[Old Firm] Core Design


To some of you Core Design means only one thing: Tomb Raider. But if you’ve cut your teeth on personal computers in the lates 80s you’ll probably remember other entertaining games developed by this english firm, active from 1988. Core Design was founded exactly yesterday, May 13th of 30 years ago, in 1988, originally as…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 13/05/18


GAMES Europa Universalis IV Begun: November 16th, 2016 Status: 60% completed, on hold Duke Nukem – Episode three: Trapped in the Future Begun: January 4th, 2017 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%…

[Forbidden Games] Dead or Alive Xtreme Beach Volleyball


Welcome to the eighteenth 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,…

[52 Weeks Challenge] Week 18 – Your favourite genre


Hello everybody, Tired of the 30 days game challenge? Enjoy my own personal revisitation of a classic challenge! Instead of 30 daily posts that fill an entire month, this challenge is more diluted in time and it will cover all the year 2018. 52 weeks, 52 questions to understand who’s the person behind this blog….

[RetroPicks] The revenge of SNES


Hello guys, After the overload of NES games I showed you in the previous RetroPicks posts, this time I’d like to tell you about the lot of SNES games I’ve bought. I’ve happened to find an italian seller who listed a lot of SNES cartridges, like 150 and, even though some of them were quite…

[52 Weeks Challenge] Week 17 – The game with the best cutscenes


Hello everybody, Tired of the 30 days game challenge? Enjoy my own personal revisitation of a classic challenge! Instead of 30 daily posts that fill an entire month, this challenge is more diluted in time and it will cover all the year 2018. 52 weeks, 52 questions to understand who’s the person behind this blog….

[Picks of the Month] April 2018


Hello guys, Here we are with the usual appointment on the first day of the month. And happy 1st of May to everybody! I’ve already told you a few days ago I had to return the PS3 I’ve bought for only 30€ since it didn’t load CDs. But the fact that I’ve experienced for a…

[Forbidden Games] 7 Sins


Welcome to the seventeenth 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,…

Freshly delivered! – Retro Gamer Issue #178


Hello guys, This new RG feature cover one of the most loved FPS of the N64, GoldenEye. sincerely I’ve never played it but I’ve been intrigued by hungrygoriya videos lately so I might give it a try since it’s not so expensive and it’s easy to find. The article I’ve liked the most is the…

[The 2600er] Galaxian


Copyright: 1983 Release Date: April 1983 Developer: Namco (original) Publisher: Atari Inc. Deisgner: Mark Ackerman, Glenn Parker, Tom Calderwood Code: CX2684 Description Galaxian is in a few word a variation of Space Invaders concept. This time the game has a bit more depth since the aliens instead of moving slowly to the spaceship, somethime thay can…