Tetris: The Movie lands Taron Egerton, who'll star as Henk Rogers

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Tetris: The Movie is moving right along, and a notable actor has been brought on board to star.

Apple has landed Taron Egerton for a role in the film, and he'll be playing Dutch video game designer Henk Rogers. Rogers was the one who secured the rights to originally bring Tetris to consoles, which was a major step for the franchise. Actors are still be looked into for Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov, and businessmen Robert and Kevin Maxwell. The project is set to start filming sometime in December in Scotland.

Another Japanese trailer for Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 released

Sega has been on a roll with releasing trailers for Puyo Puyo Tetris 2, which launches for Nintendo Switch on December 8th, 2020 (Dec. 10th in Japan). Check out the latest one above, which focuses on the "Big Bang" mode.

Puyo Puyo Tetris sells over 1.4 million units worldwide, dev discusses the pandemic's impact on the sequel

Will the sequel be a hit as well?

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 is on the way, and it's no wonder SEGA is cooking up a sequel. In an interview with Siliconera, franchise director and producer Mizuki Hosoyamada reveals that the original outing managed to sell over 1.4 million units worldwide. We'll see soon enough if the sequel gets the same warm welcome, as it's set to launch on Dec. 8th, 2020.

A little later in the interview, Mr. Hosoyamada discusses how work on the sequel was impacted by the pandemic. You can see his response on that matter below.

Naturally, we were affected and our development teams in Japan worked from their respective homes following the declaration of a state of emergency in April 2020. The ban on going into the office in Tokyo was lifted after about two months, but it still hasn’t fully been resolved since then. The majority of team members have been able to return to the office while taking safety precautions, such as wearing masks social distancing at all times. We are working diligently to develop this project so that we can launch in December 2020. The staff at the Sega of America office in California are also working remotely, so all of us are working hard together to create great games and deliver them to you.

More screens released for Puyo Puyo Tetris 2

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 is pretty self explanatory, especially if you played the first game. This sequel is more of the same, but that's definitely not a bad thing! Still, if you want to get a look at how the sequel is shaping up, another batch of screens has come in. You can find the gallery here.

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 "Pre-Order" trailer

Buyo buyo today

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 isn't far off from launch. The game releases on Dec. 8th, 2020, and you can pre-order it right now! You'll have to cough up $40, and make sure you have 1.2GB of space to accommodate the game. If you need to see a bit more gameplay, you can check out the trailer above.

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 - Story and Gameplay Early Look

Japan’s beloved puzzle game series Puyo Puyo and the world-renowned Tetris® game franchise have teamed up again to deliver even more Puyo-popping and Tetrimino-clearing fun in Puyo Puyo Tetris 2. Playing is easy: match 4 or more same-colored Puyos or complete a line of blocks to clear them from your board and dump Garbage into your opponent’s game. But keep an eye on what’s coming your way too.

Play traditional Puyo Puyo and Tetris…or mix them together to level up your game. Offline or online, you’ll have loads of modes that let you play the way you want from single-player Adventure to couch-competition Versus to ranked Online matches, and more.

Special thanks to mchaosg for the heads-up!

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 gets another Japanese trailer

Still haven't seen enough of Puyo Puyo Tetris 2? SEGA released another Japanese trailer for the game that showcases gameplay and more. Give it a look above.

SEGA releases Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 wallpapers

Some free goodies

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 launches for Switch on Dec. 8th, 2020, and SEGA is promoting the upcoming release with some fancy new wallpapers. You can hit up the tweets above to grab the wallpapers for free, which come in both PC and mobile sizes. Always nice to get some free content!

SEGA Announces Participation in Extra Life 2020 with Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 Headlining

SEGA has announced Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 is going to be part of the Extra Life charity gaming marathon, which kicks off this weekend. You can get full details on the collab in the press release below.

SEGA of America is excited to invite everyone to join us starting at 9AM PST on Saturday, November 14, through 9AM PST on Sunday, November 15, where we’ll be streaming for a full 24 hours in support of this year’s Extra Life charity gaming marathon live on our Twitch channel!

Throughout our stream and until the end of the year, we’ll be accepting donations through the Extra Life website, with all proceeds going towards the great work being done at CHOC Children’s. You can find out more about CHOC and their pursuit of high-quality pediatric treatment by visiting their website: https://www.choc.org/. You can donate specifically to CHOC through our individual campaign page.

To kick off the stream, we will be showcasing the first live gameplay of Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 ahead of its launch on December 8, including a look at the PlayStation 5 version of the game. We’ll be checking out all the different features of the game, leading into a friendly competitive tournament starring some special guests!

From there, we’ll be playing a bunch of SEGA titles both new and old. You don’t want to miss it!

What is Extra Life?

Why, I’m glad you asked. Extra Life is an annual fundraising event where people come together to play and/or stream video games for 24 hours. During that period, players ask their viewers for donations that all go towards Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Since 2008, the event has raised over $70 million USD for sick and injured children, with 50,000 participants last year alone. If you have further questions, there’s a helpful page on their site.

Now, more than ever, children and their families need our support to get through this pandemic, especially with the other challenges they may be facing, so we are proud to be a part of this amazing effort. You can expect plenty of fun moments, all going to a great cause.

Another Japanese trailer for Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 released

Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 is coming to Switch on December 8th, 2020 (10th in Japan), and SEGA has released another gameplay trailer leading up to launch. Check out the latest Japanese trailer for the game above.


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