Say Hello to the 2019 Video Game Hall of Fame Inductees

If you didn’t know that an awesome museum in New York state is home to the World Video Game Hall of Fame, you do now! I took a look at this year’s inductees recently on Virtual Bastion.


Last week, The Strong (the National Museum of Play), located in Rochester, New York, announced its newest inductees into World Video Game Hall of Fame®. The museum created this most hallowed of halls, so to speak, in order to acknowledge “individual electronic games of all types—arcade, console, computer, handheld, and mobile—that have enjoyed popularity over a sustained period and have exerted influence on the video game industry or on popular culture and society in general.”1 Since this hall of fame’s establishment in 2015, The Strong has inducted the likes of DOOM, Space Invaders, Tomb Raider, The Legend of Zelda, and over a dozen other beloved and influential titles.  Let’s take a look at who will join the ranks this year! 

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