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Russell, Bushnell or Baer: Who is the true father of video games?

Video games have become an integral part of human culture and have undoubtedly cemented their place in the corridors of the future. It’s hard for one to even consider that once upon a time, not too long ago, it didn’t even exist. Imagine that, a world totally devoid of this wonderful digital dimension. What sad days they must have been.

But who are we to thank for our beloved past time? What beautiful mind laid the foundation for this great creation?

“Who is the true inventor of video games?”, a question so laden with controversy that, to this day, it is still one of the most heated debates in gaming.

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uth111092d ago

Bushnell is like Henry Ford. He may not have been the first to build a video game, but he's the one who brought it to the masses

yewles11091d ago

I say neither, it's Dennis Ritchie.