Mortal Kombat, the popular and influential game has been nominated to the World Video Game Hall of Fame on last Thursday among other titles.
The World Video Game Hall of Fame is held at The Strong National Museum of play in Rochester, New York, and acknowledges individual electronic titles of all sorts, inclusive of the console, computer, arcade, mobile, and handheld. The hall indicates draftees with input from scholars, journalists and others with video game knowledge.
Along with Mortal Kombat, ‘Super Mario Kart’, ‘Microsoft Solitaire’ and also ‘Colossal Cave adventure’ enlisted as part of the 2019 collection.
Mortal Kombat Nominated for the World Video Game Hall of Fame
The Strong said about the inductees that they all have permanently put their mark over the video game industry, on the popular culture and on ‘society in general.’ These games have stretched over more than one decades, gaming platforms and countries of provenance.
The draftees were recognized for their ‘impacts on video gaming and pop culture’, to which their popularity over the years and all over the world was added.
The World Video Game Hall of Fame 2019 class had twelve qualifying titles. The finalists earned nominations on the number of thousands from more than 100 states. The titles must’ve had been around for a long time, be geographical spread, and have the influence to be considered. They had to achieve cultural icon rank as well.
The full list of the finalists is as it follows:
- “Candy Crush”
- “Colossal Cave Adventure”
- “Dance Dance Revolution”
- “Microsoft Windows Solitaire”
- “Mortal Kombat”
- “NBA 2K”
- “Sid Meier’s Civilization”
- “Super Mario Kart”
- “Super Smash Bros. Melee”
Some of the antecedent draftees at The World Video Game Hall of Fame 2019 also include the following game titles: ‘Donkey Kong,’ ‘Final Fantasy VII,’ ‘The Oregon Trail,’ ‘Doom,’ and also the well-known title ‘The Legend of Zelda.’
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