[Forbidden Games] Plumbers Don’t Wear Ties


Welcome to the second entry of this column in which I review forbidden (and forgotten) retro games with adult contents. A lot of the games that will be revisited here will have, as well as adult themes, some contents that may offend somebody. But please remember, we are here just to re-discover something rightfully forgotten,…

[Happy Birthday!] Abe’s Oddysee


Hello old games lovers, Even though some of us moved the first steps in the world of video gaming on the PlayStation, we have to realize that this wonderful console is almost 20 years old so most of the successful games released for it are now in their twenties. Today another game officially enter in…

[Happy Birthday!] Punch-Out!


Hello old games lovers, If you’re old enough to remember the heydays of Mike Tyson you won’t surprised from oll the hype around his controversial personality. One of the boxing games that exploited the success of the black panther was Punch-Out!, a.k.a. Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!, released today, September 18th, 1987. This game (featured also on…

[RetroPicks] NES & SNES


Hello guys, In the last times I started to make some modifications and restoring of old consoles. Actually the few I made turned out to be good jobs so I got the idea to do this as a side project of blogging and collecting. For this reason I’m always looking for consoles to repair and…

[Restoring] Commodore 1570 Disk Drive retrobrighting


Hello guys, Time ago I’ve found in a old an dirty container a quite decent Commodore Disk Drive for 5,25″ floppy disk. I’ve always loved these kind of media and in fact I’ve recently decided to change the logo of this blog from Mario’s Goomba to one of these neat 3M disks 🙂 However the…

[RetroConsole] Atari 2600 is 40 years old!!!


If you are old enough and/or you have studied the history af video games you’ll know that Atari MEANS video games. The company that back then has been the fastest growing compnay in all the US, capable to release tons of games and make astonishing profits was the same company that redefined, or better DEFINED…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 10/09/17


Hello guys, Unfortunately this will be the last weekend of my holidays. Clouds and rain have announced the end of the summer and my job is waiting for me. Despite this there’s always time for games. My colleague calles me yesterday to tell me that there are three parcels waiting for me. It will be…

[RetroConsole] ColecoVision


For many years in the 70s and early 80s video games meant exclusively Atari, specifically Atari 2600. A lot of competitors tried to challenge this colossus over the years to try and gain slices of market but all the attempt eventually failed. Just two consoles were good enough to threaten Atari: Mattel Intellivision and ColecoVision…

[Forbidden Games] The Farmer’s Daughter


Welcome to the first entry of this brand new column in which I revisit forbidden (and forgotten) retro games with adult contents. A lot of the games that will be revisited here will have, as well as adult themes, some contents that may offend somebody. But please remember, we are here just to re-discover something…

[RetroPicks] CoolNESs!


Hello guys again, and welcome to my new post regarding some shopping I did some time ago. I’ve improved a lot my NES games collection, even if I’m far far away to have at least the mandatory games, but I surely have now more than what I had when I started. NES is my console of…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 03/09/17


Hello guys, Finally I’m on holiday! 🙂 🙂 🙂 The time for gaming is over, at least for two weeks; I only have to think at sunbathing and not burn myself under the sun. For this reason I’ve not checked online auctions and I haven’t played any games. My only trusted pastime has been reading…