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Zelda, Sonic And More Inducted Into Video Game Hall Of Fame

by Mike Guarino

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The second annual video game hall of fame took place recently, adding another batch of games that stand as some of the best and most influential of all time. There were a total of 6 games that ended up being inducted this round, which were taken from a list of 15 finalists.

The 6 games that got inducted were the following:

  • Grand Theft Auto III
  • The Legend of Zelda
  • The Oregon Trail
  • The Sims
  • Sonic the Hedgehog
  • Space Invaders

The 9 other games that didn’t make the cut were the following:

  • John Madden Football
  • Elite
  • Final Fantasy
  • Minecraft
  • Nurburgring
  • Pokemon Red and Green
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization
  • Street Fighter II
  • Tomb Raider

The game’s inducted this year join the 6 that were inducted last year, which were the following:

  • Pong
  • Pac-Man
  • DOOM
  • Tetris
  • World of Warcraft
  • Super Mario Bros.

The inductees were announced during a ceremony at The Strong museum on Thursday, May 5th. The games that didn’t get in this round still have a shot at getting in next time, which was the case with some of this year’s inductees like The Legend of Zelda and Sonic the Hedgehog.

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