'Donkey Kong' and other classics added to the Gaming Hall of Fame
Today, Donkey Kong finally gets its due.
The arcade classic is one of four fresh arrivals at the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The full list of new inductees includes Donkey Kong, Halo: Combat Evolved, Pokémon Red and Green, and Street Fighter II.
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A note for confused Pokémon fans: Pokémon Red and Green is the original title of the game you may know better as Pokémon Red and Blue — which was the title used outside of Japan. Notably, this is the first Pokémon game.
The four winners — Red and Green is counted as one — emerge as the winners from a list of 12 nominees. The “losers” — Final Fantasy VII, Wii Sports, Windows Solitaire, Mortal Kombat, Portal, Resident Evil, Myst, and Tomb Raider — all still have a real shot to be inducted with future Hall of Fame classes. Read more…More about World Video Game Hall Of Fame, Gaming, Entertainment, Entertainment, and Gaming
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