Tetris' Dirty Thirty

Happy birthday to one of the most addictive, most frustrating, most successful games of all time! Tetris turns 30 today so we decided to do a roundup of Tetris trivia, history and funny sh*t to reminisce about the good times spent playing this awesome game.

The Creator - Alexey Pajitnov:

 

The History - Infographic Style:

Some Fun Facts:



 

It's Bomb Proof:

There is a still-working Game Boy at the Nintendo World Store in New York City that survived a bombing in the Gulf War.

Household Items - Because Tetriminos Can Be Functional:

Purchase this Tetris stackable LED desk lamp at Think Geek for 39.99

The Theme Song:

We apologize, now its going to be stuck in your head all day. Here is an awesome metal rendition.

Play It Now, For Free:

Here is a free version of Tetris that plays in your web browser.

http://www.freetetris.org/

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  1. keithm_0245 posted on 06/07/2014 12:09 PM
    Cool article
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