NWR Hall of Fame Inaugural Class

by Justin Berube - August 21, 2017, 9:28 am PDT
Total comments: 10

These are the first eight games to enter the NWR Hall of Fame.

Several months back we asked our staff and Patreon supporters, who pledge at least five dollars a month, to submit their top 10 votes for the first ever Nintendo World Report Hall of Fame. The rules for the selection process were simple. Titles submitted were supposed to be must play masterpieces on Nintendo platforms filled with brilliance, layered with innovation, and topped with magnificence. These games also had to be at least five years old.

The initial list of submissions included 77 different titles ranging from Game & Watch Ball (1981) all the way to Xenoblade Chronicles (2011). We then asked the Voting Board to pick out their favorite 15 games from this giant list and came up with the top 15 games selected by everyone.

This final list was then taken to a one last vote where the Voting Board had to select between four and eight titles they felt were worthy of the prestigious NWR Hall of Fame. If these games received at least a 50% approval rating from members of the Voting Board they would go down in history as some of the greatest pieces of software ever to hit Nintendo platforms.

Well ladies and gentlemen, the results are in. I present to you the NWR Hall of Fame Class of 2016!

Talkback

ejamerAugust 21, 2017

Probably should have expected most of those titles, but I'll admit to a bit of surprise seeing Wii Sports make first ballot NWR HoF... not because it's undeserving, but the game seems to have some vocal detractors on the internet in general.  That said, I still think it's a fun and entertaining activity, so I'm glad it made the cut.

ShyGuyAugust 21, 2017

I'm glad Tetris is on this list. It gets overlooked in these kinds of things too often.

MASBAugust 23, 2017

Am I the only one that thought, upon reading the article title "NWR Hall of Fame Inaugural Class", that Billy Berghammer was receiving an honor?

lolmonadeAugust 24, 2017

Quote from: MASB

Am I the only one that thought, upon reading the article title "NWR Hall of Fame Inaugural Class", that Billy Berghammer was receiving an honor?

Yes you are.  Contributors of this site aren't worthy of recognition and praise, only of condemnation and scorn.




Just kidding guys, I love the site and community here, don't want to hurt anyone's feelings with what should absolutely be seen as a joke.

StratosAugust 24, 2017

Quote from: MASB

Am I the only one that thought, upon reading the article title "NWR Hall of Fame Inaugural Class", that Billy Berghammer was receiving an honor?

I actually thought they would be forum user awards.

Link LinkAugust 24, 2017

If it was Forum User Awards, I would be the only one in the Hall so what's the point?

(Not that I should be preventing opportunities for you all to honor me. If you want to do that, please, go right on doing so.)

lolmonadeAugust 24, 2017

Quote from: Khushrenada

If it was Forum User Awards, I would be the only one in the Hall so what's the point?

If the forum users had awards, it'd be the equivalent of the Razzies.

ejamerAugust 25, 2017

Quote from: lolmonade

Quote from: Khushrenada

If it was Forum User Awards, I would be the only one in the Hall so what's the point?

If the forum users had awards, it'd be the equivalent of the Razzies.

Only worth doing if each award is presented along with a personalized dressdown from the venerable Mr Jones.

Link LinkAugust 25, 2017

Super Mario Sunshine isn't one of the inaugural games? No Wind Waker? In fact, there are no Gamecube games at all? How can Planet Gamecube ignore the Gamecube? That system and its library should all be enshrined at this point. This Hall of Fame is already invalid....

Sunshone and Wind Waker aren't first ballot-worthy ganes. Especially Sunshine. If a GameCube game were going to have made the cut my money would have been on Super Smash Bros. Melee or Nintendo World Report Game of the Decade Metroid Prime.

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