Latest Alexey Pajitnov Stories

2010-01-21 15:30:00

Tetris has become the best-selling mobile game after reaching the mark of 100 million paid downloads on cell phones around the globe.

2009-06-02 11:00:00

Tetris, the ever-popular puzzle game, is celebrating its 25th year as developers eye its future in a plethora of new devices.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.