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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 2017 Retro Gaming Articles:

My least favorite arcade machine is the first one I rush to every time I visit

October
15
2017
the bastion of arcade currency, the Change Machine
In a digital world of swipe-cards for arcade play, the bastion of arcade currency, the Change Machine, will always be fondly remembered. Read the full article »

Regional soda brand, Faygo, presents it's past as a clue to a Mario easter egg

October
15
2017
Mario with Faygo Soda
In it's truest form, the internet preferred debating the reach of Faygo's distribution network gased on local availability. Mario who? Read the full article »

Mall-kiosk entertainment company VR•ology set up their VR experience at my local mall

October
14
2017
VRology set up at a mall
Modeled after platformers like Contra, Mega Man, and Castlevania, this looks like a really cool game. Read the full article »

Super Souse is an upcoming non-linear action platformer with a co-op mode

October
9
2017
Super Souse video game
Modeled after platformers like Contra, Mega Man, and Castlevania, this looks like a really cool game. Read the full article »

The Atari ST and the Creative People Vol. 2 further explores the demoscene's powerful influence

October
6
2017
The Atari ST and the Creative People Vol. 2 Beyond the Borders
This expanding series brings the creativity of Atari computer users to light, showing the epic creations that pushed hardware limits. I speculate we will be treated to several more tomes full of stories, history, and passion! Read the full article »

Rick And Morty's quest prompted McDonald's to bring back their 1998 Szechuan Sauce

October
5
2017
Szechuan Sauce posters at McDonalds
For one day only, McDonald's is bringing back their Szechuan Sauce, from 1998, at select locations! Get Obsauced! Read the full article »

Cindy Morgan stared in Tron, voiced Ma3a in Tron 2.0, and rocks the Tron arcade game

October
4
2017
Cindy Morgan stared in Tron as Yori
After portraying Yori in 1982's Tron film, Cindy Morgan went on with other ties to the Tron franchise. Read the full article »

The Nintendo World Championships 2017, in NYC, will be live streamed on Oct. 7

October
2
2017
Nintendo World Championship 2017
In NYC? Attend the event by getting your free wristband starting at 9am at The Manhattan Center. Read the full article »

CupHead is a game that makes me wish I owned an Xbox One

October
1
2017
Cuphead
Cuphead is a wonderful hand-drawn co-op game exclusively for Xbox One and Windows PC. Read the full article »

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