Tetris, the most popular tile-matching game in the world, was first introduced in the year 1984 by a Russian programmer Alexey Pajitnov. It soon became a huge hit among gamers everywhere and is still played more than one million times in a day! This infographic depicts interesting facts about Tetris game.
The theme song of Tetris is also very popular and is based on an old Russian folk song.
Tetris can be found in almost every video gaming console and devices like mobiles, PDAs, computer systems, etc. More than 75 million products of this game for mobile devices have been sold and the count is growing.
Brain imaging studies published in BMC Research Notes reveal that playing Tetris results in a thicker cortex. It may also improve the efficiency of brain. Effects of playing Tetris for a long period of time include, players coming up with strategies to place everyday things together or dreaming about playing the game.