SOURCE: Tetris Online, Inc.

Tetris Online, Inc.

July 06, 2011 11:08 ET

Tetris® Battle Fights Its Way Into Top 25 Games on Facebook

Multiplayer Format Helps Tetris Online, Inc. Reach New Milestone

HONOLULU, HI--(Marketwire - Jul 6, 2011) - Tetris Online, Inc. (www.tetrisonline.com), the exclusive online licensee of all rights in the world-famous Tetris® game in North America and Europe, today announced that Tetris® Battle is one of the top 25 Facebook games by Daily Active Users (DAU) according to the latest figures reported by Inside Social Games and AppData (http://tinyurl.com/top25-july11).

Tetris Battle is currently ranked as the 25th highest performing gaming application on Facebook, based on 960,124 daily users, as of July 1, 2011.

"Reaching the top 25 games in Facebook is the first of many significant milestones for our company to achieve," said Minoru Arakawa, president and chief executive officer of Tetris Online, Inc. "The success of Tetris Battle illustrates how social gamers, regardless of age or gender, aren't afraid to roll their sleeves up and play in a highly competitive, multiplayer environment. We look forward to continuing to grow our user base and developing new ways to entertain our loyal fans."

In Tetris Battle, players can compete around-the-clock within multiplayer game modes featuring the world famous Tetris game. Current game modes include Battle 2P, Battle 6P or Sprint 4P, all of which allow players to play head-to-head with other users on Facebook. Players can also engage in real-time matches with their Facebook friends and use a chat function during game play.

Tetris Battle users currently play over 15 million games per day, and spend an average of 30 minutes during each gaming session. Total games played in 2011 has already surpassed 1.25 billion.

Tetris Battle is now available on Facebook at www.facebook.com/tetrisbattle.

About Tetris Online, Inc.
Tetris Online, Inc. is the exclusive online licensee of The Tetris Company, LLC of all rights to the world-famous Tetris® game in North America and Europe. Founded in January 2006 by Minoru Arakawa, Henk Rogers and Alexey Pajitnov, Tetris Online is a developer and publisher of electronic entertainment properties. Titles include Tetris Party Deluxe for Wii™ and Nintendo DS™, Tetris Party for WiiWare™, Tetris Splash for Xbox LIVE® Arcade, Feevo HD for iPad, Feevo on Facebook, and Tetris Battle on Facebook, which can be found at http://www.facebook.com/tetrisbattle/. Tetris Online is privately held and headquartered in Honolulu, Hawaii.

About the Tetris® Brand
The Tetris® brand is one of the leading and most distinctive video game brands and franchises in the world. In the game's 25+-year history, hundreds of millions of players have experienced the Tetris Effect. Tetris has reached over 132 million paid mobile downloads. Loved globally by people of all ages and all cultures, the Tetris game continues to be one of the most widely recognized video games of all time. Tetris Holding, LLC is the owner of Tetris rights worldwide and The Tetris Company, LLC is its exclusive licensee. The Tetris Company, through its agent Blue Planet Software, Inc., licenses and manages the Tetris intellectual property and franchise worldwide. Today, Blue Planet Software continues to work with licensees to deliver top quality Tetris products that are relevant, fun and challenging for its millions of players. For the latest information about the Tetris brand and Tetris products, please visit http://www.Tetris.com.

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