The Father Of Video Games, Ralph Baer, Has Passed Away

Ralph Baer

Some very sad news this evening: Gamasutra reports that Ralph Baer, widely regarded as the father of the video game industry, has passed away at the age of 92.

A renowned inventor, and holder of over 150 patents, Baer’s most famous work was designing the machine that would become the Magnavox Odyssey, the world’s very first home video games console. Every console and handheld that’s come since, well, you can trace it all back to the Odyssey.

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