Tetris marks 25 years of success

Posted: June 7, 2009 in Tech

One of the most popular casual computer game ‘Tetris’ celebrated its 25th anniversary last June 6, 2009. Tetris is a simple game that involves the rotation of falling geometric shapes on a rectangular playfield; and completion of horizontal rows of blocks!

Tetris, which was initially released as an IBM computer game, went on to become a worldwide sensation once it came out on Nintendo’s Game Boy system in 1989. As per the Tetris Co. statistics, over 35 million copies have thus far been sold of the Game Boy version of Tetris.

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