Game Trivia

This was one of the Game Boy's launch titles, and eventually became its best-selling game.

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Tetris was designed to be a multiplayer puzzle game. Accordingly, this was the first game to utilize the the original Game Boy Link Cable, years before it was popularized by Pokemon.

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Tetris is Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak's favorite game. He was so good, he'd send his high scores in to Nintendo Power and repeatedly get the top score. When the magazine stopped accepting his wins, he'd send in his scores under Evets Kainzow (his name reversed) to get them published.

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Tetris pioneered Falling Blocks puzzle games. And also the "simple puzzle" genre.

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Connection to Other Media

The Type C theme is an arranged version of French Suite No. 3 in B minor, BWV 814: Menuet by Johann Sebastian Bach.

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The Type A theme is an instrumental arrangement of Korobeiniki, a 19th century Russian folk song.

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