[Worldkings] Top 50 Creative Minds in the World (P. 38) Gabe Newell (USA): The "creative soul" of Valve Corporation transforming the video game industry
(Worldkings.org) Gabe Newell is the co-founder and managing director of Valve Corporation, one of the most successful video game development and distribution companies in the world. Newell has been instrumental in creating some of the most popular and groundbreaking games of all time, including Half-Life, Portal, and Counter-Strike.
[Worldkings] Top 100 pioneers in all fields (P. 69) Ralph Henry Baer (Germany): Father of the video game industry
(Worldkings.org) Ralph Henry Baer is considered to have been the inventor of video games, specifically of the concept of the home video game console. In 1966, while an employee at Sanders Associates, Baer started to explore the possibility of playing games on television screens.
[Worldkings] Top 50 annual creative events in the world (P. 38) Electronic Entertainment Expo (USA): The world's largest video game trade show
(Worldkings.org) Electronic Entertainment Expo is the global video game industry's largest annual trade show and largest gaming conference, organized by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA).
(Worldkings.org) Baer is considered "the Father of Video Games" due to his many contributions to games and helping to spark the video game industry in the latter half of the 20th century.
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