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tlr online
01-10-04, 13:51
Starting today, gamers from around the globe can cast their official vote for Walk of Game, the industry's first physical landmark honoring video game icons and the impact they have had on the entertainment industry.
Between October 1 and October 31, 2004, game enthusiasts will visit www.walkofgame.com (http://www.walkofgame.com) to cast their votes in the categories of "Game/Character" and "Lifetime Achievement." The top four games/characters and the top two lifetime achievers will be inducted into Walk of Game and have a 24"x24", customized, brushed-steel star installed on the floors of Metreon. The results of the voting will be announced in November 2004, with groundbreaking in 2005.

Gamers will vote from a list of nominees compiled from a survey of industry members, and technology, entertainment, and gaming media.

The 2004 Walk of Game nominees are:

Lifetime Achievement

Nolan Bushnell: Pong; Shigeru Miyamoto: Donkey Kong, Mario, and Zelda; Sid Meier: Pirates!, Red Storm Rising, and F-19 Stealth Fighter; Will Wright: Sim City and The Sims; and Yu Suzuki: Outrun, Shenmue and Virtua Fighter.

Games/Characters

Donkey Kong, Doom, Final Fantasy, Grand Theft Auto, Half-Life, Halo, Lara Croft (Tomb Raider), Link (The Legend of Zelda), Mario, Master Chief (Halo), Max Payne, Mortal Kombat, Ms. Pac-Man, Myst, Pac-Man, Parappa the Rapper, Pong, Resident Evil, Ryu (Street Fighter), Sonic the Hedgehog, Star Wars, Street Fighter, Tetris, Yorda (Ico), and Zelda (The Legend of Zelda).

TheEveningStar
01-10-04, 14:05
I did my part...it was a hard decition to make...but i hope they win... http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/thumb.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-5.gif

are we allowed to post the rankins here tlr???

tlr online
01-10-04, 14:08
Yup. Sure thing. Tomb Raider Chronicles will be supporting the vote. http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/wave.gif

TheEveningStar
01-10-04, 14:14
Ok... here it goes...the ranking...i will be updating this post with new info...

Favorite Game/Character
Donkey Kong-------------------------9
Ms. Pac-Man---------------------------7
Sonic the Hedgehog---------------5
Mario-------------------------------------5
Tetris------------------------------------5
Final Fantasy---------------------------4
Grand Theft Auto-------------------4
Pac-Man--------------------------------4
Parappa the Rapper-----------------4
Pong-------------------------------------4
Half-Life---------------------------------3
Zelda (The Legend of Zelda)-----3
Link (The Legend of Zelda)-------3
Star Wars-------------------------------2
Street Fighter-------------------------1
Myst--------------------------------------1
Resident Evil---------------------------1
Lara Croft (Tomb Raider)----------1
Mortal Kombat------------------------1
Doom------------------------------------1

Lifetime Achievement
Shigeru Miyamoto------------14
Nolan Bushnell-----------------7
Will Wright----------------------5
Yu Suzuki-----------------------4
Sid Meier------------------------4

[ 01. October 2004, 15:18: Message edited by: TheEveningStar ]

IvAngelOfDarknessvI
01-10-04, 21:11
Oh whatever! Halo sucks compared to Tomb Raider and Resident Evil...Obviously, not enough ppl know about this poll.... http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-1.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-1.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-1.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-1.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-1.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-1.gif http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-1.gif

Soma Holiday
01-10-04, 21:19
I'll have to correct your statement. Because I absolutely love Tomb Raider, but the game isn't as good as Halo.

Lara Croft is better than Master Chief though. He barely ever talks.

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