Linkstorm! 01/17/2017 : 8bitrocket Retro Gaming News Update


  • The Nintendo Switch will be released March 1st.  No word on the Virtual Console transfers  or whether we will have to buy our classic games again…for the 3rd time in a row.  Appropriately, NintendoAge has a ton of threads about it.

DIY/Maker Gaming 

Retro Products

  • Sadly, Nothing this week…



Digital Store Highlights

  • F-Xero X is now available on the Wii U Virtual Console
  • Red Faction (PS2) has been available for the PS4 in the Playstaion Store since December.

Podcast/Youtube Highlights


(Note: This news update does not contain ALL the retro gaming news in the world, but it does contain the stuff we here at care the most about: A lot of Atari, plus Sega, Nintendo, 80’s and 90’s PC games, PS1/PS2, DIY/maker gaming, new classic consoles, podcasts we love,  and almost anything else from the 80’s . If you have news you’d like to clue us into, please contact us)

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