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8 Bit Central - Retro Gaming Blog

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 2019 Retro Gaming Articles:

Arcade Challenge: How many games will you add to your game room with a strict budget?

January
17
2019
Mix and match titles and pricing to see how many arcade cabinets you can purchase. Read the full article »

Atari founder, Nolan Bushnell, is back in gaming with an Alexa-powered board game

January
16
2019
Nolan Bushnell is back with an Alexa board game
At the Alexa Conference in Chattanooga, Bushnell gave attendees a glimpse of the voice-activated games he's releasing this year. Read the full article »

Iam8bit brings Donut County to PS4 as a physical release

January
15
2019
Donut County for PS4 on a physical disc
Raccoons have taken over Donut County and you're one of them - controlling a hole - dying to get bigger. Read the full article »

Dynamite Comics is bringing Ms. Peterson to a new comic series, The Shape Of Elvira

January
15
2019
Dynamite Comics - The Shape Of Elvira
The Mistress of the Dark. is getting good reviews on this four-part comics book series. Read the full article »

Amidst all the mini video game consoles on the market, I'd never heard of a 3-inch vinyl record format

January
13
2019
8-ban 3-inch record turntable
Crosley seeks to bolster the rare 3-inch format turntables, known as 8-ban, on Record Store Day. Read the full article »

A physical release of Super Meat Boy is coming to Switch by way of Limited Run Games and Best Buy

January
11
2019
physical release of Super Meat Boy for Switch
Super Meat Boy began on Xbox 360 and PC, but spread to Sony's platforms and the Wii U. Now it comes to Switch on a game cartridge! Read the full article »

Arcade1Up is showing off more arcade titles at CES

January
10
2019
Arcade1Up at the CES trade show
After overcoming some growing pains with the initial games, Arcade1Up seems to have four new cabinets coming soon! Read the full article »

Despite the myriad of clickbait headlines, Nintendo is not shifting away from game consoles

January
8
2019
Ignore clickbait headlines and don't share them
Nintendo suddenly shunning game consoles is like saying Chevrolet is shifting away from cars... Wake up folks. Read the article! Read the full article »

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