Tetris The Absolute The Grand Master 2

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Tetris The Absolute The Grand Master 2
Arika tgm2 title.jpg
Developer(s) Arika
Publisher(s) Psikyo
Release date(s) 2000
Platform(s) Psikyo arcade PCB
Gameplay Info
Next pieces 1
Playfield dimensions 20hx10w
Hold piece No
Hard drop Yes (Sonic Drop)
Rotation system
Arika tgm2 gameselect.jpg Arika tgm2 ingame.jpg

Tetris The Absolute The Grand Master 2 is the second arcade game in Arika's TGM series. Shortly after it was released Arika offered a free upgrade to a PLUS version, which added TGM mode and the famous Death Mode while also creating quite possibly the longest official title for a Tetris game ever: Tetris The Absolute The Grand Master 2 PLUS.

Game Modes


Normal mode behaves just like Master mode in speed and timing, but stops at level 300. At levels 100 and 200 a special item block (also found in versus play) is given to the player. "Free Fall", which moves all blocks in the field down through holes (like gravity being turned on) is given at 100 and "Del Even" which clears every other row throughout the field is given at 200. The credit roll challenge is a slow 20g, but playing through it is not required for a "Clear".


Master mode is Arika's upgrade to the original Tetris The Grand Master gameplay and behaves very much like that game. One of the most important differences is that the speeds continue to increase throughout the 500