Candy Crush vs. Mortal Kombat for Video Game Hall of Fame

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) – Twelve more video games have a shot at joining favorites like “John Madden Football” and “Pac-Man” in the World Video Game Hall of Fame .

The hall announced the finalists for the Class of 2019 Thursday from among thousands of nominees.

They are: “Candy Crush,” ”Centipede,” ”Colossal Cave Adventure,” ”Dance Dance Revolution,” ”Half-Life,” ”Microsoft Windows Solitaire,” ”Mortal Kombat,” ”Myst,” ”NBA 2K,” ”Sid Meier’s Civilization,” ”Super Mario Kart” and “Super Smash Bros. Melee.”

The winners will be inducted May 2 at the hall, housed at The Strong museum in Rochester, New York.

An expert committee will choose the honorees. Fans can weigh in with an online ballot through March 28.

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