Summer Video Game Movie: Summer Games

As we get in a summer gaming mood here, we're spending part of the week watching clips of the most summer-styled games. How about an 80's movie? Here's Epyx's 1984 hit, Summer Games for the Commodore 64.

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Aw, I loved this game. And Summer Games II, and Winter Games... and California Games... despite the loading times.

We'd play as a family.

Dad has a go. Mum has a go. I have a go. Dad has a go. Mum has a go. I have a go. Dad has a go. Mum has a go. I have a go.

Then we wait 10 mins to load the results.

Then onto the next event.

Rinse and repeat.

Ah. Those were good times. Fun times.

No-one in those days thought of playing family friendly sports games as anything bad. They never used the term "casual" in a derisory way. A computer game was a computer game.

It didn't really matter who won or lost. I was six years old.

[watches the video]

Oh, ow, I feel for your athletes. I guess they not going to be competing again due to injury...