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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 01: Janelle Grace plays "Pac-Man" which is one of the 14 video games that are part of the exhibiton "Applied Designs" during the "Applied Design" press preview at The Museum of Modern Art on March 1, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

The 2022 inductees for the 2022 World Video Game Hall of Fame have been announced!  There are 4 games going in this year, “Ms. Pac-Man”, “Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time”, “Sid Meier’s Civilization”, and “Dance Dance Revolution!”

“Ms. Pac Man” was released in 1982, “Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time” in 1998, “Sid Meier’s Civilization” in 1991, & “Dance Dance Revolution” in 1998!

To be inducted into the World Video Game HOF, you need to meet 4 requirements. 1. Game needs to have an iconic status, 2. The longevity of the game, meaning it wasn’t a fad. 3. The audience it reaches. How wide around the world has it reached. 4. The influence, whether that’s in pop culture or with the development of future games.