[Game of The Week] Week #25 – Resident Evil


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the twenty-fifth of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Resident Evil for PS1! Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Platforms: Genesis/Mega Drive (pictured) Genre: Beat ’em Up Release Date: August 11th, 1992 (NA), 1993 (EU) You don’t forget your first Resident…

[Happy Birthday!] Doom II: Hell on Earth


Doom. Four letters, a genre. By the time the first id Software game came out the worl of FPS and the video games world in general would never be the same. When Doom II came out one year later in 1994 not as a shareware product anymore but as a full featured game for id…

[The 2600er] Double Dragon


Copyright: 1989 Release Date: October 1989 Developer: Technos Japan Corporation Publisher: Activision Deisgner: Dan Kitchen (programmer) Code: AK-050 Description If you’re thinking “how the hell they did manage to fit an arcade experience like Double Dragon into an Atari 2600 cartridge???” you’re probably a normal person who can’t believe they ported this game on the…

[Editorial], So, we’ll have a PS5 for Christmas


Here we are again, This time the news is confirmed and after the rumors we’re hearing since almost a year, Sony in an official statement has announced that for Christmas 2020 we’ll find under the tree the new flagship of the japanese firm whose name will be, with great creativity, PlayStation 5; a new war…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 06/10/19


Hello guys, The wait is over. Yesterday morning in its elegant replica black box the Mega Drive Mini has finally arrived and it has already found its room in the jingle of consoles hooked up to the main TV  in the living room. What to say, there’s only to drool, the console is beautiful, the…

[Game of The Week] Week #24 – Super Probotector: Alien Rebels


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the twenty-fourth of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Super Probotector: Alien Rebels for SNES! Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Platforms: SNES (pictured), Game Boy, Game Boy Advance Genre: Run ‘n Gun Release Date: February 28th, 1992 Super Probotector or…

[Happy Birthday!] Prince of Persia


Hello old games lovers, The time has come (again) to dive into the sands of the East to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the immortal Brøderbund masterpiece Prince of Persia, released today, October 3rd, 1989. A great game whose innovative visuals and peculiar gameplay with a time limite, like you were playing a “live” adventure,…

[Picks of the Month] September 2019


Hello everybody, As announced, September hasn’t been a month full of games, but I did manage to get something looking here and there anyway. First of all I finally succeeded in installing correctly all of the games bought in the past from Epic Store: my old laptop was almost a piece of junk and couldn’t…

[Old Film] Activision


I had told you that this year would have been full of anniversaries and afther the last one we celebrated, that of 130 years onf Nintento, we celebrate today the 40th of the first indipendent developer, Activision, founded today, October 1st, 2019. The story of Activision is closely related to that of Atari that back…

[Happy Birthday!] Age of Empires II: Age of Kings


Hello old games lovers, All of you who already passed the 30 surely spent a lot of time during the first roaring Win 95 years with Age of Empires, one of the classics among the RTS games. But today we’re not celebrating the first, mythological Ensemble Studios game, but the second, set in the Middle…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 29/09/19


Hello guys, Now that I’ve archived all of the Retro Gamer I still had to read last week, I’m focusing again on finding some good offers online. I’m eyeing a PC Engine before the prices will skyrocket when it will be released the mini replica of the console and in the meantime it wouldn’t be…