Jerry Lawson

Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft can thank a black engineer for interchangeable games: how Jerry Lawson changed the face of the video game industry

  • Lawson oversaw the creation of the Channel F, the first video game console with interchangeable game cartridges
  • One of the few black engineers in the industry at the time, Lawson established the concept of a console that could play an unlimited number of games
Topic |   Video gaming
Jerry Lawson