[RetroConsole] Nintendo 64


When I think about 1996, to me it’s like talking of yesterday. Damon Hill won his 1st Formula 1 Championship, Italy did an horrible figure during the European Championship in England and Dolly became the most famous sheep in history. But, as a matter of fact from 1996 20 years have passed even if I…

[Happy Birthday!] Super Mario 64


September 26th is an important day in gaming history: after the 1986 Castlevania release, 10 years later, in 1996, Nintendo showed to the world his “killer app” Super Mario 64 that just turned 20. So a huge happy birthday to another piece of history! Follow I ❤ Old Games! on Facebook!  

[Happy Birthday!] Castlevania


Hello old game lovers, Today, or better on September 26th, 1986 (my flu took over my will of writing) has been released in Japan a game with a strange title, Akuma jō Dracula, widely known in the west as Castlevania, one of the most famous games of all time, first title of a never ending saga…

[Happy Birthday!] Outrun


Yes, I know, I’m a bit late to the party. The fact s that Outrun yesterday turned 20, having been released in the arcade version on September 20th, 1986, so all hail to this Sega jewel! I already made a review of the game here but I will be glad if you could share with…

Freshly delivered! – Retro Gamer Issue #158


Ok, actually it’s not so freshly delivered, but after the holidays I didn’t have so much time to read it so I’m starting in these days. As you can see from the picture there are some interesting features, but mainly Sonic 25th anniversary. If you know me you know I’m a Nintendo man, but this…

[MAME Monday] Track & Field


If you remmber two weeks ago I told you Hyper Sports was the game I broke my fingers onto the most. In the MAME installe in the PC we had in that office there was also another keyboards-crusher game that we usually played A LOT and it was the “father” of Hyper Sports: Track &…

[Editorial] Celebratory Post: 200 Followers!!!


This is really incredible for me… Once I hit the goal of 100 followers, which for me was a huge number, being my other blog MoviesTavern stuck at 50ish, I never thought that I could have added other 100 followers to my cause, but now we (you) are 200! Moreover the same day we hit…

[RetroPicks] Straight from the basement: my original NES!


NES made me happy a lot of times: the first one was when I fist got it as a Christmas present in 1991, the second one, the third one, the fourth one and the trillionth one were all the times I turned it on and, watching that small red light, I started playing. NES made me…

[Coming of age] Spyro the Dragon


Hello old games lovers! Today will turn 18 Spyro the Dragon, released for PS1 exactly today, September 10th, 1998! My niece will be happy this week since there are the birthdays on this game and Crash Bandicoot, two of her favourites of all time on PlayStation Post some comments and thoughts about Spyro! Follow I ❤ Old…

[RetroPicks] It’s time to start a collection!


Finally the time has come. After reading about a lot of people and their faboulous games and consoles collections, I decided to start myself a small one. With a lot of stuff to do during the weekdays (you know, my job, the thing that fill my fridge with a lot of good things to eat…)…