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columns game

Stack falling jewels in a Tetris-like puzzle game and create a chain of three or more jewels to earn points in this fun retro puzzle game – Columns! Connect the same jewels and symbols and try to earn as many points as possible.

Columns is a match-three puzzle game created back in 1989 for the SEGA Megadrive. The game was one of the many Tetris-like tile matching puzzle game that appeared after the success of Tetris back in the 80s. Gameplay is similar to Tetris in many aspects but, but you only need to match 3 of the same colored jewel to take it out of the play. Same symbols can be connected vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. Connected symbols and jewels will disappear from the game and giving you points. As the game progresses, the fall of the jewel becomes faster. The game ends when the player can no longer keep up with the game and the screen is filled with jewels.

Click inside the screen to activate controls

Arrow Keys – Directional Buttons / Movement
Press “Z” Key – A button
Press “X” Key – B button
Space – Select
Enter – Start

To save your game:hover over the emulator screen and use the icons to save your progress.
Down arrow icon (save), Up arrow icon (load).

There have been 8 likes from 12 votes on this game.

Game Controls

Click screen to activate.
    = Directions
Z = A   X = B   C = C
A = X   S = Y   D = Z
 enter ↵  = Start
  space   = Mode

Game Reviews


Play Columns game online in your browser free of charge on Arcade Spot. Columns is a high quality game that works in all major modern web browsers. This online game is part of the Arcade, Puzzle, Emulator, and SEGA gaming categories. Columns has 8 likes from 12 user ratings. If you enjoy this game then also play games Columns III - Revenge of Columns and Columns Crown. Arcade Spot brings you the best games without downloading and a fun gaming experience on your computers, mobile phones, and tablets. New arcade games and the most popular free online games are added every day to the site.