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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 2022 Retro Gaming Articles:

Target's round bollards were decked out like Kirby for launch of the new Switch game

March
26
2022
My local Target didn't decorate for the Kirby release, but it seems that many others did. Read the full article »

After deafening silence, Intellivision releases an uboxing video of the Amico console

March
22
2022
They're seeking an investor (still in financial trouble) but they made contact and raised hopes a little bit. Read the full article »

Another outcry from Amico fans not understanding email algorithms in the retail sector

March
20
2022
I'm not saying the intellivision Amico is not in trouble, but an automated email from a retailer doesn't spell disaster. Don't interpret the situation based on the ramblings of content creators eager to get more clicks. Read the full article »

VR has never been more consumer-ready, but does Meta have enough forward innovation for Quest 2?

March
18
2022
Facebook began with social media, but has expanded primarily via acquisition and duplication - not from inner innovation. What is thier path forward with VR... letting Quest 2 languish? Read the full article »

The savagely difficult video game Cuphead has a show on Netflix and iam8bit has merch

March
5
2022
Cuphead's animation style pays tribute to the 1920s & 30s era of Rubber Hose Animation in which charatcers arms and legs were animated like rubber hoses with no joints. Read the full article »

As Intellivision searches for investors to shore up the Amico release, news & updates come to a standstill

March
2
2022
Maybe they can salvage the release of the Amico, but I'm going to be wary about paying the balance due. Read the full article »

Nintendo Wii U & 3DS eshops are closing in 2023, but funding restrictions occur much sooner

February
16
2022
Adding additional funds via credit card and Nintendo eShop cards will cease in mere months! Read the full article »

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