Jay Plays The VideoKid

In this week’s episode, Jay Plays The VideoKid by Pixel Trip Studios. Test your skills to the max with this intense arcade style skate game in a retro 1980s neighbourhood filled with danger! Survive your video round with just one life…and hundreds of ways to die! Reach your girlfriend Jessica and beat the game to be among the best of the best!

I got the opportunity to play the game soon after it’s release on Xbox One and was able to beat the game after a week or so of trying. So much nostalgia is packed into the streets that it’s somewhat of a distraction for a person like me who wants to identify every reference! Here’s a just a few of the vehicles you’ll find cruising in the neighborhood…

Watch Jay Plays The VideoKid below and leave your thoughts on the game in the comments…

Play the The VideoKid for FREE with in-app purchases. Find it in the App Store and Google Play.

Official features

  • Unlock & play as some of your favourite 80s inspired characters
  • Wreak havoc on the wrong side of the law for maximum score
  • Pull off sick skate tricks & crazy combos
  • Laugh at endless ways to bail, slam & fail
  • Earn cash to buy radical upgrades & oldskool powerups
  • See how many classic 80s characters & vehicles you can spot
  • Relive your 80s childhood where playability was king
  • Free to play

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'80s kid and '90s grad. I've been writing and podcasting about 1980s pop culture since 2011 at my Rediscoverthe80s.com website. I collect vinyl, comics, Batman memorabilia, and all things Mobile Armored Strike Kommand.