gamer culture

This Online Documentary Tells The Story Of Tetris

by Suriel Vazquez on Feb 03, 2018 at 04:30 PM

As one of the most popular and influential games of all time, Tetris has left a lasting impression on the gaming world. Its origin story is well-documented and legend at this point, but the details and background surrounding its creation are fascinating enough to have spawned multiple great documentaries.

The Story of Tetris, a new online documentary from Youtube channel Gaming Historian takes another crack at telling the tale of the world's greatest puzzle game. While many of us might know the story already, the video delves into a few details other tellings gloss over, making for another great story of how the relationship between Russia, The United States, between governments and corporations, and Alexey Pajitnov and his mother lead to a gaming masterpiece.