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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:

I won't give Facebook my vacation photos, so they're definitely not getting my banking info for Libra currency

June
19
2019
Facebook wants your banking info via Libra, but I'm more interested in why my mall just installed a Bitcoin machine in the food court. Read the full article »

Let Alexa add some arcade sounds to your game room via the Arcade Party skill

June
17
2019
Choose and era and fill your game room full of nostalgic arcade sounds from your favorite games! Read the full article »

On a quest for a favored music format, I reached self-realization as my kitchen fell to heart-shaped confetti

June
16
2019
I loved the CD Singles section in Tower Records, so I couldn't pass up a CD-single of Taylor Swift's latest single! It's like buying Just Dance 2019 for the Wii. Can'r resist :) Read the full article »

Atari had a suite at E3 to preview the Atari VCS for press, retailers, and content partners

June
13
2019
If folks have seen the VCS in action, they're being awfully quiet about it. Who saw it working at E3? Read the full article »

Konami announces a TurboGrafx-16 Mini console is on the horizon

June
12
2019
Most mini consoles have been hacked and can play tons of games across many platforms. Do we need another one with 25 games? Read the full article »

The crowd-funded Atari VCS 800 console is available for pre-order at GameStop & WalMart

June
11
2019
The Atari VCS release date is December 2019 for Indiegogo backers and March 2020 for everyone else. Be warry of this product, since Atari has not shown a working prototype! Read the full article »

Arcade!Up announced Namco and Capcom cocktail-style arcade games, but the price is climbing

June
11
2019
Pac-Man and Street Fighter are great games, but when WalMart discounts the original cabinets to 50%, how does the price go up? Read the full article »

Intellivision Entertainment is at E3 showing off the five Amico console colors

June
10
2019
I don't believe Intellivision Entertainment has a public showing at E3, but they are showing gameplay to the media in closed sessions. Read the full article »

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