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Mortal Kombat, Tomb Raider Among World Video Game Hall of Fame Finalists


In case you didn't know, there is a World Video Game Hall of Fame, and the finalists to make it this year probably include some of your favorites.

Mortal Kombat, Tomb Raider, Donkey Kong, Pokemon Red and Green and "Microsoft Windows Solitaire" are among the 12 finalists for the World Video Game Hall of Fame's class of 2017.

The nominees are rounded out by Final Fantasy VII, Myst, Halo: Combat Evolved, Resident Evil, Portal, Street Fighter II and Wii Sports.

The Video Game Hall of Fame inducted its first class in 2015 and is housed at the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, New York.

Previous inductees include Super Mario Bros., Tetris, Pong, and Pac-Man.

The The winners for the 2017 class will be inducted May 4th.

Read the full story at Rolling Stone.

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