A computer game created in the 1980's by Alex Pajitnov (Pazhitnov), Dmitry Pavlovsky, and Vadim Gerasimov.
The game involves forming complete lines using items of various shapes across a rectangle gaming board, while avoiding going over the top of the board.
At the time of its release, many American's believed it was a Soviet Cold War-era plot designed to distract American youth from more productive activities.
After spending the weekend playing Tetris, Dave and John realized that they were not prepared for their Chemistry Exam.
January 05, 2005