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Wii Update: Classics Added to Wii Shop

Another classic has been added to the Wii shop, and we do mean classic. That’s right Double Dragon is now available for download via your Wii. I just can’t believe that they made such a crappy movie from such a great game. Remember that piece of garbage? With Robert Patrick,…

Getting Your Ass Kicked Has New Meaning

So apparently getting your ass kicked via one of your favorite FPS isn’t enough. Enter the vest. This gaming vest is the next level of gaming allowing players to feel the pain that is inflicted to their on screen counterparts. The vest is lined with air pockets that inflate when…

Very cool, if you’re a Seattle Mariners fan

Nintendo is giving Seattle Mariners fans a gift at every home game this year: free access to the Nintendo Fan Network. Fans who bring a Nintendo DS to Safeco Field can log on wirelessly to the Nintendo Fan Network to access a wide variety of baseball-related content. Some of the…

Wii Update: Classics Added to Wii Shop

It doesn’t make sense for us to call ourselves 8bit-ers if we don’t actually report 8bit news.  So with that in mind it makes sense for us to update you guys when Nintendo releases their classics into the Wii Shop for download. Here is a list of titles that have…

The Last Pinball Machine Maker In The World

We here at [8bit] respect our elders, usually. Before vids were even a twinkle in the eye or Japanese programmers, we had pinball. Like the best games pinball is incredibly simply and incredibly hard. Keep racking up the points and don’t let that little silver ball get past you. Stern…

The First Ever [8bit Blast]

Today we have a lot to talk about and not much time to do it, so we’re going to crank a bunch of cool links your way in one post. [8bit Blast] is a lame title for this feature, admittedly, but we don’t care. So here it goes. The good folks…

Earth Day Is For Weenies. Saving Cash Is For 8bit.

Earth Day and people trying to be “green” are stupid and annoying. Things that make the world a better place usually only get done when they’re easy and cheap. In that spirit, I’ve got a few links to guides tailored for gamers to help the environment and save you a…

Keep This Nutjob Behind Bars

The South Carolina Federal inmate pictured above, Jonathan Lee Riches, it a total fucking wacko. He also happens to love filing lawsuits and restraining orders. Lucky recipients of his attention have included but are not limited to Michael Vick, Martha Stuart, Bill Belichick, our current President, Steve Jobs and poor,…

Darth and Yoda Look Cool In SC IV, Duh.

Star Wars is so tied into everything these days that it’s no surprise that a few of the most recognized characters on the planet might pop up in a new fighting game. So much cooler than Spawn and Link, now Darth Vader (pictured above hitting on schoolgirls) and Yoda will…