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International Video Game Hall of Fame 2021

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By Todd Friedman

The nomination forms are now live on the website and ready to submit. You can go to www.ivghof.info to place your nominations. You can nominate multiple time for multiple categories.  Nominees may be from any country and must be notable Players, Developers, Video Games and Industry leaders. Nominees may be excluded from consideration based on the IVGHOF Code of Ethics.

The nomination deadline for the Class of 2021 Induction is May 15th, 2021.

Categories for this year's class are:

Golden Age Gamer (1970-1989) - A Video Game Player whose accomplishments occurred primarily within the era of the 1970’s and 1980’s.  

1990's Gamer (1990-1999) - A Video Game Player whose accomplishments occurred primarily within the era of the 1990’s.  

2000’s Gamer (2000-Present) - A Video Game Player whose accomplishments occurred primarily within the era of the 2000’s.

Game Developer - Honoring individuals who have shaped the history of the global electronic gaming industry through their historic game creations or technological innovations.

Industry Leader - Honoring individuals who have inspired the growth, vitality, and prosperity of the global electronic gaming industry through their business wisdom and creative vision.

Golden Age Game - Video Game published between 1970-1989

1990’s Era Game - Video Game published between 1990-1999

2000’s Era Game - Video Game published between 2000-Present

Special Awards:

Community Action Award - Community action changes people’s lives for the better, embodies the spirit of hope and improves communities. The recipient of this award has demonstrated their dedication to that purpose.

Walter Day Lifetime Achievement Award - This award honors individuals that have served the electronic gaming industry over the course of a long career, enriching the industry with their contributions, strong leadership, and creative vision.

Click here to go to Nomination page


Mexico Trading Card Ceremony LIVE FEED Oct. 10th, 2020

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By Todd Friedman
Here is the link to the live feed that was held on October 10th, 2020 ___________________________________________________________________________ MEXICAN TRADING CARD AWARD CEREMONIES, Saturday, October 10th, 2020 at 7:30 PM CST. Ceremonies to...

Where's Walter

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By Todd Friedman
In celebration of the Galaxies of Gaming event at Ottumwa Old School Arcade in Quincy Place Mall on Sunday, October 6th, 2019, cutouts of Walter Day have been placed in 16 local businesses. From September 5th to October 6th, pick up a passport at ...

International Video Game Hall of Fame Nomination Forms

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By Todd Friedman
Submissions for the International Video Game Hall of Fame Class of 2019 are now open.  As the preeminent voice, The International Video Hall of Fame respectfully requests your nominations for our Hall of Fame Induction.  IVGHOF Committe...

Video Game Summit - July 14th, 2018

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By Todd Friedman
Remember how much fun you used to have playing Atari, Nintendo and all kinds of games on your computer? Well, you will have the rare opportunity to play these great games again at the Video Game Summit, Chicago's premier video game trade show. In ...

ICON 2016

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By Michelle Ireland
Special Thanks to everyone on such a great event. https://sway.com/Q6ObrxNESfFbEadB       ICON 2016: Homecoming is less than a month away! Check out our links below to make the most of your trip to The Video Game Capital of ...
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