Ralph Baer
Guy Lochhead, 29/08/10
‘The Father of Video Games’. German American video game pioneer who invented the first ever home console for video games (the Magnavox Odyssey, or, as he initially called it, the ‘Brown Box’). The console was released in 1972. He also invented the first ever console peripheral – a light gun. Baer’s contributions to the video game industry are huge, but they’re not that big in the wider world, as contributions go…

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