Name: Alexey Leonidovich Pajitnov
Born: March 14, 1956
Computer related contributions
- Russian computer engineer.
- Developer of the game Tetris.
- Helped design the puzzles in the Super NES versions of Yoshi's Cookie and designed the game Pandora's Box, which incorporates more traditional jigsaw-style puzzles.
Honors and awards
- Game Developers Choice Awards
- First Penguin Award LARA
- Der Deutsche Games Award