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EA Sells iPhone Tetris Subscriptions, is Probably Genius

No one in their right mind would pay $30 a year for Tetris, right? Right?

Electronic Arts thinks people will. The publisher is relaunching Tetris for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, with an optional subscription for extra features, Gamasutra reports.

Here’s how it works: For $1, the basic Tetris app includes three game modes and a ranking system that allows people to level up as they play. For $3 per month, or $30 per year, players can join the “T-Club,” which provides performance-enhancing perks, faster rank progression and exclusive content. Yes, EA wants people to subscribe to Tetris.

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5Words for Wednesday, June 3rd 2009

5wordsIs an evening 5Words acceptable?

David Pogue’s Pre review. Leaked.

And here’s Walt Mossberg’s take.

Engadget weighs in, too. Positively.

Gizmodo is less enthusiastic, though.

Digg lets you digg ads.

Is Microsoft the new GM?

Hands on with PSP Go.

Happy birthday to ya, Tetris!

IE 6 likes Bing, apparently.

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