The ultimate showdown

Forget about Ubisoft’s promise of a next-gen Tetris for the PlayStation 4, as there’s only one puzzler that you’re going to want to splash out on this year. Puyo Puyo Tetris promises a chaotic fusion of gaming’s greatest block busting brands, leaving you combining colours and scoring lines in a vibrant experience more hyperactive than a group of infants high on bubblegum soda.

The video embedded below – which shows off the game’s bonkers four-player mode – is scored by more excitable screams than those audible outside Hugh Hefner’s funhouse. We’re not entirely sure what’s going on in the clip, but it seems that points are being scored on a frequent basis. There’s no word on a Western release for this just yet, but it’s due out in Japan on the PlayStation 3 and Vita next month. Just like The Offspring, we want it bad.