Gaming History 101

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Mini Podcast: The Story of Tetris

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Tetris has probably one of the most sordid tales about rights management.  This so-called “first game from behind the iron curtain” was one of the most popular and addicting games of the late 1980s.  Even more interesting is the story about how Nintendo snuck in behind a handful of eager parties who got in at the ground floor and secured sole console rights to one of the most money-producing games of all time.


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Written by Fred Rojas

January 18, 2015 at 8:15 pm

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  1. Love this mini cast. I never get tired of hearing about the story of Tetris surprised to learn new facts again.

    jamalais

    January 23, 2015 at 1:59 pm


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