The New Tetris

  • TECHNOLOGY: N64
  • RELEASED: 1999
  • COMPANY: H2O Entertainment
  • POSITION: Modeler / Animator

DESCRIPTION: The New Tetris was a tetromino based puzzle video game released for the Nintendo 64 by Nintendo based on the popular Tetris games. The game was originally released on July 31, 1999. The game is notable for showing scenic fly-bys of famous structures (for examples the Sphinx, the Pantheon, Saint Basil's Cathedral, a Mayan temple, and others) rendered in realtime. This was relatively difficult for the Nintendo 64 hardware to accomplish at the quality that is achieved.

  • Modeled, textured, and animated pre-rendered game scenes
  • Modeled real time objects for game menus
  • Involved in the art design process
  • Softimage, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects

2 Comments

  1. ShawnS
    February 3, 2014

    Fantastic work! I’ve loved everything about this game since it was released and it’s wonderful to see the stage backgrounds here without the blur of an S-Video feed.

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    • jake
      February 4, 2014

      Thanks – those were the good old days!

      Reply

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