Tetris cartridge for the Game Boy


All original Game Boys were bundled with Tetris, an addictive game developed in 1985 by Russian mathematician Alexey Pazhitnov and assisted by Dmitry Pavlovsky and Vadim Gerasimov. As with the NES, game software was stored on removable cartridges, allowing users to switch games at whim.

Date Made: CA 1985ca 1985

Associated Name: Huynh, RichardMaker: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: Japan

Subject: Games


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Credit Line: Richard Huynh

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2003.0344.02Catalog Number: 2003.0344.02Accession Number: 2003.0344

Object Name: Video Game CartridgeObject Type: Video Game

Measurements: overall: 7 cm x 6.5 cm x 1.5 cm; 2 3/4 in x 2 9/16 in x 9/16 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-35a7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1253119

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