Year: 1996
System: SNES

Although it bears the Tetris name, Attack has little to do with Alexei Pajitnov’s original game. Instead, Tetris Attack is a Yoshi’s Island-themed match-style battle, where the better your combo score is the more hurt is visited upon your opponent in the form of extra blocks. Aside from the cutesy presentation, Tetris Attack spawned hordes of competition—including the aforementioned Super Puzzle Fighter—but it remains probably the best of its kind.