Video: The original Tron lightcycles

Since we're talking about great 1980s video games, I couldn't resist posting one of the great video game movie sequences from the 1980s: The Tron lightcycle battle. While the movie doesn't hold up as well as some techno-classics, it does accurately capture the vivid subtext and passion of arcade culture at its height. Plus, freakin' lightcycles! From VideoSift via Neatorama.

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