[Happy Birthday!] Donkey Kong Jr. Math


Hello old games lovers, “Do the Math”, said the people behind the Atari Jaguar in the mid-90s. Probably they were dramatically wrong but maybe just because they haven’t studied with Donkey Kong Jr. Well today, 35 years after, is the chance to remember this piece of software which saw the light of day today, December…

[Happy Birthday!] Doom


Hello old games lovers, It seems that December is a good month to release epic and celebrated games and after the Ninja Gaiden anniversary of yesterday, today another great genre-defining game celebrates an important anniversary. Today Doom is 25 years old, having been released on December 10th, 1993. Doom is by far one of the…

[Happy Birthday!] Ninja Gaiden


Hello old games lovers, Great celebrations today, since it’s the 30th anniversary of one of the defining  games in videogames hisory, Ninja Gaiden a.k.a. Shadow Warriors, a perfect blend of action, platforming and scrolling beat ’em up, released today December 9th in 1988, in an era when the ninjas were on fashion. Sega has always…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 09/12/18


Hello guys, It’s been a week dedicated to Christmas gifts. It looks like I’ve already found all the gifts I needed and I feel a bit uncomfortable about it because usually I buy everything one or two days before Christmas. Strange feeling 🙂 Apparently this year things have changed and now I can take some…

[Forbidden Games] Elvira: Mistress of the Dark


Welcome to the twentieth 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,…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 02/12/18


Hello guys, I’ve had a rathere intense week on the gaming side, not only because I’va managed to buy a great lot of Resdient Evil games as you can read in the last [Picks of the Month] column, but even because I’ve started a “new” game, Life Force a.k.a. Salamander I’ve recently bought. Having loved…

[Picks of the Month] November 2018


Hello guys, Great news this month! Out of the blue I’ve got a very appreciated and totally unexpected gift in the form of a shiny total white brand new Xbox One S. I really couldn’t hold my joy for this amazing piece of technology! The version I have is the one bundled with Forza Horizon…

[RetroConsole] Sega Dreamcast


Many gamers beside videogames have other passions. One of mine is Formula 1. I watch it since I was a kid, I never miss an event and I’ve studied carefully the history of the sport. To all of you that follow also Formula 1, today I want to talk about the Gilles Villeneuve of the…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 25/11/18


Hello guys, One month to Christmas today, are you preparing something juicy for the Xmas period? I have to admit that once you become adult, you start to live on your own before having your own family, the Christmas period lose a bit of magic, especially if you have a job where you have to…

[Happy Birthday!] Half-Life


Hello old games lovers, Yes, time passes. And quite fast I have to say. It seems yesterday when I was playing Half-Life on my PC and PUFF, 20 years have passed. Even though I’m a bit late, on November 19th, 1998 Half-Life hit the scene and quickly became one of the best FPS ever made,…

[RetroConsole] Atari Jaguar


To many non-gamers Atari is nothing short of an obscure word, and that’s probably because the company, once flagship of an entire industry, died when most of them weren’t in this world. Atari died as a console manufactured in the middle of the 90s and today we celebrate its  swan song. The console that had…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 18/11/18


GAMES Europa Universalis IV Begun: November 16th, 2016 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% completed, on hold Probotector Begun: December 18th, 2017 Status: 71% completed, on hold Streets of Rage…