The Australian Center For Moving Images (ACMI), a state of the art muesum for the exhibitin of visual content will be featuring the X-Arcade's in their newest exhibition in Melbourne on July 23rd.
To celebrate the 2016 Olympic games in Rio de Janeiro, we present RETROLYMPIAD, an evening of Olympics inspired retro video games from the 80s through to the 2000 Sydney Olympics.
Featuring a live DJ set by the Midnight Juggernauts, join us for an evening of game play, food, drink and medal ceremonies to a soundtrack of 80s inspired beats.
Hosted by comedians Andy Matthews and Al Tremblay Birchall, RETROLYMPIAD is an opportunity to flex your muscles in a range of retro sports and Olympic themed games including Epyx’s iconic California Games, Konami’s genre defining Track and Field, U.S. Gold’s classic Olympic Gold series as well as arcade machines featuring popular 8 bit titles.
Get your game face on and compete in retro game rounds, 80s factoids and dance-offs as the Midnight Juggernauts take to the stage for an epic DJ set.
Come and cheer your friends on, or destroy them, during the live game play accompanied by medal ceremonies, food, drink and 80s beats.
Whether you're a competitor or a spectator, RETROLYMPIAD is one pixel pusher party you don’t want to miss. So start stretching and let the games begin.
Artwork by Ivan Dixon of Rubber House