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Mortal Kombat, Super Mario Kart, and More Inducted Into Video Game Hall of Fame

Matthew Byrd May 6, 2019

The latest round of video game Hall of Fame inductees includes Mortal Kombat, Super Mario Kart, and a couple of surprises.

Mortal Kombat, Super Mario Kart, Microsoft Solitaire, and Colossal Cave Adventure are the latest inductees into the Video Game Hall of Fame. 

Mortal Kombat is the debatable highlight of this particular class. While some will (rightfully) argue that the original Mortal Kombat isn't as smooth or deep as some of its genre competition at the time, Mortal Kombat's extreme violence helped kickstart a debate that only made the game more popular. Besides, as representatives from the Video Game Hall of Fame point out, Mortal Kombat's legacy is more about the wonderful cast of characters it introduced and the incredible world it laid the foundation for. 

Super Mario Kart is probably the second most obvious candidate. It's sometimes easy to forget how popular Mario Kart

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