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What is Retro Bowl Unblocked?

Our Retro Bowl Unblocked guide walks you through how to play the game safely on your browser, while advising what to avoid to stay safe.

Retro Bowl Unblocked screenshot showing two teams facing off on the football pitch

Our Retro Bowl Unblocked guide is all you need to dive into some glorious 8-bit sporting action. However, while we’re on hand to offer advice about safe ways to play it, we must point out that searching for unblocked versions of games can be unnecessary, especially as it can come with an element of risk that we simply can’t recommend you ignore. Fortunately, not all versions of Retro Bowl Unblocked require a suspicious download.

We can understand wanting to get in on the action, as we gave the game a score of 8/10 in our Retro Bowl review – that is for the original version, not the unblocked variant. We also have a list of football games (soccer games) on Switch and mobile that don’t involve visiting questionable websites. Or, if football isn’t the sport for you, we also have lists of the best wrestling games, baseball games, and basketball games.

What is Retro Bowl Unblocked?

Retro Bowl Unblocked is a fan-made version of the sports management game, allowing you to play it on your phone or web browser. It feels a bit redundant to search for this version of Retro Bowl, however, as you can easily get access to the original game through both the App Store and Google Play. Still, PC players can rest assured knowing that there is a safe way to experience the game on your desktop.

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How do I play Retro Bowl Unblocked?

While we can’t in good conscience recommend that you look for an unblocked version of Retro Bowl to download due to the associated risks, we do have some good news for those of you who want to play a safe version of Retro Bowl Unblocked, as there’s an official version here that you can play through your browser without the need to download anything.

It even details how to play, what teams are available, and what you can expect from the experience. There’s also a second version of Retro Bowl Unblocked that you can enjoy here, except this one features ads. Don’t forget, though, you can always play the original game on your smartphone, be it iOS or Android.

Why shouldn’t I play Retro Bowl Unblocked?

Usually, this is the part where we tell you about the dangers of playing unblocked games due to the dangers of downloads from some websites – cybercrime and viruses are rampant, and they can cause some real problems. So, while we implore you to bear that in mind, we can’t say that you shouldn’t play through the official Retro Bowl Unblocked website, as it requires no downloads, making it a much safer experience.

Even so, considering it takes little effort to access the original version of the game, that’s still the one we recommend. Why fix what’s not broken, right?

With that, you know everything you need to know about Retro Bowl Unblocked. Again, we don’t recommend that you download anything but make use of the version that requires no downloads if you want to enjoy the game on PC, or just dive into the original through Google Play or the App Store. For even more fun from the comfort of your couch, check out our lists of the best mobile RPGs and Switch RPGs.