[Ye Olde] The real Triforce: Apple II, Commodore PET, and TRS-80


Hello guys, 1977 is one of the most important years in history of computer science and video games since it saw the release – in November – of the Atari 2600, one of the most successful and longeve consoles ever made and of three of the most iconic computers not only of their era, but…

[Happy Birthday!] Head over Heels


Hello old games lovers, If you had a Spectrum in the 80s  you’ve likely tried at least once Head Over Heels the isometric adventure game relaeased by Ocean. It was one of the Speccy Classic even if was then ported on otehr systems, such as the Amstrad for example, but the original version is the…

[Happy Birthday!] Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate one of the most influential graphic adventures ever released, Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis, released in June 1992. Talking about point-and-click games, LucasArts is an institution, having released during the years iconic games like Maniac Mansion, its sequel Day of the Tentacle, then Sam & Max…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 18/06/17


Hello guys, I’ve spent last week reading a lot. Finally I finished the last issue of Retro Gamer (or at least the last issue they sent me, since they’re one month late with the delivery……) and I picked up again my ZX Spectrum Special and read a bit of that, especially a great piece about…

[Coming of Age] Descent 3


Hello old games lovers, Today, June 17th blows 18 candles Descent 3, third installment of a mini saga of peculiar FPS, whose first title was Descent, released in 1995. Descent is a particular FPS because first thing first from the beginning gave to the player a complete freedom of movement in all directions (at the…

[RetroPicks] Master System, Master Race


Hello guys, Some times ago I stumbled upon some interesting auctions on Sega Master System games. It were some of these 1$ auction with no reserve price and with cheap shipping costs so I tried to get as many games as I could. After four days of bidding, as you can imagine I’ve lost many…

[Coming of Age] Counter-Strike


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the 18th anniversary of Counter-Strike, one of the most successful mods of the past decade. This is the proof that with a bit of skills and a project in mind everything can be done. Counter-Strike was born from an idea of two college Students that started to modify…

[RetroComputers] Apple II turns 40!


HAL-lo guys, Would you say that Orlando Bloom, Chris Martin, Jessica Chastain and Shakira will be 40 this year? No? So you wouldn’t say that also another pice of history like the Apple II exactly today, June 10th turned 40! This magnifiecient piece of thechnology was maybe the first big hit for Apple and it…