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8 Challenging Video Game Moments That Made You Sweat

8. Being In The Final 10 In Tetris 99

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A mix of the old and new, Tetris 99 combines the iconic gameplay of the Tetris series, with the battle royal format to create one of the most addictive games available on the Nintendo Switch.

Having even received a seal of approval from the man originally behind the franchise, Alexey Pajitnov, Tetris 99 might just be the best way to get your tetromino clearing fix in 2020.

That's all well and good, but what makes Tetris 99 worthy of a place on this list? I hear you ask.

Well, by modifying the traditional Tetris experience to include a PvP element Tetris 99 becomes increasingly more difficult the more successful you are in the game.

Normally in a traditional game of Tetris, your survival comes down solely to ensuring that you don't drop a piece out of place. Tetris 99 throws that concept on its head and allows successful players to actively sabotage the boards of their opponents.

The feeling of reaching the final ten players and coming close to victory, only to hear a beeping noise to let you know that another play is about to load your screen with garbage lines, is one of the most frustrating in all of gaming.

Managing to navigate all the way to a win in Tetris 99 is ridiciously challenging, and worthy of a place on this list.

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