Comments on: E3: Hey Tetris guy — did you get paid? http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/06/03/hey-tetris-guy-did-you-get-paid/ Where media and technology meet Wed, 16 Nov 2016 08:48:25 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Stephen http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/2009/06/03/hey-tetris-guy-did-you-get-paid/#comment-359357 Wed, 03 Jun 2009 15:13:23 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/mediafile/?p=17160#comment-359357 I actually saw a documentary on this a while back. Evidently, it was a really big deal. One of the guys responsible for licensing the game to foreign companies on behalf of the Soviets was threatened to close a deal with a Japanese firm or else. All sorts of legal and political wrangling, as well as a fair amount of international espionage, were involved.

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