[Old Firm] Accolade


Hello guys, During this year of important celebrations regarding some of the most important video games companies ever, find its own place even the “little” accolade, founded thirtyfive years ago today, November 12th, 1984. Accolade can be considered like a “grandson” of Atari: its founders, Alan Miller and Bob Whitehead, after being developers for Atari,…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 10/11/19


Hello guys, I’ve already told you last week that I was totally into a GPS championship with 100% race distance and Ace difficulty. I’m still racing and after the victory in Aida I’ve told you about last week I clinched a second place in Imola and another flawless victory in Monaco so I’m now second…

[Game of The Week] Week #29 – Kings of the Beach


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the twenty-ninth of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Kings fo the Beach for NES! Developer: Electronic Arts Publisher: Electronic Arts, Ultra Games (NES) Platforms: C64, MS-DOS, NES (pictured) Genre: Sport, Beach Volley Release Date: January 1990 I have…

[RetroConsole] The Italian Job: 45 years of Zanussi Ping-O-Tronic


Well, yes, even Italy has had its own share in the history of gaming consoles. Beyond the more famous and more important (qualitative-wise) contribute we gave to the history of home computers thanks to Olivetti, our engineers in the ealy 70s managed to sneak into the world of Pong clones with a console that got…

[Game of The Week] Week #28 – To.Ca. 2


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the twenty-eighthof the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is To.Ca. 2 for PS1! Developer: Codemasters Publisher: Codemasters Platforms: Windows, PS1 (pictured) Genre: Racing Release Date: December 1998 (EU), November 9th, 1999 (US) Hello guys, I remember having plenty of fun…

[Picks of the Month] October 2019


Hello guys, If it weren’t for a last second gift from my gf, this month would have been quite dead on the acquisitions side. After the initial enthusiasm for the Mega Drive Mini, I’ve almost had nothing more tpo add to my collection, except for two games, Base Wars and Mystic Quest, one for NES,…

[Editorial] It’s the fricking Halloween!


Even though Halloween has become a thing even outside the United States and has spread all over the world, it’s not so widely celebrated on video games as well although the U.S. is historically the epicenter of the gaming world. Despite the presence of (for example) tons of games based on Christmas and characters related…

[Review] Dracula


REVIEW # 00000000 01011101 My blood now flows through her veins. She will live through the centuries to come, as I have lived.

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 27/10/19


Ciao a tutti, Dopo aver terminato l’ultimo volume arretrato di Retro Gamer mi sono accorto che erano 3 mesi che non ne ricevevo uno :O Fortunatamente sono stati abbastanza rapidi nella spedizione delgi arrestrati più il volume in edicola al momento e quindi mi sono ributtato nella lettura, conscio di dover ancora affrontare una mini-pila…