In part 1 we have introduced to you 12 games in the list of 24 games honored at the Museum of Fame – World Video Game Hall of Fame. In this part 2 we will continue to come to the names that have made the history of the world game industry.
Each of the games below, although there are not well-known names, has brought a lot of interesting things and determines the trend of the development of current titles. With a quite simple and classic start, but having a game has created countless surprises as well as a strong influence on other industries such as comic books, novels, movies, etc.
24 games were honored at the Game Hall of Fame
13. Donkey Kong (released 1981, honored 2017)
Donkey Kong is a video game that has also brought a lot of fame for Nintendo and it has stepped over the shadow of Super Mario very strongly, now Donkey Kong and Mario are two symbols of Nintendo’s golden egg. . Game Donkey Kong has a fast, powerful, yet very simple gameplay. Perhaps that was what made Donkey Kong so successful and it became the subject of The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters 2016.
Halo: Combat Evolved is a pirated shooter from Microsoft released in 2001, not a leading name for the trend of FPS games, but the influence of Halo: Combat Evolved is enormous. Game Halo: Combat Evolved has brought great feelings for players and is considered the most attractive console game so far. Surely many people know that the Halo universe in Halo: Combat Evolved is the endless inspiration for today’s science fiction movies, comic books. And few know that the main AI character in Halo: Combat Evolved has been named for Microsoft’s current virtual assistant Cortana – Cortana.
15. Pokémon Red and Green (1996 release, honor 2017)
If you are a fan of Pokemon then you should know that it was Pokémon Red and Green that brought these monsters to the game world. The image of 151 monsters in Pokémon Red and Green opens up the most attractive game trend today. Immediately after being released, there were a series of famous comic books and cartoons that put Pokemon images on their works. It can be said that Pokemon is the most prestigious game image today, it is the decisive factor to the success of the game Pokemon Go. Therefore, Pokémon Red and Green absolutely deserves to be honored in the prestigious game museum in the world.
16. Street Fighter II (released in 1991, honored 2017)
Street Fighter II is a fighting action game that is loved by the resistance it brings. With style fighting game 1 vs 1 street. From the very first days of the launch, Street Fighter II made a strong impression, creating a real competition among participants that not all games can do. That has created a great inspiration for later fighting games.
17. Final Fantasy VII (released in 1997, in honor of 2018)
Final Fantasy VII is a very popular Japanese role-playing game, until now Final Fantasy is still the top-selling series in the gaming market. It can be said that so far, there is not a series of games that can build a beautiful virtual world like Final Fantasy VII. Images of the characters in Final Fantasy VII have become an endless inspiration for movies today. This is one of the first games to set foot on the 3D graphics platform with completely 3D characters and scenes.
18. John Madden Football (1988 released, honoring 2018)
John Madden Football is a soccer game developed by EA with John Madden image that has become familiar to those who love this series. It can be said that John Madden Football opened a new era for EA and created the foundation for today’s sports game line with comprehensive camera angles. Although this video game has a quite classic image, no one can deny it is a sports game that not only creates trends but also helps broadcasters to make positive changes to the current football angle. now on.
19. Spacewar! (released in 1962, honored 2018)
Surely this is not a popular name but Spacewar! It is the game that lays the foundation for the history of the game industry. Spacewar! Was the first video game developed by Steve Russell, a student at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Game Spacewar! has simulated the battle of two planes in space revolving around a star because of its gravity.
20. Tomb Raider (released in 1996, in honor of 2018)
Tomb Raider is the first 3D adventure game to open a new era for this series. Game Tomb Raider has become the subject of movies, comics, and even novels. The image of Lara Croft has reached out from the gaming industry to become the biggest female lead of the movie of the same name released in 2018.
21. Colossal Cave Adventure (released in 1976, in honor of 2019)
Colossal Cave Adventure is a text adventure game, at first many people will not think this is a game because on the screen with the rather fuzzy images and the words. We will search for the treasure and escape from the dark cave according to the selection on the screen. The structure of Colossal Cave Adventure helps developers figure out how to build interactive experiences that fuel player imagination.
22. Microsoft Solitaire (released in 1990, honored 2019)
Surely for those who play card games all know the default presence of Microsoft Solitaire on the Windows operating system. Microsoft Solitaire is not the first card game, but it is the card game that has dominated the world for a long time and attracted tens of millions of players. Up to now, Microsoft Solitaire has been released for about 30 years, but it has never become outdated compared to today’s card games.
23. Mortal Kombat (released in 1992, in honor of 2019)
Mortal Kombat is a 1-on-1 fighting game, at the time of its release Mortal Kombat received countless protests by violent, gore images. However, it was the appearance of Mortal Kombat that created the later game content ratings. Mortal Kombat game is still one of the most anticipated annual game series, Mortal Kombat 11 game version was released not long ago.
24. Super Mario Kart (released in 1992, in honor of 2019)
Super Mario Kart is not Nintendo’s most popular name, but it is the game that brings the highest revenue for this publisher. Super Mario Kart game is a combination of conventional and competitive racing, bringing an extremely enjoyable experience for players. Game Super Mario Kart was also one of the first racing games to allow two players to play at the same time by splitting the screen.
Above are the next 12 games in the list of 24 games in the top games honored at the museum of fame. Hopefully these classic names will remind you of the familiar images and visualize the history of the world gaming industry.
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