[Happy Birthday!] Diablo


Hello old games lovers! On this last day of the year we celebrate (apart fron the end of 2016) the 20th anniversary of a milestone in RPG games, Diablo, released in 1996. I remember at the end of the 90s the worls was divided in two: the Baldur’s Gate guys and the Diablo guys. Actually…

[Editorial] Double winning post!


Hello my friends! A couple of days ago I ❤ Old Games! reached another incredible target…or better two targets! All of you made me an incredible Christmas gift reading, commenting and following this blog and now I’m proud to announce we reached 5000 hits and at the same time the astonishing (for me) number of 300…

[Editorial] My girlfirend, Santa…


Hello my firends! I hope you enjoyed your holidays, you ate enough and you had a great time with parents, relatives, girlfriends, boyfriends, husbands and wives. Unfortunately I had to work both 24th and 25th of December but I’ve been rewarded with a great present from Santa Claus, pardon, from my girlfriend. As you might…

Freshly delivered! – Retro Gamer Issue #162


Hello guys! Finlally after a long wait due to the sh***y postal service my Retro gamer #162 has arrived and the cover is dedicated to Chase H.Q.! However the most interesting piece could be the one dedicated to the legacy of Metroid along with the history of Warcraft (I talked about Warcraft 2 here)  

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 25/12/16


Hello folks! Another week has passed among books, games, Christmas light, work, dogs and 213596 other things. So now, while I’m hearing the sound of an off-key bagpipe on the street (I guess why a bagpipe, my town has never been so irish…) tha seems more one of the flutes used by the snake enchanters,…

[Editorial] Happy Christmas!


Hello guys! I don’t know if you noticed it but today is Christmas! So after the deserved greetings to all of you and a sincere happy Christmas, today I prepared for you a little gift; may not be original but it’s surely sincere. The video gaming world never stops even, even for December 25th, so…

[Coming of Age] Sonic Adventure


Hello old games lovers! All hail to Sonic Adventure, the first full 3D game of the hedgedog saga that today turns 18! Sonic Advenure was released on December 23rd for the Sega Dreamcast, the last SEGA console and was widely well acclaimed; it’s still the biggest hit of the Dremacast, having sold 2,5 millions of…

[Coming of Age] Baldur’s Gate


Hello old games lovers, Today will turn 18 a game I’m particulary fond to, Baldur’s Gate, released today, December 21st in 1998. Baldur’s Gate was the first RPG I got in touch with back in the days. It was the period in which (at least among my friends) RPGs were a smash hit and BG…

[Happy Birthday!] Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge


Hello old games lovers, Seems like yesterday you fist played Monkey Island 2, right? You liked Guybrush Threepwood, a bit goofy and you was scared by the brutality of Largo LaGrande? Well good to know it, it’s the same for me. But you have to know that if it’s so, you’re getting a bit old…

[Editorial] You probably don’t know this guy, but you do…


Hello guys, Some of you looking at this picture probably will start to wonder why I put it here today. Who’s this guy with an astonished face? It’s just one of those 50 years old Beatles fanatic? It’s a producer or a sound technician? None of them. Some of you surely will know him, but…