Tetris is a Nintendo Entertainment System puzzle game developed by Nintendo R&D1 and released by Nintendo in 1989. It was released a few months after the Game Boy version.


This variant of Tetris uses two songs: The Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker Ballet and the Toreador Song.

Development and release

Nintendo acquired the rights to publish console versions of Tetris directly from Elorg.[1] This version of Tetris resulted in a legal battle between Nintendo and Tengen.


This game was featured on the cover of Nintendo Power volume 9 in 1989.

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