WiFi Tetris for Nintendo DS

[Via IGN]

It was almost 20 years ago when Nintendo packed Tetris in with its brand new Game Boy (not DS or SP we are talking about the old white "brick"). This year, Nintendo plans to give a new spin to this immensely successful franchise, take it online.

With a release expected March 20th, Tetris DS, will come to the DS handheld. This version of Tetris will feature a classic Nintendo theme, "

paying homage to past Nintendo franchises such as Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, and Metroid in the game's worlds.

" The DS version will support a total of ten players locally, supporting single cartridge multiplayer for those nine other non-cartridge DS owners!

Tetris DS is planned with full support of Nintendo's Wi-Fi Connection service. Two and Four player battles are possible online, and the game will record and display online rankings earned during the online battles. "

It's not the first time the game's gone online (Tetris Worlds for the Xbox and even the unofficial Netris for the PC have had the ability for years)

". However with this new release and over the next year Nintendo will show that they definately have bigger plans for their online gaming service.

[Via IGN]

It was almost 20 years ago when Nintendo packed Tetris in with its brand new Game Boy (not DS or SP we are talking about the old white "brick"). This year, Nintendo plans to give a new spin to this immensely successful franchise, take it online.

With a release expected March 20th, Tetris DS, will come to the DS handheld. This version of Tetris will feature a classic Nintendo theme, "

paying homage to past Nintendo franchises such as Super Mario Bros., The Legend of Zelda, and Metroid in the game's worlds.

" The DS version will support a total of ten players locally, supporting single cartridge multiplayer for those nine other non-cartridge DS owners!

Tetris DS is planned with full support of Nintendo's Wi-Fi Connection service. Two and Four player battles are possible online, and the game will record and display online rankings earned during the online battles. "

It's not the first time the game's gone online (Tetris Worlds for the Xbox and even the unofficial Netris for the PC have had the ability for years)

". However with this new release and over the next year Nintendo will show that they definately have bigger plans for their online gaming service.

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