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World Video Game Hall of Fame Announces 2018 Finalists

The winners will be inducted May 3 at a ceremony at the hall of fame, which is inside The Strong museum in Rochester

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    Also announced Tuesday are: "Asteroids," ''Call of Duty," ''Dance Dance Revolution," ''Final Fantasy VII," ''Half-Life," ''King's Quest," ''Metroid," ''Minecraft," ''Spacewar!," and "Tomb Raider."

    The World Video Game Hall of Fame has named 12 finalists for the class of 2018, including "Ms. Pac-Man" and "John Madden Football."

    Also announced Tuesday are: "Asteroids," ''Call of Duty," ''Dance Dance Revolution," ''Final Fantasy VII," ''Half-Life," ''King's Quest," ''Metroid," ''Minecraft," ''Spacewar!," and "Tomb Raider."

    New this year, the hall is inviting gamers to weigh in on which ones to induct. Online balloting closes April 4.

    A panel of experts will vote as well.

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    The winners will be inducted May 3 at a ceremony at the hall of fame, which is inside The Strong museum in Rochester.

    Electronic games of all types — arcade, console, computer, handheld and mobile — are eligible. Honorees are recognized for their popularity over time and influence on other games and pop culture.