ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Some popular video games are about to be recognized for their impact on the multibillion-dollar industry.

The World Video Game Hall of Fame is scheduled to induct its Class of 2018 on Thursday.

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The inductees were chosen from among 12 finalists revealed in March at The Strong museum in Rochester, where the hall of fame is housed.

A person plays the Ms. Pac-Man game at the 2004 Toy Industry Association & Toy Wishes Holiday Preview show in New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

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The finalists were: “Ms. Pac-Man,” ”John Madden Football,” ”Asteroids,” ”Call of Duty,” ”Dance Dance Revolution,” ”Final Fantasy VII,” ”Half-Life,” ”King’s Quest,” ”Metroid,” ”Minecraft,” ”Spacewar!,” and “Tomb Raider.”

Electronic games of all types — arcade, console, computer, handheld and mobile — are eligible for the hall. Honorees are recognized for their popularity over time and influence on other games and pop culture.

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