The Strong National Museum of Play in New York has announced the 12 finalists who could become part of the 2022 World Video Game Hall of Fame, next May. The list includes names like Assassin’s Creed, Candy Crash and more.
Here is the list of 12 finalists who could become part of the 2022 World Video Game Hall of Fame:
- Assassin’s Creed
- Candy Crush Saga
- Dance Dance Revolution
- The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
- Ms. Pac-Man
- NBA Jam
- PaRappa the Rapper
- Resident Evil
- Sid Meier’s Civilization
- Words with Friends
This year’s 12 finalists showcase the variety and depth of the video game world,” said Jon-Paul C. Dyson , director of The Strong’s International Center for the History of Electronic Games, in a press release. “There are real icons like Ms. Pacman, industry-changing games like Rogue, and smartphone games that have made hundreds of millions of players, like Candy Crush Saga and Words with Friends.
The aforementioned games were selected from thousands of applications received by the organization. Fans also have the opportunity to vote for their favorite game from the list by March 24, 2022, in the “Player’s Choice” section on the official website.
The three games that receive the most votes from the public will form a ballot and join the other ballots submitted by members of the International Selection Advisory Committee,” the museum wrote. The committee is made up of journalists and industry experts. Final candidates will be announced on Thursday 5th May.