World Video Game Hall of Fame to announce inductees
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) - The World Video Game Hall of Fame is ready to honor a new group of games for their impact on the industry and pop culture over time.
The class of 2019 will be inducted Thursday morning at The Strong museum in Rochester, where the hall of fame is housed.
Officials announced the 12 finalists in March. In the running for induction this year were: "Candy Crush," ''Centipede," ''Colossal Cave Adventure," ''Dance Dance Revolution," ''Half-Life," ''Microsoft Solitaire," ''Mortal Kombat," ''Myst," ''NBA 2K," ''Sid Meier's Civilization," ''Super Mario Kart" and "Super Smash Bros. Melee."
This will be the fifth class to be inducted since the World Video Game Hall of Fame was established in 2015. Last year, "John Madden Football," ''Spacewar!" ''Tomb Raider" and "Final Fantasy VII" were honored.
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