80s Nostalgia in online pokies

The online gaming world continues to develop at a rapid rate. Innovative technology, improved graphics capabilities and new ideas from programmers means that online pokies now have a rich variety of modern games to play.

Despite this some pokie lovers prefer the sentimental value of pokies that are based on an old film or series, with content from the 80’s proving to be most popular amongst these type of players. The nostalgia of childhood memories from the 80’s can flood back, making these type of pokies still an attractive proposition, even in the era of more advanced technology.

Whilst 80’s based pokies may be a little outdated in terms age, they certainly hold their own in the gameplay department. Here are the four best 80’s pokies, all of which are available at Pokies Palace.

Guns N’ Roses

Guns N’ Roses fans have a fantastic opportunity to join their stars, Axl Rose, Slash, and the rest of the team with this awesome pokie from NetEnt. The pokie immerses the player in the action with a fully licensed soundtrack and nostalgic graphics. The pokie is more than just looks however, offering three separate bonus modes, and frequent wilds throughout gameplay.

Top Gun

Top Gun was the first film to launch Tom Cruise into fame, and the pokie version gives players the chance to rocket in big wins. This five reel 20 payline game features up to 15 dogfight wilds, and a wide variety of action based free games. Top Gun does a great job of incorporating all types of players, with a minimum bet of 5p and a maximum payout of £25,000.


Aliens is a 15 line pokie based on James Cameron’s classic 1986 film. The structure of Aliens’ gameplay is completely unique in the pokie world, as the game separates itself into three sections: The Search, The Encounter, and The Hive. Each of these sections offer the opportunity for players to enjoy free spins, with the added bonus of multiplied winnings. With a monumental jackpot of £570,000 on offer fans of the Aliens film should definitely give this spooky pokie a try.


Equipped with eerie music, full three dimensional graphics, and a whole host of wilds, the Ghostbusters pokie takes fans on a nostalgic rollercoaster. Whilst there are a wide range of bonus modes on offer, it is the stay puff bonus that players should aim to hit, and this turns the screen into a puffy mess of sticky wilds, almost guaranteeing a huge win.

So what are you waiting for? Go hunt those ghosts!

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