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8 Bit Central - Retro Gaming Blog

8-Bit Central provides original content coupled with our opinions and experiences. You won't find copy/paste blurbs of popular topics. We are retro gaming enthusiasts with a passion for old-school arcades, 8-bit video games, home game consoles, and beyond. It is important to relate news and info with our experiences and opinions. That makes it a bit more interesting to read ;)

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Our Latest 2022 Retro Gaming Articles:

In addition to movies, Netflix has video games you can play... but not on your TV

August
10
2022
Upon hearing Netflix offers video games, I rolled my eyes assuming I'd have to use Comcast's awful remote as a game controller. Read the full article »

Ready Player One was a great read, but the film seems to have led Facebook to believe the metaverse is now

August
6
2022
Can a mediocre software company deliver VR hardware and convince the masses to buy into a fake world, full of ads, that looks like Paw Patrol? Read the full article »

Timex's T80 Space Invaders wrist watch plays the sounds, but you can't play the game

August
5
2022
Granted its a really small screen, but I've seen other game-watches. Why not incorporate the game into the watch? Read the full article »

America's only rock 'n roll magazine returns from the dead - in print & digital - Creem Magazine

August
2
2022
Creem covered music in ways the other magazines of my childhood simply couldn't. They were honest in the scariest way possible. Reality is frightening and Creem did it best! Read the full article »

Mtv turns 41 today and their first ten videos illustrate why we still want our Mtv

August
1
2022
The diversity and FOMO made Mtv so iconic. As we waited for our favorite videos, we were exposed to so many other genres! Read the full article »

Sony fears a MS acquisition of COD could influence gamers to the Xbox platform

August
1
2022
Microsoft's planned acquisition of Activision Blizzard makes Sony think gamers could be led toward Xbox hardware to play COD. Read the full article »

Limited time remaining to order Atari's 50th anniversary editions of Adventure and Missile Command for 2600

July
30
2022
Check out these collector edition games for Atari's original 2600 video game console! Read the full article »

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