The Story of Tetris | Gaming Historian

New viewer? Subscribe! ► http://goo.gl/WCIhMQ In 1984, during the Cold War, a Russian programmer named Alexey Pajitnov created something special: A puzzle game called Tetris. It soon gained a cult following within the Soviet Union. A battle for the rights to publish Tetris erupted when the game crossed the Iron Curtain. Tetris not only took the video game industry by storm, it helped break the boundaries between the United States and the Soviet Union. Intro - 00:00 Part 1: Pajitnov - 01:49 Part 2: Into the West - 10:03 Part 3: The Red Box - 17:19 Part 4: Enter Nintendo - 23:50 Part 5: Capitalism - 33:38 Part 6: Endgame - 44:12 End Credits - 55:38 Special Guests: Lazy Game Reviews - http://www.youtube.com/phreakindee The Completionist - http://www.youtube.com/thecompletionist Tengen advertisement provided by the Video Game History Foundation - https://gamehistory.org/ Telex machine footage - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nHfztP9Qqs Original Tetris footage provided by Sergei Frolov - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0gAgQQHFcQ Support the show on Patreon ► https://goo.gl/pQaU9N Follow Gaming Historian on: Facebook ► https://goo.gl/gEbNvo Twitter ► https://goo.gl/6EJGzg Website ► https://goo.gl/dt5qin

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