Wired.com released a list of the most influential video games of the decade. The game Fortnite had the biggest impact on gaming. Minecraft is in second place. It got millions of gamers to start gaming. The Legend of Zelda was number five. Many people say games like Super Mario and Pokemon Go should be on the list. Pokemon Go was the first big game to use Augmented Reality. Millions of gamers ran around the streets looking for Pokemons.
Wired.com said there were many creative games in the 2010s that "reshaped" the gaming scene. Its list only included games that had the biggest impact on culture. Fortnite was top "because it's one of the only games...to truly [enter] pop culture". Fortnite is now more popular than many sports. The annual Fortnite World Cup in New York had a total of $30 million in prize money in 2019. Wired said: "Its influence is just starting to show its true scope."