Items tagged with Alexey Pajitnov

One day you're sitting around playing a new game called Tetris and then BAM! -- it's 30 years later in the blink of an eye. So it goes in life that Father Time relentlessly marches on, even when you're too busy to notice. This is our way of saying we can hardly believe it's been a full three decades since Tetris first appeared, but lo and behold, here we are celebrating the title's 30th anniversary. Russian game designer and computer engineer Alexy Leonidovich Pajitnov, now 58 years old, created Tetris while working for the Dorodnitsyn Computer Centre of the Soviet Academy of Sciences. He made the game on an Electronika 60 with help from Dmitry Pavlovsky and Vadim Gerasimov, the latter of which... Read more...