Video Game Hall of Fame

Video Game Hall of Fame

The Strong Museum in Rochester, home of the National Toy Hall of Fame, has announced the creation of the World Video Game Hall of Fame. “Electronic games have changed how people play, learn and connect with each other, including across boundaries of culture and geography,” said museum President G. Rollie Adams.  Unsaid: Games now earn more money than recorded music or Hollywood films, about $21 Billion in 2013.

You can nominate significant arcade, console, computer, hand-held and mobile games here until March 31, 2015. An international panel will choose the annual inductees.

The museum collects and preserves video games and artifacts through its International Center for the History of Electronic Games. The collection includes more than 55,000 video games and artifacts, personal papers and corporate records that document video games the history.


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Image (“Video Game Hall of Fame”) by Mike Licht. Download a copy here. Creative Commons license; credit Mike Licht,

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