The 1980s were a enchanting time. Or we consider they were during least; we was 6 years aged when they ended, though they seemed flattering good from cinema I’ve seen. From a absurd conform to song by a likes of Flock of Seagulls and Men Without Hats, a ’80s put their stamp on cocktail enlightenment in a large way. One of these ways was a pregnancy of video games, that were adorably old-fashioned by a standards today. To commemorate a ’80s, a makers of X-Men: Apocalypse have given us a contingent of playable arcade games for a universe where mutants existed.

X-Men: Apocalypse will take place in a mid-’80s and concentration on a new stand of mall-loving teen mutants, like Cyclops, Jean Grey, and Nightcrawler, and they’ll be unresolved out in an arcade called Space Port Arcade. As a bit of honeyed promotion, 3 opposite arcade games are playable with a same boxy 8-bit graphics you’ve come to design from games of a era.

Mutant All-Stars Track  Field

Mutant All-Stars Track Field lets we collect between 3 opposite mutants–and a human, since diversity–and contest in 3 opposite lane and margin events, including 100-yard dash, a high jump, and a pike throw. To do this, of course, we have to use usually your arrow keys.

Mutant Conquest

Mutant Conquest has we as an archaeologist in Egypt who has to quarrel a 4 horsemen of a Apocalypse–War, Famine, Pestilence, and Death. But unequivocally it’s only accurately Pac-Man.

Revenge of Hero X

And Revenge of Hero X asks we to be a little dot that shoots during mutants and robots and try to save humans (i.e. not fire them). I’m certain this is like another form of game–it reminds me a bit of Asteroids–but we can’t figure out what it is. Anyway, this one is simply a hardest of a garland in my opinion.

With everybody articulate about Captain America: Civil War, some honeyed period-centric graduation on a partial of X-Men: Apocalypse is a good approach to remind people a movie’s here, and will be in theaters May 27. we was already vehement for it, though now even more! All a games can be played during Space Port Arcade’s website.

Let us know that of these games was your favorite, and what ’80s diversion you’d like to see X-Men versions of, in a comments below!

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Images: 20th Century Fox/Space Port Arcade


Kyle Anderson is a associate editor for Nerdist. He’s also a mutant himself, though his energy is unusually clever nose-blowing. Follow him on Twitter!

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