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Playing Tetris can help the recovery of trauma victims

Oxford - Can playing Tetris ease the minds after a traumatic event? New research suggests this is the case provided that the game is played within six hours of a traumatic incident happening.

Study shows playing Tetris may be key to controlling cravings

If you have compulsive food cravings that you would like to control, there’s good news. A recent study indicates that playing the popular game Tetris for at least three minutes a day may curb them.

Tetris can help block flashbacks of traumatic events

A study has found that playing Tetris can help people recover from post-traumatic stress disorder and overcome the repeated flashbacks it triggers. In a new investigation, playing Tetris reduced the number of memories of the event by over 50 percent.

'Tetris' movie in the works

Video games are no strangers to movie adaptations, but perhaps one of the most iconic games ever is set to become a feature film — the addictive rotating-block game 'Tetris.'

Nintendo's Game Boy turns 25

Twenty-five years ago, Nintendo premiered the first Game Boy – a palmed handheld game machine which included the game Tetris.

Giant game of Tetris played on 29-story building

Philadelphia - Last Saturday, Philly Tech Week put on a display to delight true geeks and the nerds-at-heart. The city was treated to a record-setting game of Tetris.

How playing Tetris can curb your cravings

If you crave food, a cigarette or even sex, researchers at the UK's Plymouth Institute believe you can cut back on those urges by playing Tetris.

Video game Tetris can help lazy eye?

Patching is something that has been used to treat lazy eye in kids, but now some researchers have been using the game Tetris to treat the condition.

Study: Playing Tetris can help prevent PTSD

For years, doctors have tried to treat PTSD with everything from an anesthetic used during childbirth to hypnosis. But now, a study suggests a simpler approach: playing a particular video game. The findings offer hope for preventive treatment.

Study: Tetris game can be used to treat post-traumatic stress

Playing the game Tetris can reduce post-traumatic stress disorder, claim British scientists at Oxford University. Experts found that dropping the blocks positively alters the way negative thoughts are created following a trauma.

Puzzle game Tetris celebrates its 25th birthday today

Today marks the 25th anniversary of Tetris's launch to the world. When Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov completed that first playable puzzle game on June 6, 1984, he changed the landscape of video games across the world.

Best Tetris Player Ever

Check out how fast this guy plays Tetris. It's unbelievable.

Tetris drops on 360

THQ brings the world's most famous puzzle game to Xbox

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The History of Tetris

First, be warned: This is an hour-long documentary. However, if you've got some time to spare, this is a fantastic 2004 BBC documentary about the guy who created Tetris, and the extent to which many companies went to get the rights to distribute it.

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Tetris being played on an iPod
Tetris being played on an iPod
Dan Taylor
A Tetris game underway
A Tetris game underway
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Demis Hassabis and Ankush Khandelwal at the Tetris table. Looking on is Pentamind silver medalist Ma...
Demis Hassabis and Ankush Khandelwal at the Tetris table. Looking on is Pentamind silver medalist Madeleine Heppell.
Etan Ilfeld

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