We already know what the video games have been selected to become part of the World Video Game Hall of Fame this year, a show reserved for very few releases at The Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, located in the state of New York
Chosen from a shortlist of 12 candidates, the organization has chosen to stay with Colossal Cave Adventure (1974) and its contribution to lay the foundations of the adventure genre, Super Mario Kart (1992) and the beginning of To bet for the game between family and friends of all the ages during the three decades, Solitaire of Windows (1991) and its impulse to the casual games of so recognized importance in the actuality, and, finally, Mortal Kombat (1992) and the beginning of a saga with genuine stories and characters that have made players come back again and again.
The video game’s Hall of Fame jury chooses your select ones mbros taking into account the impact of these on the industry and popular culture as well as its popularity over time and the entire world geography. Among those already present from other years are Donkey Kong, Doom, GTA III, Halo: Combat Evolved, The Oregon Trail, The Legend of Zelda, Pac-Man, Red / Green Pokémon, Pong, The Sims, Sonic the Hedgehog, Space Invaders , Street Fighter II, Super Mario Bros., Tetris and World of Warcraft.
Those who would have waited for the year were the rest of the nominees, a shortlist where there were heavyweights like Half-Life or Sid Meier’s Civilization.