Starcade!!!! On the Interwebs!!

Holy shmokes! My childhood obsession — Starcade — is now online. Every single episode is there in all its 8-bit glory! For the infants among you, Starcade was a video game show that pitted two sassy arcade gamers against each other on a collection of the 1984’s best technology.

Think about it: you could be 11 years old and on TV playing games. As they say: “This is not just a TV show, this is an experience.” Seriously. And you could win a stand-up cabinet. That was like getting laid.

I actually wonder if this wasn’t an advertising vehicle for one of the game makers. Anyone know any background?