S5E2 – “TETRIS” (GameBoy, 1989)

“From Russia with Fun!” – slogan for Tetris on the GameBoy 

On today’s episode, we’re talking TETRIS! The addicting puzzle game first created by Russian programmer, Alexey Pajitnov, which debuted to western audiences as a pack-in game with Nintendo’s GameBoy! The club discusses the music, the history behind the game, our nostalgia for it, the dozens of spin offs / copy cats, and of course the all new movie starring Taron Egerton as Henk Rogers. (Now available on Apple Plus!) 

Featured on this episode: 

(Edited by Lokathor and Erik Slader)


  • Tetris: Type-A Music (aka “Korobeiniki”, 1861)
  • All Original Tetris Compositions arranged for Nintendo by Hirokazu Tanaka
  • OC Remix Tracks by Schtiffles and MkVaff
  • “Tetris with Lyrics” clip from Brentalfloss
  • Samples from the “Tetris” (2023) movie soundtrack: Remix of “The Final Countdown” by Europe (1986) and “Holding out for a Hero” by ReN (Japanese version, 2023)
  • The Tetris 99 Theme

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