The news is breaking all over the internet that Ralph Baer, the inventor of the first video game, has passed away at the age of 92.
It’s safe to say that because of what he discovered and invented, it gave a voice to a new generation of interactive games. It’s influence spread across the globe and gave each region a rich, distinct voice when expressing itself through a digital medium like video games. Something we can all be extremely grateful for.
There are some incredible stories and profiles on Baer and here are some that are definitely worth your time as we all honor and remember someone who created an entire industry with two rectangles and a square.