‘I fidget with the digit dots, Frustration rules out there, As the XU-1 connects the spot, But the matrix grid don’t care, Com-pu-pu-pu-pu-pu-pu-pu-pu-pu-puter-puter, puter games …’ Mi- Sex, ‘Computer Games’
Space Invaders, Pac-Man, Frogger, Donkey Kong! The 80s were the golden age of video games with innovations in graphics and concepts constantly coming onto the market. By the middle of the decade the personal computer had moved games out of the arcade and into the home, introducing a generation of kids to cyberspace and setting the scene for the digital era.
Over in the Memories & Essays section you can check out some of the retro reviews and essays on classic video games of the 80s.