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Man Spends $51,000 On Supercomputer That Only Plays Tetris

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.08.2016 | Weird News

Like millions of computer geeks all over the world, James Newman has gone to great time and expense building his own computer. But the 55-year-old Bri...

Tetris Is Being Made Into A Movie Trilogy Because The World Is In Shambles

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 06.28.2016 | Technology

Burn it down. Burn it all down. The addictive and indescribably frustrating video game, Tetris, is being made into a film franchise, according to an E...

Not All Video Games Are Bad For Us

Upworthy | Adam Goldberg | Posted 12.03.2015 | Technology

Video games. A time-honored way to put off homework, spend time with friends, and rewire our brains....

10 Video Game Franchises That Will Never Die

Playboy.com | Posted 10.22.2015 | Entertainment
Playboy.com

We wondered just what are the most prolific video game franchises ever? We're not just looking at actual sales, but sheer number of titles released. It's pretty amazing how addicted we've become to certain characters and concepts, as the following list attests.

Playing 'Tetris' Can Change Your Brain. Here's How

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.30.2015 | Technology

All that time spent on your Game Boy might actually have been worth something.

Alexis Kleinman

There's Going To Be A Live-Action 'Tetris' Movie. Seriously

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 09.30.2014 | Technology

So there's going to be a live-action movie based on the game "Tetris," according to The Wall Street Journal. You read that right. A live-action movie....

Tetris With Pillows Looks Oddly Comfy

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 08.14.2014 | Arts

Tetris is a game full of building suspense: will the shapes fit? Can you change their positions fast enough? Will you get rid of that extra line befor...

Tetris: The Ultimate Entrepreneurial Game

Panos Panay | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Panos Panay

I couldn't help but feel wistful when I heard that today is the 30th anniversary of the release of Tetris. Even though I have not played the game in about 25 years, it got me thinking about why Tetris became (and remains) so popular to begin with and also how, in some ways, it's the ultimate gaming embodiment of the entrepreneurial spirit.

Anna Almendrala

It's Not The Video Games That Are Making You Angry, You're Just Bad At Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Anna Almendrala | Posted 04.08.2014 | Technology

Grand Theft Auto. Call of Duty. God of War. These ultra-violent video and computer games get a bad rap for their bloody battle scenes and disturbing p...

Game Over. This Business Card Wins.

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 03.07.2014 | Technology

Oregon programmer Kevin Bates is about to take networking to a whole new level. His Game Boy-styled business card, called the Arduboy, not only di...

Why Do We Love Video Games?

Greg Perreault | Posted 04.12.2014 | Technology
Greg Perreault

"Games are providing rewards that reality is not. They are teaching and inspiring and engaging us in ways that reality is not. They are bringing us together in ways that reality is not."

Modern Music + Classic Nintendo = Awesome

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 09.03.2013 | Technology

If you love modern musicians like Daft Punk and happen to have fond memories of classic gaming days gone by, then you are in for a real treat. Watc...

WATCH: Most Intense Tetris Game Ever Completed In Under 20 Seconds

Posted 08.20.2013 | Technology

Tetris has never looked so mind-bogglingly difficult. In this remarkable video, said to be shot in real-time (!!!), a Tetris whiz clears 40 lines ...

Is The Placebo Effect Dangerous?

Wray Herbert | Posted 06.05.2013 | TED Weekends
Wray Herbert

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgIt's the result of a fundamental misunderstanding of placebo effects and control groups -- a misunderstanding that, scientists are now arguing, invalidates any claims of effectiveness for almost all psychological interventions.

Do You Remember What A Payphone Sounds Like?

Posted 08.06.2012 | Arts

Maybe you remember the sound of a cassette rewinding, a payphone's "We're Sorry" message , the sweet sounds of Tetris on a Gameboy, or even the clicks...

WATCH: The Trailer For 'Tetris' Is Here

Posted 05.25.2012 | Entertainment

In a world where "Battleship" is a summer blockbuster featuring supermodels and popstars, nothing is impossible. Which is why we really hope this trai...

Tetris May Help Treat Debilitating Condition

Posted 06.25.2012 | Science

By: Robin Nixon, LiveScience Contributor Published: 04/25/2012 12:55 PM EDT on LiveScience LONDON — A seemingly trivial task – playing a par...

WATCH: MIT Building Gets Turned Into Giant Tetris Game

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.25.2012 | College

Hackers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology brought Soviet-styled 80's fun to the Boston skyline, when they turned the facade of the school's...

Forget The Living Room. Play Tetris On Buildings!

Posted 04.23.2012 | Arts

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is known for being innovative, but don't think these studious young minds only thing about class. On April 2...

Addiction Is All in the Delivery

Stanton Peele | Posted 06.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

I was once addicted to a game -- Pac Man. Most evenings, and sometimes even during the day, I would repair to the mall to play that game in an arcade.

Addictive Gaming Classic Comes To iPhone

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology

The newest, most addicting video game for iPhone is also one of the oldest, most addicting video games ever made: Tetris. EA Games has released a ...

WATCH: Tetris, Breakout & Gummy Bears, Oh, My!

Posted 07.12.2011 | Comedy

File this under "All Our Favorite Things In One Video": gummy bears, 8-bit games, stop motion and triumph. Basically, this brilliant little animation...

It Is About Time Educators Are Treated Like Business People (SATIRE)

Peter Zucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Peter Zucker

I am no longer going to fight the fight. From this moment on I only want to be treated as if I were employed in a true blue American business.

Doctors Prescribe 'Tetris Therapy' To Trauma Patients

FoxNews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The video game Tetris may quell flashbacks of traumatic events in a way that other kinds of games can't, researchers have found. The curious effect m...

How Kids Use Technology vs. Public Schools

CyberFrequencies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
CyberFrequencies

At tech conferences, experts are talking about "total connectivity." Is that where we're going? Kids seem to think so and in fact, some of them might already be living near total connectivity.