The World Video Game Hall of Fame, in The Strong museum in Rochester, New York, has inducted a handful of new games into its hall of fame.
Donkey Kong, Halo: Combat Evolved, Pokémon Red and Green, and Street Fighter II have joined 12 other games on a permanent display in the museum’s eGameRevolution exhibit.
They join titles such as Sonic the Hedgehog, The Sims, World of Warcraft, Doom, and Pong.
The Hall was established in 2015 and covers games played in an arcade, on a console, computer, handheld device or mobile phone.
Donkey Kong is Nintendo’s most profitable game to date and Halo has sold over 65 million copies worldwide, these games have certainly earned their place in the Hall of Fame.
The museum selects games based on their continued popularity, geographical reach and their influence on game development, pop culture and entertainment.
This year’s winners were chosen from of 12 finalists which also included Final Fantasy VII and Wii Sports.
They join titles such as Sonic the Hedgehog, The Sims, Doom, Pong and World of Warcraft.
Resident Evil, Tomf Raider and Microsoft’s Solitaire were nominated but failed to make the final list.
Nominations for 2018 inductions are already open and you can cast your vote here