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Motion City Soundtrack Hops On 8-Bit Bandwagon With New Game

Posted October 16

Everything old is new again, or so says musician Peter Allen. Which is why even though most of us look back on the trends of the ’80s with horror and embarrassment, the decade has managed to rear its (literally) ugly head many a time over the past 30+ years. See: the revival of leg warmers, side ponytails, and — much less regrettably — 8-bit. But while one would be hard-pressed to create a whole art form based on the Members Only jacket, that is exactly what has been done with the 8-bit format — especially in the music realm. The most recent example of the retro resurgence? A new music video/game from Motion City Soundtrack.

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