[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…

[Happy Birthday!] Duck Hunt


Hello old games lovers, How many of you hated that stupid dog? And for how many of you Duck Hunt has represented one of the very firs games or the first time you got gun in your hands? Well, for many of you this game, although simple and all but a masterpiece, has marked a…

[RetroConsole] Game Gear turns 30!


When Game Boy came out at the end of the 80s it revolutioned forever the world of gaming and for the first time the player had the pobbisility to have something to play on the go without the need to be hooked on a TV. As it can be imagined the competitors started to rise…

[Happy Birthday!] Secret of Evermore


Hello old games lovers, It was the beginning of October 1995 when our SNES were graced by Secret of Evermore, a sort of spiritual sequel of Secret of Mana with which shares graphics and gameplay. Although not at the same level of its model, the game is still fun and playable, especially today that we…

[Editorial] The lines that defined my gaming history


It happened to all of us. Most of the games we played in our youth, especially if you, like me, were born in early 80s not only impressed us for their incredible stories, even though they were all but incredible or their marvellous graphics even if they were actually rude and blocky or for some…

[1-minute Review] Super Bubsy


Year: 1995 Developer: ATI Technologies Publisher: Accolade Platforms: Windows LOAD “” Before Bubsy became synonim of awful videogame our loved rabbit was a protagonist of good 2D adventures. In an era in which platformer mascots were a legion (Superfrog, Zool, Dynamite Headdy, James Pond a.k.a. Robocod, Rayman, and so on) Super Bubsy was one of…

[Happy Birthday!] Rayman


Hello old games lovers, Some games are ground-breaking and when I was still young and I was new to the world of computer games nothing impressed me more than Rayman. It was a game I couldn’t run on my humble 286 neither in a million years and its jaw-dropping colourful graphics were a dream to…

[RetroSoft] 25 years of Windows95!


Hello retro software lovers, Probably 1995 marks the moment when the computer evolved from the successful item it already was but still “locked” in a sort of niche into a mainstream phenomenon and this thanks (also) to Windows 95, to its colourful graphics, easy to browse and to the gradual dismission of the prompt of…