DID YOU KNOW?
Did you know that there was an average of 164.9 million mobile phone gamers in the United States alone as of 2015? It is also anticipated that by 2020, the number of mobile gamers in the United States will increase to 213 million. In 1994, the first known mobile game was released on a device called Hagenuk MT-2000. Because of the popularity of Tetris at that time, the brand chose this game when they released Hagenuk MT-2000.
Tetris as a tile-matching puzzle video game which was designed and programmed by a Russian computer software designer Alexey Pajitnov. Tetris came from the word "tennis" which is Pajitnov's favorite game, and from the Latin word "tetra" which means four. This game is also the first video game that had been in space. Live Science claims that it was in 1993 when a "Russian cosmonaut Aleksandr Serebrov brought his Nintendo Game Boy and Tetris cartridge aboard the Soyuz TM-17 rocket on a Russian mission to the space station Mir." Meanwhile, a study from the University of Iowa shows that playing mobile games helps keep your brain sharp as you age. In addition, a study by Twitch shows that gamers are more likely to live socially active lives, more optimistic, and more successful than those who are not gamers.