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Smithsonian American Art Museum games display

posted by: BlackYak in Retrogamer Lifestyle
Jun
9
         
 
 
     
 
Act Raisers

Act Raisers

It seems like ages ago when gamers were asked to place their votes to help determine which gaming titles would most likely be included in a Smithsonian American Art Museum display. The new exhibit would honor the most influential games from history. The list is an enigma no longer. Voting ended on April 17 of 2011 and they have been tallied.

You can view the complete list here, but a quick summary will reveal some really awesome golden oldies on the that made it. The voting was done by eras featuring everything from the Atari VCS and Colecovision in Era 1 to Next Gen gaming consoles in Era 5, such as the Wii and the most modern adaptation of Windows. Each system had four categories of gaming: action, adventure, target, and combat/strategy.

Of course, the Super Mario Brothers, Pac-Man and the Legend of Zelda are all going to be there. But the nostalgia bleeds from this list as retro gamers absorb the many golden titles upon it. Attack of the Mutant Camels…classic. Zaxxon…priceless. Pitfall, Star Fox, Sid Meiers’ Pirates and Sim City. DOOM. Even the notable nominations are great, like Nobunaga’s Ambition, ActRaiser, Metroid and Heroes of the Lance.

Five classics from the list will be available for people to play, allowing them a chance to get a feel for the evolution of gaming from era to era. Currently slated for play/display are: Pac-Man, Super Mario Brothers, The Secret of Monkey Island, Myst and World of Warcraft.

Check out the entire list and keep tabs on the display by heading over to its site.

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