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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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Our Latest 2019 Retro Gaming Articles:

Atari chimes in to gloat about AMD acknowledging their game console project

April
17
2019
Atari is employing a sexy new chipset, but still hasn't mentioned any developers who are onboard to make Atari VCS games. Read the full article »

Sony begins releasing info about the PS5 and one begins to wonder about the upcoming price tag

April
16
2019
8K, solid state hard drive, BiggerBetterFaster, and backwards compatibility with PS4 discs. Sounds cool, but how much will it cost? Read the full article »

Zen Studios' Star Wars Pinball is coming to Nintendo Switch with a slick vertical mode

April
13
2019
Most pinball video games always make me want to turn my HD RV on it's side! Read the full article »

The trailer for “Star Wars IX - The Rise Of Skywalker” is now available to be torn apart by fans

April
12
2019
History has shown us that no one is more critical of “Star Wars” than those claiming to be fans. In a world where everyone has a voice on social media, a simple outing to see a movie can turn into an online tirade. Read the full article »

Antstream is a streaming service for retro gamers now crowd funding via Kickstarter

April
11
2019
If they offer diverse platforms and enough unique games, I'm in. Don't bother with the typical retro top 10! Read the full article »

My Arcade's line of Pocket Player handheld game consoles is expanding next month to include Galaga

April
10
2019
The green Galaga handheld also contains Galaxian and Xevious. Read the full article »

Like CDs & DVDs, game cases provide marketing space for cover art and protects the media... or the DL code

April
9
2019
Wolfenstein Youngblood is the first high-profile Switch game to ship in a standard case containing a download code - no physical media. Read the full article »

Featured on Just Dance 2019, BlackPink's new video, Kill This Love, already reached 100 million YouTube views

April
7
2019
These women are going to blow up and become huge global stars. Read the full article »

The Toys-To-Life genre ended, but Ubisoft attempted to bring it back via Starlink - now canceling the toys

April
7
2019
Ubisoft's Starlink is a cool game, but didn't need the physical figures and now they've canceled the toy portion of the game's future. Read the full article »

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