'The Tetris Effect' unveils the shady details behind the classic game (Open_Tab)

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You didn't think Tetris was just about blocks, did you? CNET's Dan Ackerman visits the Open_Tab show with Jeff Bakalar and Alfred Ng to discuss his new book, "The Tetris Effect," which spotlights the winners and losers behind the classic game.

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