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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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Recent 2018 Retro Gaming Articles:

Sony plans to ring in Christmas with a 20-game mini PlayStation console

September
19
2018
Stormy Daniels' book, Full Disclosure
Perhaps Nintendo's success with retro nostalgia has prompted Sony to look at some PS1 classics, but are mini consoles the best delivery method? Read the full article »

If you saw “Mario Kart” trending and thought a new update was imminent... sorry, it was just Trump's penis

September
18
2018
Stormy Daniel's book, Full Disclosure
Stormy Daniel's book, Full Disclosure, describes her encounter with Trump - likening his penis to the mushroom character in Mario Kart! Read the full article »

Collectorvision Phoenix, an FPGA ColecoVision-compatible console, is available for pre-order at $300

September
17
2018
Collectorvision Phoenix is an upcoming FPGA ColecoVision console
They appear to be taking console pre-orders before the launch of a Kickstarter campaign for the same console... what? Read the full article »

Nintendo offers NES-style controllers for use with Switch's online membership

September
15
2018
NES-style controllers for Switch's online membership
These controllers are designed for the online NES titles as opposed to Switch games which require more sophisticated controls. Read the full article »

If you have an Amiga build, check out this series of authentic styled cases

September
14
2018
Amiga 3000 inspired modular Amiga/PC desktop computer case
Via Kickstarter, Checkmate are offering an Amiga 3000 inspired modular Amiga/PC desktop computer case. Read the full article »

Insomniac Games agreed to embed his marriage proposal in Spider-Man, then Maddie dumped him

September
9
2018
Insomniac Games embeded his marriage proosal
It's so cool that Insomniac agreed to embed his proposal, but Maddie dumped him for his brother! Love is fickle... Read the full article »

I've been craving Yooka-Laylee on PS4, but held out for Switch

September
5
2018
Yooka-Laylee for Nintendo Switch
Having passed over Yooka-Laylee for PS4 on many occasions, Limited Run Games brings the physical release to Nintendo's Switch. Read the full article »

Polymega pre-orders come to a halt due to website problems

September
5
2018
Polymega pre-orders come to a halt
Just when you thought a modular expandable retro gaming console was coming to fruition, the website fails and the product is 7 months out anyway. Read the full article »

Bandai-Namco offers Pac-Man Stories on Amazon's Echo line of Alexa voice assistants

September
4
2018
Interactive Pac Man stories from Bandai-NamcoI
If you love playing Pac-Man stick with arcades. If you want to venture into an interactive Pac-Man story, just ask Alexa! It's fun and lively and comes from Namco - What's not to like? Read the full article »

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