Yesterday on Nerd Lunch Episode 118, we talked all about our favorite game shows. I love game shows. But I also love video games. So, obviously, I love when they combine the two.
To supplement yesterday’s podcast discussion, here are three video game based game shows that I loved watching when I was growing up.
Starcade (1982) – I loved this show. It was a quiz show with bonus rounds where players would get to play a few minutes on all types of upright arcade machines. Many of the machines were debuted on the show and there were several I never saw in a local arcade. You can find a ton of episodes all over YouTube. You can also find over 60 episodes streaming live on Starcade.tv.
Video Power (1990) – OMFG I loved this show and its host, Johnny Arcade (seen above right in his video enhancement chair)…
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