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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 2020 Retro Gaming Articles:

I'm taking some time off to hang out with my son this summer

July
1
2020
We hope everyone has a great summer and can take some time to enjoy it. The vibe is much different with towns slowly opening up from the coronavirus. Don't be fooled- it's still deadly and won't go away just because summer is here. Stay safe out there! Read the full article »

Rumors and leaks continue to suggest Crash Bandicoot 4 is coming in October

June
19
2020
If this is true, I'm certain it will also release for Nintendo Switch like the remastered games from a few years ago. Read the full article »

After 4 years in the making, the CREEM magazine documentary will premiere this summer

June
17
2020
“CREEM: America's Only Rock 'n' Roll Magazine” takes you from humble beginnings to a nationwide powerhouse of Rock magazines!

Riding my bike to 7-Eleven for CREEM and Skateboarder magazines was the best! Read the full article »

Sony's PS5 has a cheaper version for those who prefer digital downloads and won't be playing PS4 games

June
12
2020
The most exciting feature of the PS5, for me, is it's PS4 compatibility! Digital Edition? No thanks. Read the full article »

Are drive-in movie theaters the new safe haven, from coronavirus, for seeing movies on the big screen?

June
11
2020
Still mired in the uncertainty of a global pandemic, drive-in theaters seem like a safe way to watch films on large screens. Read the full article »

Retro Fighters' Duelist is an improvement on the GameCube controller, for Smash Bros. on Nintendo Switch

June
10
2020
Sleek wireless and made for Smash Bros., Retro Fighters are reinventing how you play! Read the full article »

The trailer for Bill and Ted Face The Music sets a Summer 2020 date, but will theaters be open and viable?

June
9
2020
I love going to the movies and usually saw a film every weekend. Post-pandemic... I'm much more hesitant. Read the full article »

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