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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 2021 Retro Gaming Articles:

Back in the day, after Doom, everyone flocked to Quake - now available on Nintendo Switch

August
26
2021
If you bought any of the modern Doom re-releases, you probably need Quake too Read the full article »

Retro Fighters are bringing wireless controllers to the original PlayStation and PS2

August
16
2021
Sony hasn't changed their controllers much over the years. Retro Fighters have a slick new design for older PlayStations! Read the full article »

Take a look at the packaging for Evercade's VS video game console

August
13
2021
Their slick retro multigame handheld game console is coming as a living room appliance for your large-screen gaming cravings! Read the full article »

Atari announced release of a modernized version of 1983's Food Fight arcade game for their VCS console

July
29
2021
I loved Food Fight for the Atari 7800 and would love to see Charley Chuck on modern consoles. Read the full article »

Playlists and shuffle-play are swell, but albums are best when played in the order the artist intended

July
13
2021
Creating singles seems to be the heart of today's music industry, but they lack the cohesion of a properly arranged album. Read the full article »

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