Prepare to experience the
next level in Tetris action. Available for download now!
Java Virtual Machine: The software that allows you to run applications programmed
using the Java language.
*** Providing you have a Java Virtual Machine for your particular platform,
compatible with Sun's Java Virtual Machine 1.3
Action in Windows XP
on Mac OS X
you've never played Tetris before, you don't know what you're missing. Soon
you will find yourself immersed in the world of Javatris and all that will matter
is getting to the next level, beating your last high score and becoming more
efficient at laying down those blocks just the right way.
even goes beyond regular Tetris, providing over half an hour of fun synthesized
music to keep you going, ten gorgeous backgrounds that will take your breath
away, and many options that surpass the competition, such as the ability to
choose your starting rows, various cheating options and "Life Savers"
to save you when there's no other way out.
be warned that Javatris is extremely addictive. Once you start, you may not
be able to stop.
- Original Tetris
- Detailed High
- Ability to choose
your starting level
- Ability to choose
the starting rows
- Ability to pause
- Cheating options
- Piece preview
- Option to enable
a grid (to help you line up the blocks)
- Sound effects
music that changes for every level
- Conceptual Art
that changes for every level
- Life Savers
for the next version of Javatris
- 2 player mode
(at the same console and over the internet)
music and backgrounds (MP3 and MIDI)
- HighScore submittal
to our main database, so that you can see how you compare to other Javatris
the name suggests, Javatris was programmed entirely in Java and can thus run
on any platform, for which a Java Virtual Machine is available.
platforms include, but are not limited to
Check Sun's Java
website to find out if your particular operating system is supported:
You will also need
a Java Virtual Machine (JVM) such as the Java Development Kit (JDK) or the Java
Runtime Environment (JRE) in order to run the game.
Chances are you
already have one of the installed on your system. If not, visit http://java.sun.com
to obtain your copy.
The Java Runtime
Environment 1.3 for Microsoft Windows is included on this CD (and will automatically
be installed if necessary), so if you use Windows, you don't have to download
Java 1.3 or higher to run.
Java has severe
limitations when it comes to speed, since it is an interpreted language, and
not a compiled one.
Because of this
we recommend a system at least as fast as the following: