The International Video Game Hall of Fame inducted Jerry Lawson for the Class of 2022, "Walter Day Lifetime Achievement Award".
American electronic engineer, known for his work in designing the Fairchild Channel F video game console.
He was thus dubbed the "father of the videogame cartridge“.
In 1970, created an early coin-operated arcade game called Demolition Derby in his garage.
Responsible for designing the 8-way joystick and a "pause" button, which was a first for a home video game console.
In 1980, Lawson left Fairchild and founded Videosoft, a video game development company th...