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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 2018 Retro Gaming Articles:

The new self-titled album from chiptune artist 8 Bit Weapon taxes a Gameboy's cpu with magnificent results

April
25
2018
8 Bit Weapon's self titled albun
Treat yourself to some fun electronic dance music made from gameboys and Commodore 64s! Read the full article »

The mall arcade has blossomed into The Tenpin Eatery - an epic entertainment destination

April
24
2018
The Tenpin Eatery - an epic arcade entertainment destination
With nine bowling/arcade locations, they partnered with a local restaurant to create a new space offering untold quantities of fun! It's more upscale than the mall's food court, and these guys know how to have fun! Read the full article »

On Record Store Day, I was much more interested in getting this AC/DC cassette

April
21
2018
AC/DC Back In Black on cassette
This year, amidst the many vinyl special releases was a re-issue of AC/DC's Back In Black on cassette! Read the full article »

Nintendo's LABO is on retail shelves and far more clever than the moronic “cardboard” jokes

April
20
2018
Nintendo's LABO display
If you compare Nintendo's strategy with their competitors, LABO is pure genius. Read the full article »

Here's a cool way to display your comic books, gaming mags or books

April
18
2018
Classic Comic Book Spinner Rack
We've all seen comics in spinner racks, but have you ever thought of having one of your own, to display YOUR comics? Read the full article »

Rampage isn't your typical "video game movie", it delivers a fun action film

April
14
2018
Rampage isn't your typical video game movie
The movie's villains have a Rampage arcade cabinet in their office, but there's no mention of the game itself. Just a fun action flick! Read the full article »

SEGA will be releasing a Mega Drive Mini console in Japan this year commemorating it's 30th anniversary

April
14
2018
SEGA Megadrive Mini console
Known as the Genesis in my neck of the woods, it's unknown if/when SEGA's mini console will be released in other countries. Read the full article »

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