[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 12/08/18


Hello guys, While my activity as a blogger is still dormant and the recovery is slow, lately I’ve been quite active in my hunt for new games. Following a lucky purchase I’m now trying to get as many Famicom and Super Famicom titles as possible. I know it will be pretty hard to play them…

[52 Weeks Challenge] Week 19 – Your favourite developer


Hello everybody, Tired of the 30 days game challenge? Enjoy my own personal revisitation of a classic challenge! Instead of 30 daily posts that fill an entire month, this challenge is more diluted in time and it will cover all the year 2018. 52 weeks, 52 questions to understand who’s the person behind this blog….

[Picks of the Month] July 2018


Hello guys, Here we are again with the usual monthly column about my shopping during the month of July. As you know in the last weeks I had to skow down both the number of posts and the frequency of my purchases, but still I had the possibility to close some good deals, especially for…

[Editorial] 1983 Video Game Crash


We are in 2018 and we take video games for granted. The home entertainment industry has a value of billions of dollars and year after year it looks like the video games become more appealing even to some slices of population that only 10-15 years ago were almost excluded from the market. However the situation…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 22/07/18


Hello guys, No, I’m not dead. And I’m resurrectin step by step every single piece of this blog. I’ve had some troubled times in the last months and I really haven’t got time and energies to read, write and even think about anything that wasn’t my private life. Now the situation has changed a bit…

[RetroConsole] Sega SG-1000


This is the beginning of one of the most famous rivalry in the history of video games, the one between SEGA and Nintendo. To all the millennials: PlayStation Vs. Xbox is nothing, this is the real deal. Today, July 15th but in 1983 SEGA released its first console, the SG-1000, the same day Nintendo showed…

[Picks of the Month] May/June 2018


Hello again guys, I’m finally back to my blogging activity. Sorry for my absence in this period but now I’m slowly catching up with all the things I’ve missed and that I had to to in the last month. This post is a double feature, since it’s a recap of the purchases of both May…

[Old Firm] Core Design


To some of you Core Design means only one thing: Tomb Raider. But if you’ve cut your teeth on personal computers in the lates 80s you’ll probably remember other entertaining games developed by this english firm, active from 1988. Core Design was founded exactly yesterday, May 13th of 30 years ago, in 1988, originally as…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 13/05/18


GAMES Europa Universalis IV Begun: November 16th, 2016 Status: 60% completed, on hold Duke Nukem – Episode three: Trapped in the Future Begun: January 4th, 2017 Status: 60% completed, on hold Super Mario Bros. 2 – The Lost Levels Begun: January 16th, 2017 Status: 12% completed, on hold Michael Jackson’s Moonwalker Begun: April 25th, 2017 Status: 33%…

[Forbidden Games] Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball


Welcome to the eighteenth 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,…

[52 Weeks Challenge] Week 18 – Your favourite genre


Hello everybody, Tired of the 30 days game challenge? Enjoy my own personal revisitation of a classic challenge! Instead of 30 daily posts that fill an entire month, this challenge is more diluted in time and it will cover all the year 2018. 52 weeks, 52 questions to understand who’s the person behind this blog….