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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 2021 Retro Gaming Articles:

Epilogue's GB Operator hardware and software plays Game Boy, GBC & GBA cartridges on your computer

June
20
2021
From playing games to developing your own, GB Operator is a multi-faceted device linking game carts to your computer. It's like a cartridge slot for your computer! Read the full article »

Zombies Ate My Neighbors returns to SNES & Genesis cartridges via Limited Run Games

June
19
2021
The release for Switch and PS4 includes Ghoul Patrol, the sequel to Zombies Ate My Neighbors. Read the full article »

Microsoft's success with GamePass is leading toward incorporating the Xbox into TVs- just add a controller

June
13
2021
As digital downloads dominate and console futures are questionable, will TV-connected controllers be the last holdout of video game hardware? Read the full article »

A Nintendo leak surprises gamers with another Mario + Rabbids video game

June
12
2021
Nintendo's official site accidentally posted a page for Ubisoft's Mario + Rabbids Spark of Hope, setting off excitement for a sequel Read the full article »

Use an Optical Drive Emulator (ODE) to play Sega Saturn games on your Saturn via SD cards

June
5
2021
The Fenrir ODE for Sega Saturn is sold by Castlemania (and others), alleviating the need for that aging disc drive. Read the full article »

Another holdout of the Video Rental Store era is nearing closure - Family Video

June
3
2021
Once a large chain of 500+ Family Video stores, they are selling inventory, memorabilia, and merch. Read the full article »

C4 Concepts has just what you need next time you play Tecmo Bowl

June
1
2021
We love these pixelated football helmets to go with your favorite NFL & NCAA teams. Your one stop shop for all things Tecmo Bowl Read the full article »

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