Those who grew up playing their favorite video games know that the attachment to their console or gaming system of choice is much like marriage: till death do us part. For self-professed hardcore gamers Tim and Jen, a shared love for the hours of entertainment, laughter, creativity that video games inspire was one of the many reasons that the happy couple chose to get married this year.
It’s only fitting then that on the day of their wedding, the newly married couple – followed an by entourage of wedding party guests dressed to the nines –came to 8 Bit and Up Video Games to celebrate their blissful union!
As close personal friends of the new, vintage, and used video games store, Tim and Jen not only rely on 8 Bit and Up for their gaming needs, but also supply the shop with adorable handmade 8 Bit Pixel Art. Crafted from perler beads, these video-game collectibles are favorite accessory for any gamer with a penchant for the old school 8 bit times of gaming. In fact, while exhibiting at the most recent New York Comic Con, 8 Bit and Up sold over 200 in just three days!
As a mom-and-pop video game shop, 8 Bit and Up prides itself on making personal connections with the gamers and fans that shop at the store, offering personal attention, friendly atmosphere and one of the broadest selections of video games that big chain stores simply don’t stock anymore. This gamer-oriented environment is so popular for locals that they will even visit on their wedding day!
And, to make a great story just a little sweeter, 8 Bit and Up offered a job to Tim – which he happily accepted!
To browse an extensive collection of vintage and old school video games and learn more about New York City’s favorite new, vintage, and used video games store, visit 8 Bit and Up Video Games.