[Happy Birthday!] Soldier of Fortune


Hello old games lovers, Until today I didn’t know that Soldier of Fortune was based on a magazine with the same name but when I first got the official CD thanks to a friend in high school I was really impressed by the realism and the possibility to shoot an enemy in different points with…

[RetroSoft] Microsoft 3.0 released 30 years ago!


Hello everybody, This time I surely can’t say “looks like yesterday” even because if we consider the timescale of computer science  we’re almost talking about the Middle Ages, but today, March 22nd we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release if Windows 3.0, one of the most famous and most loved edition among all of…

[RetroComputers] Acorn Atom


The beginning of the invasion of the micros in the UK can be considered 1980, the year in which Sir Clive Sinclair released the ZX80. However another competitor was on the scene to try to get its slice of the cake and it was Acorn Computers that, always in 1980, after a few years spent…

[Happy Birthday!] Descent


Hello old games lovers, If you’re like the ones who suffer from motion sickness while playing games with VR I won’t definitely suggest you Descent that, even though it soesn’t support VR, can make your hear spin and give you nausea. Anyway we can forgive it, since today is its 25th anniversary, having been released…

[The 2600er] Space Invaders


Copyright: 1978 Release Date: March 1980 Developer: Taito Publisher: Atari Deisgner: Rick Maurer (Programmer) Code: CX2632 Description Space Invaders is a game that doesn’t need any introduction. Together with Pong and Tetris is one of the most famous, most coverted and most successful games of all time and it’s no surprise that the first domestic…

[Game of the Week] Week #39 – Alex Kidd in High-Tech World


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the thirty-ninth of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Alex Kidd in High-Tech World for Sega Master System! Developer:  Sega Publisher: Sega Platforms: Sega Master System Genre: Platform, Adventure Release Date: July 19th, 1987   Follow I ❤ Old…

[A day with] Arnie Vs. Sly


Hello everybody, After the success of the first post of the column [A day with], where I tackles the genre of ninja games, today there will be another retrospective focused mainly on action games; this time I got the idea after I’ve watched for the twelft time “The Expendables”, thanks to Prime Video and the…

[Editorial] 20 years and 20 games for PS2


Hello guys, Following up the celebrations for the 20 years of the PS2 it seems right to me fo further honour one of the most influential consoles of all time and the BEST selling consoles of all time with nearly 155 millions units sold. Since the PS2 was the teenage console for the ones born…

[2020 with Windows games] Doom II / Deus Ex / Driv3r


Hello guys, This is the third entry of the [2020 with Windows games] column, a mini-compendium of the mandatory Windows games ever released. For a big part of my life I’ve been a PC games player and I had tons of old games to play with back in the 00s. This is my homage to…

[Game of the Week] Week #38 – Project I.G.I.


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the thirty-eighth of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Project I.G.I. for Windows! Developer:  Innerloop Studios Publisher: Eidos Interactive Platforms: Windows Genre: Tactical shooter Release Date: December 8th, 2000 Finally the time has come to talk about Project I.G.I,…

[RetroConsole] PlayStation 2 turns 20!


It seems incredible, but the PlayStation 2, the console that once and for all confirmed Sony supremacy in the world of consoles and made videogames something fashionable, out of their original niche, turns 20 today. Yes, it is now a vintage item since it was first released today, March 4th, 2000 becoming the first, big…