Ralph Baer, inventor of the first home console system, has died aged 92.
Baer, who died on Saturday at his home in Manchester, New Hampshire, created the Magnavox Odyssey, the world's first commercial home video game console, an invention that led many to call him "The Father of Video Games".
The console was first demonstrated in April 1972 and released in August that year after American electronics company Magnavox picked up the license. According to a New York Times obituary it sold 130,000 in its first year on sale. By 1975 it had sold 330,000.
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