Classic 80s Cartoon Centurions As LEGO Minifigs

Alvin Lim's LEGO project features classic cartoon characters from the 80s, but this time it's not the Ninja Turtles or Transformers, but characters from an underdog show: Centurions. » 11/27/14 12:00pm 11/27/14 12:00pm

Captain America 2, As An 80s VHS Action Movie

That's a nice selection of tunes for an 80s parody. But ChiefBrody's fan-made Captain America 2 video has it all: fake VHS tape effects, news bulletins and switchblades. Maybe the only thing missing is one of those massive, futuristic looking APCs every 80s sci-fi movie had. » 11/07/14 9:00am 11/07/14 9:00am

Saturday Morning Slow Jams Saved The Worst Cartoon For Last

Scott Bradlee's musical trip through our animated youth came to a close yesterday, with the slow jam version of the theme to the first generation My Little Pony cartoon. » 7/27/14 1:00pm 7/27/14 1:00pm

Everything You Wanted In The '80s Was A Prize On Double Dare

From Yamaha keyboards to white willow picnic baskets from Pier 1 Imports, Nickelodeon's Double Dare game show was a treasure trove of late '80s family hopes and dreams. Here's more than ten minutes of fabulous prizes. » 6/21/14 1:18pm 6/21/14 1:18pm

Saturday Morning Slow Jams - Gummi Bears

This Saturday morning, Scott Bradlee & Co bring us their rendition of Disney's Adventures of the Gummi Bears, a show I honestly could never get into. » 5/17/14 2:06pm 5/17/14 2:06pm

Ghostbusters LEGO, With Giant Marshmallow Man Added

LEGO enthusiast Brent Waller's awesome Ghostbusters: 30th Anniversary Project, featuring the firehouse and the officially approved Ecto-mobile just got bigger with probably the most iconic and important character of the movies: the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. » 4/18/14 9:30am 4/18/14 9:30am

Tim Schafer Is Very 80s, And So Are These Other Movers And Shakers

This week at the Game Developers Conference iam8bit put together a great photo shoot opportunity for attendees where you could get done up in 80s fashion. They even had hair and makeup on hand to put it all together. The results are nothing short of fantastic. » 3/29/13 5:29pm 3/29/13 5:29pm

Horrible Food and Video Games Used to Date Back in the 80s

Video game historian Patrick Scott Patterson » 3/27/12 12:00pm 3/27/12 12:00pm writes, "Anyone who claims video games cause child obesity might had more of a case in the 1980s." Here's more than eight glorious minutes' worth of commercials that explain why we were fat in the 1980s.

Chiptunes Artist Dr. Octoroc Doubles Down On 80s Nostalgia

The man behind chippy video game crossover greats like the Jersey Shore RPG, Dr. Horrible's Sing-along Game and the best console war fight ever is assaulting your nostalgia with a new project, chiptunes remakes of 80s themes and jingles. » 1/04/11 4:40pm 1/04/11 4:40pm

80's Icon Corey Haim Dead At 38

The star of classic films such as Silver Bullet, Lucas, and The Lost Boys, as well as Digital Pictures' Double Switch for the PC, Sega CD, and Saturn, actor Corey Haim died today at the age of 38. » 3/10/10 11:20am 3/10/10 11:20am

My Trash-80 Powered Gaming Roots

It's easy to post pictures of your current gaming rig, your oodles of games, to brag about achievements and trophies, but none of that means a thing. » 3/08/10 1:00pm 3/08/10 1:00pm