Mon, 17 May 2021
Grab your tokens and set the wayback machine to 1980 because Jay and Shua are looking at some legendary arcade games from 1980. Plus, news and one of the most classic video game movies, The Last Starfighter.
1980 wasn’t the year arcade games made their first appearance, but it brought us some of the most important and iconic game ever. They ushered in a golden era of video games and helped influenced a wide variety of other games and media.
What we’re Enjoying
Jay shares a fun movie on Netflix and Shua shares a great TechnoRetro app that makes VHS style video.
Enjoy Video Games
Do you remember the year certain arcade games were released? Probably not, but if there was any year that deserves to be remembered it’s 1980. Pac-Man, Centipede, Missile Command, Berzerk, and more ushered in a Golden Age of arcades and became the catalyst for cartoons, songs, toys, and beach towels. And they helped inspire tons of other games that evolved into what we have today. How do you enjoy video games?
There are a handful of eighties movies that were centered around video games. But one of the most legendary was The Last Starfighter. We remember the movie and discuss Jay’s Sci Fi Saturdays article.
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