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Creator Of Video Game Cartridge Has Died

Creator Of Video Game Cartridge Has Died

Jerry Lawson, the engineer that lead the Fairchild Channel F development team, has died, reports Vintage Computing and Gaming. The Fairchild Channel F became the first cartridge-based video game console when it was released in 1976 and Lawson was instrumental in its design.

DJ Hero’s DJ AM Found Dead In New York

DJ Hero’s DJ AM Found Dead In New York

DJ AM, a playable character in Activision’s forthcoming DJ Hero, was found dead in his Manhattan apartment Friday. Adam Goldstein, as he was known in real life, was a performer with a well-known history of drug addiction, and recovery from it. He was 36.