By Norman Chan

As engrossing as the King of Kong.

Playing to Lose, Chris Higgins' profile of Tetris players competing at the highest level at the 2012 Classic Tetris World Championship is an engrossing read. Originally published in issue 7 of Marco Arment's iOS-only The Magazine app, the report tells of the story of two friends each striving to achieve the maximum high score in the NES version of Tetris: 999,999. The feat has only be accomplished seven times.