In this interview shot at E3, I talk with Alexey Pajitnov the creator or TETRIS on the 30th anniversary of him writing the game.
A lifelong love of puzzles and strategy gaming has led Moscow-born Alexey Pajitnov to worldwide recognition as one of the computer game industry’s most renowned game designers. He is best known as the creator of the Tetris game, which on its 30th anniversary has sold hundreds of millions of copies on over 50 gaming platforms as one of the world’s most popular electronic games. Today, Alexey spends much of his time working with Blue Planet Software, the sole agent for the Tetris franchise, to continue making Tetris branded products exciting and fun for its millions of fans.
In the past 30 years, Alexey has won numerous accolades for game design and his creation of Tetris, including the International Game Developers Association’s First Penguin Award in 2007 for “pioneering the casual games market.” In 2009, Tetris was named the #2 Top Console Game of all time by the Guinness Book of World Records.
Over to Alexey:
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