The Tetris Effect
The Tetris Effect: The Game that Hypnotized the World is the definitive telling of one of the most fascinating stories in videogame history. The story of how the most instantly recognizable video game ever made, came from humble Russian roots to spread across the world as one of the most popular games in video game history. Created in 1984, by an obscure Soviet programmer, working on frail, antiquated computers, Tetris went on to become one of the most profitable video games of all time. The book also describes the game´s UK & US investors, its therapeutic psychological effect, being sold to Nintendo, as well as its design, success, and geometric perfection.
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