The computer game environment in 1985 was changing. Society had moved through the various clones of Pong, Space Invaders and Pac-Man. Text adventures were slowly advancing to include graphics (leading to the high-water mark of Sierra games such as Kings Quest). No-one knew where it was leading, so everything was on the table.
Some things you hear about 80’s music is true. Bands would go out of their way to create the biggest hair possible. Reverb on drums was expected. Quirky filmclips stood out. Neon highlights or accessories were mandatory.