Alexey Pajitnov is a renowned Russian artist and game designer born in 1955. His most notable works include the nationally-beloved game Tetris, which was released on the IBM PC in the 1980s and the arcade game Mirror Magic released in the 1990s. Pajitnov has been credited with the invention of some of the earliest video games, combining computer puzzles with the graphics capabilities of modern computers. His later work has focused on the development of creative apps, including drawing programs and simulations. Pajitnov has also authored several books on the history of computer gaming, and he has lectured at various universities and technology conferences. His achievements have been recognized by the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, which awarded him the Pioneer Award in 2011.
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