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How Tetris became the world's favourite computer game

Henk Rogers and Alexey pajitnov, owners of Tetris

In 1984 a Russian scientist invented what would become one of the most popular computer games ever; today it is estimated that at least a billion people have played Tetris. It was created in 1984 by Alexey Pajitnov, a young researcher at Moscow's Academy of Science. Bored by his job in the cybernetics department, he began using his love for mathematical puzzles to create a new computer game.


PC Gaming is Doomed

PC Gaming is Doomed

No, really, it’s going to. I cop it any day now. In fact, it may even have expired by the time you read this introduction. After all, people have been predicting its demise for 20 years now – it’s all piracy this, expensive hardware that, niche appeal this, compatibility problems that… Oh, shuddup.


Brain games may not boost mind power

A new study raises questions about the cognitive usefulness of brain-training computer games.


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