It’s that time of year again when The Strong Museum announces its ‘World Video Game Hall of Fame’ finalists and by 2023 there have been two Nintendo classics nominated.
First up is the Wii launch title from 2006, Wii Sports, which packs five motion-control sports into one collection, and then, we have Rare’s licensed N64 shooter from 1997, GoldenEye 007. As awesome as they are These two titles, too, are up against some serious competition.
Other nominees include the following games: id Software’s influential FPS Quake, Microsoft’s legendary RTS age of empirespossibly the best cod- call of duty 4 modern warfarelong-lasting AEs fifa series, the mobile sensation angry Birds2K is very popular nba series, Naughty Dog’s PlayStation success story The last of us1996 hit barbie fashion designerthe 1981 fantasy RPG pioneer sorcery and the first commercial video game computer space – dating from 1971.
You can vote once a day, and the three games that receive the most public votes will be submitted on one ballot to join the other “top three submissions” by members of the National Selection Advisory Committee. The final members will be revealed on May 4th. These are the criteria on which the final selections are based:
“The World Video Game Hall of Fame at The Strong recognizes electronic games of all kinds that have enjoyed popularity for an extended period of time and have exerted influence on the video game industry or popular culture and society at large” .
Selected titles will be existing members such as Animal Crossing, Super Mario Bros., Street Fighter II, Minecraft, and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. You can view past members on The Strong National Museum of Play website.