Video Game Hall of Fame: First Inductees

Video Game Hall of Fame: First Inductees

The Strong Museum in Rochester, home of the National Toy Hall of Fame, has announced the first inductees in the World Video Game Hall of Fame: DOOMPac-Man, PongSuper Mario Bros., Tetris, and World of Warcraft.

Electronic games now earn more money than recorded music or Hollywood films, about $21 Billion in 2013.

The Strong 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 the history of video games.

More:

“Video game hall of fame honours Pong, Doom and Super Mario Bros.,” AP via The Guardian

“First inductees into the Video Game Hall Of Fame include Super Mario, Doom, and Tetris,” Sam Barsanti, AV Club

“The Wrong Pac-Man Just Got Into the Video Game Hall of Fame,” Chris Suellentrop, Kotaku

“Here’s how to play the first World Video Game Hall of Fame inductees online,” Elahe Izadi, Washington Post

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