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8-bit Cool Stuff

Finally – NES Classic Mini comes preloaded with 30 games

Took Nintendo long enough. While Atari and even Sega have been offering mini versions of their classic consoles with preloaded games Nintendo has been busy…doubling their stock with Pokemon GO. hmm right. Anyways, this November Nintendo is releasing the NES Classic mini. Which will come with 30 pre-loaded games, an…

TurboGrafx-16 Resurrected in App Form For iPhone and iPod Touch

The forgotten console. The TurboGrafx-16 SuperSystem seems to only come up in “oh remember…” type of conversations. I didn’t get much hands on time with the console in my youth so I don’t really have any attachment to it. I mean with such classics as Splatterhouse and Bomberman how could…

Classic Arcade ‘Game Over’ Scenarios in Stop Motion

This one has probably been around awhile but it’s still damn cool. Created by the artist only known as PES, it takes us into the ‘Game Over’ scenarios of some classic arcade titles using everyday objects. Well almost, not sure if cupcakes are everyday objects for everyone. They should be.

Final Fantasy IV: The After Years DLC Available Today For WiiWare

Square Enix has announced today new downloadable add-on content for Final Fantasy IV: The After Years will be available through WiiWare. Personally, Final Fantasy IV was the best Final Fantasy. Mostly because it was the only one I actually finished. The new content – The Crystals “The Planet Eater” –…

[8bit Review] Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out

Platform: NES Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo It only took about 10 minutes to remember the trick to get the ole NES working. Put the game in just enough to push it down into lock position, hit power, then give the game that extra little push in, hit reset and voila….

Classic, Reimagined Game Covers

[img]http://www.8bitreview.com/wp-content/uploads/ben_zeldahelvetica.jpg[/img] Olly Moss started all of this classic game cover business, which has spiraled out of control over the past few weeks and produced some very cool results. You NEED to check out the best of these and the fine folks at Kotaku have combed through all the message board…

8Bit Jesus?!?! Okay, Maybe It Is That Time Of The Year

We’re all about classic 8bit sounds and chiptuning. We’re not so hot on Christmas music or Jesus. Still, the angle of recreating classic holiday tunes with the 8bit sounds catches our attention enough to pass it along to you. Tis’ the season, now go spend money. Santa needs you! Download…

Pontiac Actually Does Provide Some Excitement!

Since I haven’t figured out how to embed video yet, you’ll have to follow this link to check out the pretty damn cool Pontiac advert that recreates the arcade classic. No, I didn’t ever think I’d be putting Pontiac and cool in the same sentence.

We Want One! More [8bit] Crap

British site The Cool Hunter is selling this beautiful piece of hardware that would be right at home as the new kitchen table of [8bit] Central. It comes loaded with PacMan, Donkey Kong, Galaga, Space Invaders, Frogger and 44 other 80’s classics. The company even claims it’s durable enough to…