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From a field of 15 finalists including Angry Birds, Legend of Zelda, Oregon Trail, Pokemon, and Space Invaders, six video games have been selected as the first ever inductees into the World Video Game Hall of Fame. Those six games were Pong, Pac-Man, Tetris, Super Mario Bros., DOOM, and Blizzard's own World of Warcraft.

 

The complete press release can be found here. A video of the induction ceremony has also been made available on YouTube:

 

World Video Game Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony 2015

 

On its inductee page, WoW is heralded for being the largest and best-selling MMORPG ever created, and for being empowering to gamers with physical or cognitive disabilities. It also notes over 100 million accounts having been created within WoW over its decade-long history, and highlights the critical significance of having a fee-based subscription model in the era of free-to-play dominance.

 

What do you think of the inaugural inductees? Are there games you would like to see added to that list in the future?

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