[Editorial] The definitive setup of the gaming room


Finalmente ci siamo arrivato. In un lunghissimo processo di quasi due anni finalmente la mia sala è completa, tutte le console sono al loro posto, attaccate e funzionanti e in ogni momento posso usare quella che preferisco per una partita al volo senza dovermi preoccupare di verificare il funzionamento di tutto. Ma andiamo per gradi….

[2020 with Windows games] Outlaws / Oni / ObsCure


Hello guys, This is the fifteenth 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…

[RetroSoft] Windows 1.0 officially released 35 years ago!


Hello retrolovers, Today (or better, a few days ago) we celebrated the 35th anniversary of the first version ever of Windows, the release 1.0. Back then Windows had to be launched via MS-DOS and in fact all of the operations that could be done on DOS could be done on Windows as well, but with…

[Forbidden Games] Nude School Dating Sim


Welcome to the forty-sixth 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!] Battlezone


Hello old games lovers, The oldest (nay, the most experienced) among you have surely put their hands on an Atari 2600 and it’s possible that one of the game were Battlezone. Yes, the strange port that transformed in a “raster” game an original “vectorial” game. Well, the original Battlezone, back then a great simulation of…

[Happy Birthday!] The Secret of Monkey Island


Hello old games lovers, This is where it all began. Probably Monky Island 2 was one of the pinnacles of 2D point and click adventures but that game couldn’t exist without the first, epic installment of the Monkey Island saga, where we first meet Guybrush Threepwood, an unlikely hero and apprentice pirate. Today we celebrate…

[Happy Birthday!] I Have no Mouth and I Must Scream


Hello old games lovers, A great dystopian adventure about the dangerous interation between mankind and technology became in 1995 a fully fledged game when Cyberdream released on October 31st I Have no Mout and I Must Scream. This graphic adventure let us play as the five protagonists in thir task to escape from the supercomputer…

[The 2600er] Ghostbusters


Copyright: 1984,1985 Release Date: October 1985 Developer: Activision Publisher: Activision Deisgner: David Crane (Designer), Dan Kitchen (Programmer) Code: AZ-108 Description Ghostbusters was a smash hit in theatres back in 1984 and Activision secured the rights to develop a game set to be released along with the movie to ensure the success. It was a multiplatform…

[Happy Birthday!] Terranigma


Hello old games lovers, After Soulblazer and Illusion of Gaia, Terranigma is the third an last installment of the trilogy developed by Quintet for the SNES of which today we’re celebrating the 25th anniversary, having been released on October 20th, 1995. Buongiorno retroamici, Dopo Soulblazer e Illusion of Gaia, Terranigma è il terzo e ultimo…