Guideline compliant game differences

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The following table lists differences in game rules among games believed to follow the Tetris Guideline published by The Tetris Company.

A blank cell denotes a yet unchecked element.

Tetris Friends Tetris Party Tetris Online (Japan) Tetris Evolution Tetris Zone Tetris: New Century iPod Tetris Tetris Gold Tetris DS Tetris Black Tetris Deluxe Tetris The Grand Master Ace Tetris The Grand Master 3 Tetris Advance Tetris Kiwamemichi Tetris Worlds (PS2, Xbox, GCN, PC) Tetris Worlds (GBA) The New Tetris Tetris Best Tetris Best 2 Tetris at tetris.com
Hold piece Yes (except 1989/n-blox) Yes (standard modes) Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Destroys tetriminoes Yes
Next pieces shown 5
4(Survival)
1(1989/n-blox)
6
3(Local 3/4 Player)
2 to 6
6(For CPU Player)
2 3 3 3 3 6 3 4 3 3 6 or 1 6 6 3 3 3 0 to 6 3
Lock delay cancel using down key No No Yes No No Yes No No No No No No No No No
Maximum soft drop speed 0.5G Native + Value Native + Value 0.5G 0.5G Native + Value 0.5G 1G 0.5G Native * 20 Native * 20
Togglable hold piece No No No No Yes (by changing control settings) No No No No No No Yes Yes Arcade mode only Yes No No Yes No
Togglable Infinity No No No Infinite, Extended, Classic (Single Player only) No Yes No No No No No No Yes Yes Yes (GC, Xbox) / No (PS2, PC) No No No No
Togglable ghost piece Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes
Togglable hard drop No No No No No No Yes No No No No No No No No No No No
Togglable wall kicks No No No No No No No No No ARS, ARS2 Classic (TGM) Yes No No No No SRS/ARS toggle SRS/ARS toggle No
Standard Mode infinity limit 15 movements? (except 1989/n-blox) 15 movements? 7 rotations or 6 movements Selectable 15(Marathon/Challenge)
10(Master)
No(Sprint)
No 128 8 rotations or 10 movements No No No Infinity Infinity 15
Maximum G less than 20G less than 20G 20G 20G 20G 7G 20G 7G 1G 20G 20G 20G 20G (but with post entry delay) 2.36G 2.36G less than 1G (but 20G can be enabled) less than 1G 20G
ARE No Yes No Sprint:No
Others:Yes
No No, but ignores player's input for a little time No Yes Yes Yes Yes No No, but short processing fall No Yes Yes Yes No
Tetris Friends Tetris Party Tetris Online (Japan) Tetris Evolution Tetris Zone Tetris: New Century iPod Tetris Tetris Gold Tetris DS Tetris Black Tetris Deluxe Tetris The Grand Master Ace Tetris The Grand Master 3 Tetris Advance Tetris Kiwamemichi Tetris Worlds (PS2, Xbox, GCN, PC) Tetris Worlds (GBA) The New Tetris Tetris Best Tetris Best 2 Tetris at tetris.com
Line limit mode 40 (called Sprint) No (except standard 150-line marathon) 40 (called Time Attack) 40 (called Race) 40 (called Sprint) 40 40 No 25 (called Line Clear) 40 40 No No No No No No 150 (called Ultra) No No No
Limited total time (Ultra) mode 2 mins No (except Shadow mode, 3 mins) 10 mins (called Challenge, level timer exists) 1,3,5 mins 10 mins (called Challenge, level timer exists) 3 mins 3 mins No No 2 mins 3 mins No No 2 mins No 2 mins
reset after level up
2 mins
reset after level up
3 mins (called Sprint) No No No
7-bag randomizer (Random Generator) Yes Yes No (8-bag)
Yes (For CPU Player)
Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes History 6 Rolls Yes Yes No (square mode)
No, but bag-based (fusion mode)
Yes (all other modes)
No (square mode)
No, but bag-based (fusion mode)
Yes (all other modes)
No (63-bag generator) Yes, togglable No (6-bag generator, but labeled as 7-bag), togglable Yes
Top out Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Line at 22 Piece at 20 Piece at 20 Piece at 20 Line at 22 Piece at 20 Any part of a piece above 20 Spawn blockage Spawn Blockage
Standard marathon mode max level 15 (Marathon) / 21 (Survival) 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 20 15 15 15 999 99 20 15 15 No visible "level" No visible "level" No Visible Level No maximum level
Level advancement requirement 5*Level Lines (Marathon) / 10 Lines (Survival) 10 Lines Variable Points Variable Lines 5*Level Points (Marathon, Challenge) / 10 Lines (Master) 10 Lines (Marathon) / 4 Lines (Extra) Variable Lines 5*Level Points 10 Lines 5*Level Points 10 Lines (But "Lines" is not true lines) 10 Lines Drop or Clear Variable Lines 10 Lines (Home mode) / Drop or Clear (Arcade mode) 5*Level Points 5*Level Points No visible "level" No visible "level" No visible level 10 lines
T-spin recognition 3-corner T (except 1989/n-blox) 3-corner T no kick 3-corner T nerfed kick (will register on a triple) 3-corner T no kick 3-corner T nerfed kick (will not register on a triple) 3-corner T no kick 3-corner T no kick 3-corner T nerfed kick (will register on a triple, no visual effect differences) Single Player: 3-corner T nerfed kick (will register on a triple, no visual effect differences)
Multiplayer: 3-corner T
3-corner T nerfed kick (will register on a triple, no visual effect differences) No Clear a line using a T, with final action being rotation No 3-corner T no wall 3-corner T no wall Immobile Immobile Immobile
Twists of pieces other than T recognised No No No Some (square mode)
None (all other modes)
Some (square mode)
None (all other modes)
All All All, but no bonus points None
Back-to-Back recognition Tetris/T-spin (except 1989/n-blox) Tetris/T-spin Tetris/T-spin Tetris/T-spin Tetris/T-spin Tetris/T-spin Tetris only Tetris/T-spin Tetris/T-spin Tetris/T-spin No No No Tetris only Tetris only No No No Tetris/T-Spin
Known guideline version  ? 2006? 2005? 2006 2006? 2005 2005 2005 2002? 2005 2002 2002? 2002? 2001 (it even defines the 2002 guideline itself)  ?, but defines the 2002 guideline 1999 (made before Tetris Guideline)  ?  ?  ?
Tetris Friends Tetris Party Tetris Online (Japan) Tetris Evolution Tetris Zone Tetris: New Century iPod Tetris Tetris Gold Tetris DS Tetris Black Tetris Deluxe Tetris The Grand Master Ace Tetris The Grand Master 3 Tetris Advance Tetris Kiwamemichi Tetris Worlds (PS2, Xbox, GCN, PC) Tetris Worlds (GBA) The New Tetris Tetris Best Tetris Best 2 Tetris at tetris.com
Release date (month 'year) Mar '09? Oct '08 Jun '07? Mar '07 Feb '07 Sep '06 Sep '06 Sep '06 May '06 Mar '06 Mar '12 Dec '05 Mar '05 Nov '03 Nov '03 Nov '01 Nov '01 Jul '99 Jan '17 (before features like hold, ghost, ...) Jun '17 '14
Platform category PC Stationary Console PC Stationary Console PC Stationary Console Handheld Gadget Handheld Gadget Handheld Console Handheld Gadget Handheld Gadget Stationary Console Arcade Handheld Console Arcade, Stationary Console Stationary Console, PC Handheld Console Stationary Console PC PC PC
Move sound Yes Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No No
Spin sound Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Line-specific clear sounds All w/ voice for non-single line clears Tetris, T-Spin, Combo, and All Clear All w/ voice for non-single line clears Yes All w/ voice for Tetris & T-Spin Tetris only Tetris only All Tetris only All w/ voice No All All w/ voice Tetris only Tetris, twist, lines containing squares No No Tetris only
"Kalinka" song Yes, only in Arena Yes Yes No Yes No Yes No Yes Yes No No No Yes (late unlock) Yes Reversed No
"Katjusha" song Yes Yes No Yes (as part of medley) No No Yes No Yes Yes No No Yes No No No
"Korobeiniki" song Yes Yes No Yes (as part of medley) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes No No Yes, only in Arcade Yes Yes Yes Reversed Yes (3 versions)
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