Get your retro game on at ACMI’s ‘RETROLYMPIAD’ this Saturday!

Posted on July 18, 2016

This Saturday, July 23 the Australian Centre for the Moving Image (ACMI) will be hosting an Olympics inspired retro games night to celebrate the upcoming Rio de Janeiro Olympic games. The event will feature classic 80’s music, a DJ set by the Midnight Juggernauts, food, drinks and most importantly… games!

Whether you’re a player or a spectator there will be a lot of enjoyment to be had as players fiercely compete for virtual Olympic glory. The event will showcase “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”.

The gaming will be followed by a medal ceremony and the night will be hosted by comedians Andy Matthews and Al Tremblay Birchall. So get your game on this Saturday, tickets are available for purchase to the event on the ACMI website and will set you back $18 for members, $20 for concession and $22 for full price.