Tetris father Aleksey Pazhitnov spoke about Tetris 99 and praised Nintendo for creating Switch

Alexey Pazhitnov created one of the most important and influential games of all time. Over the past few decades legendary Tetris was released on many different platforms in different formats, and one of the most interesting to date with confidence can be called Tetris 99.

Released last year exclusively for Nintendo switch The project, developed with the support of a Japanese company, unexpectedly absorbed the elements of the battle royale genre popular today, thereby refreshing and revealing the gameplay familiar to millions of players in a new way.

Portal Journalists USgamer decided to ask Pazhitnov himself about the project, and as it turned out, he was delighted with him.

‚ÄúTetris 99 is just a great game. The concept of a single Tetris has settled down over the years. It’s good, and we just adapt the project to new interfaces. But for two-player modes and serious multiplayer rivalry, there are several problems that need to be overcome. I really I want Tetris to establish itself as an eSports. We are moving in this direction very slowly, but surely, “said the author of the original Tetris, commenting on Tetris 99.

In addition, he praised herself Nintendo switchNoting the merits of the Japanese company in developing a hybrid console, he also admitted that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is his favorite platform game. The programmer called the only insignificant shortcoming for himself that his son often borrowed a console from him without demand, leaving Pazhitnov himself for a while with nothing.

With Nintendo Pazhitnov associated an important stage in life. It was the Japanese company that became one of the key tools for popularizing Tetris all over the world, when it got the rights to the license and released its game for the original Game boy. It has sold over 30 million copies.

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