Ahoy Captain Cats here and today we are going to talk about the class of 2019 for the World Video Game Hall of Fame.

For those who don’t know The World Video Game Hall of Fame was established back in 2015. The Hall of Fame wants to recognize video game from an individual point of view and all types that has to stand the test of time, be an influence in the gaming industry and or pop culture and also in society. Last years class had four inductees as well, and they were Final Fantasy VII, John Madden Football, Spacewar! And Tomb Raider. This years class had to beat some of the most popular games in history, and they were :

  • Candy Crush Saga
  • Centipede
  • Dance Dance Revolution
  • Half-Life
  • Myst
  • NBA 2K
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization
  • Super Smash Bros. Melee

This year class of inductees is the following:

  • Colossal Cave Adventure – a text-based adventure that was introduced to the world in 1976.
  • Microsoft Solitaire – the only card game that comes with every Microsoft OS since 1993.
  • Mortal Kombat – The 1992 fighting game that created the Entertainment Software Rating Board or ESRB for short in 1994.
  • Mario Kart – the game that made the world fall in love with go-kart racing games was released in 1992.

Congratulations to the Class of 2019 of the World Video Game Hall of Fame.