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June 13th, 2009
09:11 AM ET

Tetris Turns 25


Is Tetris – one of the most addictive video games ever – headed for the Olympics? It is if the owners have anything to say about it.

On the 25th anniversary of Tetris, CNN’s Josh Levs interviews the game’s creator and the CEO of Blue Planet Software about what’s ahead.

Check out the video to see our imagining of what 3-D Tetris might look like! You can also read more here.


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  1. Charlie Erickson

    I played it a few times when it first came out. It was okay, but I never really got into it. My wife, on the other hand...........................

    Charlie.

    June 13, 2009 at 1:29 pm |
  2. Rob

    Twenty years ago, on my children's Nintendo, I became addicted to Tetris, and that addiction I credit with allowing me to quit another very serious addiction, that was smoking cigarettes. I needed two hands to play. Sorry Marlboro!!

    June 13, 2009 at 2:47 pm |
  3. frank

    I used to work at Edwards AFB. We thought at the time that Tetris was a Communist plot to keep us from doing meaningful work. Boy was it played on a lot of computers back then.

    Almost as much as Leisure Suit Larry.....

    And now you know why the government cracked down on computer usage.

    June 13, 2009 at 4:47 pm |
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