Tetris Effect Launches This Fall for PS4, PS VR

Tetris Effect Launches This Fall for PS4, PS VR

The first announcement has come and it's a brand new PS4 and PS VR game: Tetris Effect.

Tetris Effect is the new game, named after the psychological effect of looking at everyday objects, such as products on a supermarket shelf, and idling wondering how you could fit them all together neatly, Tetris style.

No word yet on if the game plays like the classic Tetris games, but judging by the visuals and audio from the trailer (above), it looks as if this latest entry in the long-running series has been heavily infused with some Lumines and Rez vibes. Owners of the PlayStation 4 Pro can also enjoy the game in 2D dimensions in 4k at 60fps. The trailer is mostly cinematic, so we don't know how the gameplay is going to look or feel, but it has been confirmed that the game will be playable on PS4 with or without VR.

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Sid Shuman who announced the game said that this countdown is PlayStation's way of trying something new. It's called Tetris Effect and it's coming to the PlayStation 4 (with PlayStation VR support) this fall.

A player grading and leveling system as well as variable difficulty to encourage and reward replayability.

Tetris Effect will feature more than 30 levels that react to your every move. More details about the game (as well as its release date) will be revealed at E3 Thursday, so time will tell. In addition to this, well known modes like Marathon, Ultra, Sprint and an all new "Zone" mechanic wherein players can stop time and either maneuver out of a potential game-over situation, or rack up extra line clears for bonus rewards make up parts of the package.

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