Iconic Names from Past and Present Compete for Star on San Francisco's Walk of Game: starting 1th October, 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, 2005, game enthusiasts will visit 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.
Gamers will vote from a list of nominees compiled from a survey of industry members, and technology, entertainment, and gaming media.
The 2006 Walk of Game nominees are:
Castlevania, Civilization, Donkey Kong, Doom, EverQuest, Final Fantasy, Fox McCloud (Star Fox), Frogger, Grand Theft Auto, Half-Life, Lara Croft (Tomb Raider), Madden NFL, Mortal Kombat, Myst, Pac-Man, Pitfall Harry (Pitfall), Pong, Quake, Resident Evil, Samus Aran (Metroid), Space Invaders, StarCraft, Street Fighter II, Tetris
John Carmack (Doom)
Peter Molyneux (Populous, Fable)
Sid Meier (Civilization, Pirates!)
Toru Iwatani (Pac-Man)
Will Wright (Sim Series)