Walk of Game

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The Walk of Game was an attraction in the United States honoring the icons and pioneers of the video game industry created in 2005, and was located inside the Sony Metreon, an entertainment shopping center in San Francisco, California. It noted the most influential game characters of that year.[1]

Gamers worldwide cast their votes through paper ballots and online submissions at the Walk of Game website during a one-month voting period. Ballots were held during October in the years 2005 and 2006. The top four games/characters and two lifetime achievers were honored with a permanent 24-by-24-inch (60 cm × 60 cm) customized steel star on Walk of Game.[2]

The attraction was deliberately similar to Hollywood, California's Walk of Fame, as suggested by the similar name and customised floor tiles.

In February 2006, Sony sold the Metreon to The Westfield Group. With the departure of Sony, the Walk of Game was never again updated. In 2012, the area of the Walk of Game was converted to a Target Corporation store. The Walk of Game was removed, along with the walkway which it had occupied.

2005 2006
Game/character awards
Lifetime achievement awards

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hanlon, Mike (2006-03-20). "Videogame Industry Icons Honored with Stars on Walk of Game". Gizmag. 
  2. ^ Walk of Game; about. Retrieved 2006-04-18.

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Coordinates: 37°47′04″N 122°24′12″W / 37.78444°N 122.40333°W / 37.78444; -122.40333