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Jewels for Palm OS ReviewDuring the 16-bit console wars of the early ‘90s, Sega’s answer to Nintendo’s Tetris juggernaut was a game called Columns. While it essentially mimicked the basic premise of Tetris, Columns did provide a few unique twists. Instead of focusing on rotating geometric shapes, Columns dealt with arranging multi-colored jewels into matching patterns. The color screen of Sega’s Game Gear portable console made this color-centric gameplay possible, whereas the Gameboy’s monochrome LCD was better suited to the gameplay of Tetris. While Columns was mostly ignored by the critics as one of dozens of Tetris-inspired kockoffs, the game developed something of a cult following. Read on for the full review...
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freakout @ 1/19/2007 9:39:20 AM # Q
I always liked Columns, especially the Game Gear version. What I didn't like so much was when the Game Gear's batteries gave out in the middle of a game...

Ah, Sega. I miss them. The Microsoft vs. Sony console war doesn't have anywhere near the fun of the Sega vs. Nintendo battle. Back then it was about the games, not the machines...

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