[Shut up and take my money!] Ataribox, the King is back!


Hello guys! You may have noticed that in the few days a lot of rumors came out about the new Atari console, the Ataribox. This time it looks like the former King of video games industry will come back for real. After a teaser shown on 2017 E3, the Ataribox is set to be released…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 16/07/17


Hello guys, Unfortunately this week I was quite poor because I haven’t got the wi-fi connection for 3-4 days. I’ve been out of town for several days and, even though I had my laptop with me I’ve been very busy and I haven’t written anything; I trust next week would be way more proficient 🙂…

[Restoring] My first mod: a region-free NES


Hello guys, If someone last year had told me that in summer 2017 I would have mod a console, I would have considered him a fool. My only console back then was my old NES and I thought I’ve lost it somewhere since I’ve found it again in my basement. Then I started to creater…

[Happy Birthday!] Metal Gear


Hello old games lovers, Back in the late 90s when the PlayStation became the most popular console, I remember playing a lot with Metal Gear Solid, a great game that was quite a success back them. What I did not know was that that game was only one of the games of the Metal Gear…

[RetroPicks] Sega stuff


Hello guys! I can’t wait no more to tell you about the juicy bunch of games I’ve bought for my SEGA consoles, the Master System and the Mega Drive! Since I’ve always been a Nintendo boy, having owned as a kid a NES and a Game&Watch, now that I’m grown up I thought it could…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 02/07/17


Hello guys, Last week it was a great one on the purchase side. I’ve found a lot of NES games and I will write about them in a dedicated post. Obviously I’m still in the first phase, the easiest one, I’m bulding the base of my collection with the most common and less expensive games….

[Happy Birthday!] Star Fox 64


Hello old games lovers, If you remember, after 1996, after the release of the N64, every game had a “64” version. There was Duke Nukem, and Deke Nukem 64, there was Quake and Quake 64, Mario and Mario 64. I could go on for hours but I don’t think it will be helpful. All this…

[Happy Birthday!] Carmageddon


Hello old games lovers, Today is the 20th annoversary one on the most controversial games back then, Carmageddon, released in the US today, June 30th, 1997. The american release followed the european (June 20th) and the Swedish (June 13th). I remember all the hype for this game 20 years ago: too violent, too “wrong”, unsuitable…

Freshly delivered! Retro Gamer Issue 168


Hello guys, Finally, after a long long wait yesterday morning the last issue of Retro Gamer popped into my office. Actually is not the very last, which came out last week but the last for me…the May one… Thi is one of the issues in which the main piece is not properly my kind of…