Freshly Delivered! – Retro Gamer Issue #159


Hello guys, This month in the latest Retro Gamer issue a lot of interesting things. First thing first the Epic Streets of Rage II, so prepare your fists and get ready to use them! Then a very interesting article about Worms, the Team 17 video game franchise where those little squishy maggots decide it’s time…

[Happy Birthday!] Night Driver


With a couple of days of delay let’s celebrate Night Driver that turned 40 on October 24th, having been released in 1976. This developers of this game, primarily released for the Arcade and after for Atari 2600, had a brilliant intuition since they had to develop a driving game but the were obliged by the…

[RetroConsole] Magnavox Odyssey 300…and brothers


In the last years we attended to the war between Sony and Microsoft with their main products, PlayStation and Xbox. In the previous decade the war raged between Nintendo and Sega, when NES and MegaDrive tried to overwhelm each other. But even before, when the console market was still small and the battle between the console…

[Editorial] It’s time to Switch!


So, here we are! After months and months of rumors, speculations and theories, finally the new Nintendo console was unveiled today in a 3-minutes trailer on Nintendo website. Check it out: The name fo the new project is Switch, and this is the meaning of the idiot wordplay in the title. The first impression was…

[Editorial] Time for the NX?


Hello old games lovers, In the last few days we read a lot of news regarding the new Nintendo console, the NX, and this time looks like we are there: the official presentation of the Big N newborn is scheduled for (maybe) this week, (maybe) friday. Yes, there are a lot of “maybe” around this new…

[Editorial] Now Playing: Europa Universalis IV


Hello old game lovers, Yesterday morning I decided to re-install my old loved Europa Universalis II, one of the greatest strategy game ever made. If you haven’t played it but you love strategy and historical background, you reeeeally have to try it. EU2 is one of the most famous Paradox Interactive (formerly Paradox Entertrainment) games, a…

[Awards] The One Lovely Blog Award


I received an unexpected gift a couple of days ago when hungrygoriya nominated I ❤ Old Games! for the first One Lovely Blog Award. And this is great even because my blog has just turned 6 (months obvioulsy), so the same age as hungrygoriya’s blog. So first of all I would like to thank her for…

[Happy Birthday!] Turbo


All hail to Turbo, released during the month of October 35 years ago! Happy birthday to this incredible arcade game, one of the most popular of 1981, developed and publisher by Sega and later ported on ColecoVision and Intellivision.