It was announced on the 3rd of May, that the game Solitaire would be inducted to the World Video Game Hall of Fame. The game boasts some very impressive statistics: it has been installed in over a billion computers worldwide since 1990. Furthermore the game is available in 65 languages, making it a truly global game. In an ever-changing world Solitaire still has a devoted group of followers. It’s a game that is popular with young and old, male and female and its one of the most popular games to play to kill some time in the office.
The funny thing about Solitaire was that it existed long before Microsoft added to game to its software. Solitaire proved that sometimes analog games can be even more popular in the digital world and demonstrated that a market existed for games that appeal to people of all types.