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Tetris celebrates 30 years as the world's favorite puzzle game

After three decades, billions of points and far too many of those useless Z-shaped monstrosities that always arrive at the worst possible moment, the universally-beloved puzzle game Tetris is now celebrating its thirtieth birthday. Originally conceived by Alexey Pajitnov during the final years o...

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Tetris creator debuts iOS puzzler Marbly

This week brings the App Store release of Marbly, an iOS puzzle game designed by famed Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov. Marbly is a match-three puzzler in which the object is to remove all marbles from the game board in as few moves as possible. The game includes over 180 puzzles across three gam...

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Pajitnov has worked to perfect multiplayer Tetris for a decade

Here's a logistical dilemma for the ages: What's the best way to incorporate multiplayer into the fast-paced puzzle action of Tetris? It's a question that's been answered in plenty of the game's incarnations -- but series creator Alexey Pajitnov seems to think that there's still a better way yet to...

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Interview: Alexey Pajitnov, creator of Tetris

Alexey Pajitnov (right) with Dutch games publisher Henk Rogers, who helped place the game on every Game Boy. With Project Natal, Uncharted 2, Metroid: Other M, Scribblenauts, and everything else going on at E3, the 25th anniversary of Tetris almost went unnoticed this past week, which is a re...

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