The Irate Gamer
Why did Nintendo decide to release a "Tetris" of their own, too? Did they want to expand on the existing concept or did they just have something to prove? Well, "Tetris" was created by a guy in Russia in 1985. The game quickly crossed into other countries while the copyrights of the game were poorly being kept track of. Four years later, over a dozen companies claimed to have the exclusive rights to produce "Tetris", one of them being Atari. After a few legal battles, the courts finally decided...