Alexey Pajitnov

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Alexey PajitnovName: 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.