HONOLULU, HI--(Marketwire) - Tetris Online, Inc. (www.tetrisonline.com) today announced the North American release of Tetris® Party Live on the Nintendo DSiWare(tm) service. The Tetris Party Live game is the latest edition to the ever-popular Tetris Party series and is currently available for 500 Nintendo DSi Points(tm) via the Nintendo DSi(tm) Shop.
Building on the success of the recently released Tetris Party Deluxe for both Wii(tm) and Nintendo DS(tm), the Tetris Party Live game features several exciting game modes, including Marathon, a favorite single-player mode, and Computer Battle, in which players can challenge the computer to head-to-head matches.
In addition, the Tetris Party Live game brings the Tetris fun online with Nintendo® Wi-Fi Connection, allowing real-time multiplayer Tetris matches against up to three other opponents at a time in two different Battle modes. Players can also strategize against a friend to see who can capture the most area within an extra-wide Matrix in the highly entertaining Duel Spaces game mode.
"As one of the most popular games in history, we're continually developing new and exciting ways for fans to experience the Tetris brand, and the Tetris Party series has elevated the game to the next level for interaction," said Minoru Arakawa, president and chief executive officer of Tetris Online, Inc. "With Tetris Party Live, we are thrilled to connect Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi players around the world by providing engaging multiplayer options."
With a growing global user-base of Tetris Party Deluxe players on Nintendo DS already enjoying the competition of online battles, Tetris Party Live truly lets everyone in on the action by allowing players from either game to compete together. This means Tetris Party Live players have instant access to real-time competition against the Tetris Party Deluxe players, creating non-stop fun for everyone!
Developed by Hudson Soft, Tetris Party Live is rated E for Everyone. The Tetris Party Live game is now available in North America and will be available December 3 in Europe.
Tetris Party Deluxe, another must-have for Tetris and puzzle fans, is available on Wii and Nintendo DS at retailers nationwide.
For more information, please visit http://www.tetrisparty.com.
Tetris Online, Inc.
Tetris Online, Inc. is the exclusive online licensee of The Tetris Company, LLC of all rights to the world-famous Tetris® game in North America and Europe. Founded in January 2006 by Minoru Arakawa, Henk Rogers and Alexey Pajitnov, Tetris Online is a developer and publisher of electronic entertainment properties. Titles include Tetris Party Deluxe for Wii(tm) and Nintendo DS(tm), Tetris Party for WiiWare(tm), Tetris Splash for Xbox LIVE® Arcade, Tetris Battle on Facebook, and Tetris Friends Online Games, which was named one of the "Top 100 Games of All Time" by PC Gamer and can be found at www.tetrisfriends.com. Tetris Online is privately held and headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.
About the Tetris® Brand
The Tetris® brand is one of the leading and most distinctive video game brands and franchises in the world. In the game's 25-year history, hundreds of millions of units have been sold. Loved globally by people of all ages and all cultures, the Tetris game continues to be one of the most widely recognized video games of all time. Tetris Holding, LLC is the owner of Tetris rights worldwide and The Tetris Company, LLC is its exclusive licensee. The Tetris Company, through its agent Blue Planet Software, Inc., licenses and manages the Tetris intellectual property and franchise worldwide. Today, Blue Planet Software continues to work with licensees to deliver top quality Tetris products that are relevant, fun, and challenging for its millions of players. For the latest information about the Tetris brand and Tetris products, please visit www.tetris.com.
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