[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 10/12/17


Hello guys, Last one has been a prolific week. Not only I’ve finally received a juicy lot of games for SNES and Master System of which I’ll tell you in a future post (even though whoever follows me on Twitter, already knows what’s all about 🙂 ), but I’ve also completed games and started new…

[RetroConsole] Bally Astrocade


In the year in which the Atari 2600 turns 40 another forgotten console reach the goal of the four decades, the Bally Astrocade, an item that, despite its insuccess, has an interesting and tormented story to tell. The story in a nutshell Let’s go back in time. Really back. In 1932 there were just a…

[Forbidden Games] Beat ’em & Eat ’em


Welcome to the seventh 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!] Mega Man 5


Hello guys, Today another anniversary for the prolific Mega Man saga, since in December 1992 was released for the NES the fifth installment of the series, Mega Man 5, well received especially for the musics. Even though the gameplay is always the same old Mega Man gameplay and the graphics are still the same the…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 03/12/17


Hello guys, Good news for this week since I’ve received (and I will receive in the next days) some of the games I’ve ordered online. I’ve focused primarily on the Master System as you’ve read in the post of the purchases of November. I’ve bought for a reasonable price some of the defining games of…

[Picks of the Month] November 2017


Hello guys, Here’s the third entry of this column, a resume of what I bought last month. This month had been quite strange, since I’ve been oriented toward many different consoles both old and modern and I ended up buying retro stuff, like Master System games and “modern” games such as the ones for the…

[RetroConsole] Vectrex


Throughout all the history of gaming consoles we’ve seen all kind of oddities: the ginormous Atari 5200, the Coleco Telstar Arcade, Nintendo’s Virtual Boy and in recent years  Mattel’s HyperScan,  but for sure a console that cannot be fogotten  in this particular list is the Vectrex, released by General Consumer Electronic first and Milton Bradley…

Freshly delivered! – Retro Gamer Issue #173


Hello guys, This time it was my fault in being late to publish a post about the last Retro Gamer issue. It arrived perfectly on time but only today I had the time to talk about it. Obviously the mag is focused on the cover story about Mario Sunshine, which is a Mario game I’ve…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 26/11/17


Hello guys, To all of the friends who follow me from the other side of the ocean I hope you’ve spent a good Thanksgiving and to all my non-american friends, well…I hope you’ve spent a great week as well! In the last days I felt a bit sick and unfortunately my plans had to change…

[RetroConsole] Atari 5200


Doomed from the beginning. This could be the tagline to describe in a nutshell the life of the Atari 5200, the forgotten son of the console that defined the videogame industry. Even though the console has never, NEVER been a success, I thought It would be anyway nice to talk a bit of it, just…

[Coming of Age] Donkey Kong 64


Hello old games lovers, Today, November 24th, 2017 we celebrate the release of the first fully 3D Donkey Kong game, Donkey Kong 64 that came out in 1999 for the N64. Nintendo already did a wonderful job with the previous installments on the DK series, the mini-saga of Donkey Kong Country for the SNES, that…