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8 Bit Central - Retro Gaming Blog

8-Bit Central provides original content along with our latest ravings, ramblings and rumblings. We are retro gaming enthusiasts with a passion for old-school arcades, 8-bit video games, home game consoles, and beyond. We have a general distaste for gaming that involves yelling into a headset over an internet connection. Thanks, but no thanks.

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Our Latest 2019 Retro Gaming Articles:

Motorola is bringing back the Razr flip-phone, in 2020, as a folding smartphone

November
15
2019
At $1,499 and foldability, I can do without it, but I'd love to see another season of The Simple Life. Read the full article »

Mike Winterbauer's Clouds of Xeen and DarkSide of Xeen art are part of his Might and Magic Art Prints Portfolio

November
14
2019
His Kickstarter campaign is funded - stop by and see which prints you want! Read the full article »

A recent Sony patent led to speculation about a cartridge for the upcoming PS5

November
13
2019
Though the image circulating the web says “Game Cartridge”, it's likely a way to add external storage to the console. Read the full article »

Disney Plus launched today and speaks to a larger issue than just, Maclunkey

November
12
2019
The original film has some odd, newly-added clarification added to the Han versus Greedo shootout. But we still have silo'd content and need the cable company.

Cable companies' greed will never subside and they will never settle for losing money because you thought getting Netflix was a super-secret move that would go unnoticed. Read the full article »

Jenny Lewis traveled across the country to “Video Armageddon”, in The Wizard, and later fronted Rilo Kiley

November
7
2019
This film is laden with NES products and mirrors the infamous Nintendo World Championship. It also stars Jenny Lewis who later founded Rilo Kiley! Read the full article »

Jeff Minter took the cult-level status of Polybius and created a kickass tunnel shooter

November
5
2019
If you're familiar with Minter's work, then you'll be stoked to know Polybius is coming to physical media for PS4, via LRG. Read the full article »

AtGames rolls out the Atari Flashback X for the holidays and it links to the Legends Ultimate arcade cabinet

October
29
2019
This season's variation on the Atari Flashback has 110 built-in games and wired controllers. Read the full article »

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