Blackbox Bebop has been released!

Blackbox Bebop has been released!

Nintendo has announced a re-release of the NES.  Let’s celebrate with a new radio station that commemorates some of the earlier games – Blackbox Bebop! The station is currently available every Thursday to members of 8BitCool. continue

Transitioning to Cool

Transitioning to Cool
8bit-radio.com was a site made with great love and effort. However, the tech has become antiquated - the radio player had been functioning for less and less people as time moved on. It's also been a lot of maintenance to make changes to images, text, etc. As such, 8bit-radio.com is now closed in place of this continue

Controller Family Tree

Controller Family Tree
Came across this graphic in the signature of a forum recently. It depicts the evolution of game controllers. Pretty cool. There was a credit line just underneath the image, but the link was broken. Here it is anyway: http://www.axess.com/twilight/console/ continue

Top 5 Most Expensive, Licensed NES Games

Top 5 Most Expensive, Licensed NES Games
It might be pretty crazy to think that a console like the NES could create such a demand almost thirty years after launch. With children from the 1980s becoming career people (i.e. they have an income) and these same people wanting to recapture their youth, the demand becomes ever so more. The following list is continue

Hello, Howdy, and Hi There!

Hello, Howdy, and Hi There!
You have come across a website devoted to the 8-bit era - especially that of the NES. It was a time when games were simpler, especially in graphics. It was a time when a game could generally be winnable over a weekend. These are gaming standards much different than today, but standards that many of continue