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"Father of Videogames" Ralph Baer to Receive Pioneer Award; Ambassador Award to be Given to IGDA Executive Director Jason Della Rocca

Game Developer Choice AwardsThe Game Developers Choice Awards have named the recipients of two of the special awards. Electronic engineer Ralph Baer, known to many as the “Father of Video Games” for inventing the first home video game system, commercialized as the Magnavox Odyssey game system, will receive the Pioneer Award; and Jason Della Rocca, Executive Director of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA), a professional society committed to advancing the careers and enhancing the lives of game developers, will receive the Ambassador Award. Find out more at

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