Mike Epstein in 2020, follows. The new text, written by Chris Pereira, has been added at the bottom of the original review.

In 2018, Tetris Effect's mesmerizing sounds and sights heightened the classic game's aesthetically pleasing properties and its ability to consume our attention to almost therapeutic levels, reinvigorating our appreciation for one of gaming's oldest obsessions. But even as former GameSpot editor Peter Brown proclaimed Tetris "