Today's Hard|Forum Post
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Thursday May 05, 2016

2016 World Video Game Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The National Museum of Play has announced the 2016 inductees into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. Of the fifteen finalists, only six made the final cut, including Grand Theft Auto III, Space Invaders, and The Sims.

The games in the second class of The Strong’s World Video Gamed Hall of Fameآ® span multiple decades, countries of origin, and gaming platforms, but all have significantly affected the video game industry, popular culture, and society in general. Grand Theft Auto III, The Legend of Zelda, The Oregon Trail, The Sims, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Space Invaders have been selected from a field of 15 finalists that also included Elite, Final Fantasy, John Madden Football, Minecraft, Nأ¼rburgring, Pokأ©mon Red and Green, Sid Meier’s Civilization, Street Fighter II, and Tomb Raider.