Game Classification

Tetris Alexei Pazhitnov & Vadim Gerasimov (Russia), AcademySoft CCAS USSR Moscow (Russia), 1984 Play it Now !

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This title is used by the following domains:
  • Entertainment


This title targets the following audience:
Age : 3 to 7 years old / 8 to 11 years old / 12 to 16 years old / 17 to 25 years old / 25 to 35 years old / 35 to 60 years old / below 60 years old
General Public


The gameplay of this title is Game-based
(designed with stated goals)

The core of gameplay is defined by the rules below:

Similar games

Tetris Tetris is a puzzle video game originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov in 1984.
The game (or one of its many variants) is available for nearly every video game console and computer operating system, as well as on devices such as graphing calculators, mobile phones, portable media players, PDAs and even as an Easter egg on non-media products like oscilloscopes.

While versions of Tetris were sold for a range of 1980s home computer platforms, it was the hugely successful handheld version for the Game Boy launched in 1989 that established the reputation of the game as one of the most popular ever.

The goal is of the game is handle falling blocks, called tetriminoes, down into a playing field to make lines.

Distribution : Retail - Commercial
Platform(s) : Amiga - Amstrad CPC - Apple II - Arcade - Atari ST - Browser (Flash) - CD-i - Commodore 64 - Gameboy (GB) - GameBoy Color (GBC) - Genesis (Megadrive) - Macintosh - MSX - NES (Famicom) - PC (Dos) - Playstation (PSX) - TRS-80 Color Computer - WonderSwan Color - ZX Spectrum