[Happy Birthday!] Independence Day


Hello old games lovers, When a company gets the rights to port a movie into a video game, especially if the movie is famous and successfull, it’s most likely that the outcome doesn’t meet the expectations. And this is exactly what happened with Independence day, released fro PlayStation today in 1997. The movie was great, there…

[Coming of Age] Heroes of Might and Magic III


Hello old games lovers, Today turns 18 a game I’m particularily attached to, Heroes of Might and Magic III, released February 28th, 1999, which is one of the games I played the most along with Super Mario Bros. 3 and Grand Prix 2. I made a revire of HOMM3 a few months ago so you’ll…

[Happy Birthday!] Mega Man 8


Hello old games lovers, Mega Man is one of the most longeve series in video game history, even if hasn’t got the same praise as others like Mario, Zelda or Castlevania. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the release of the first Mega Man, back in 1987, Konamy released Mega Man 8, the eighth installment…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 26/02/17


Hello guys! Last one has been one of the flattes week since the beginning of the year. Lot of work (really a lot of work!) and no time to do anything. All work and no play makes benez a dull boy… Here’s what happened: GAMES Europa Universalis IV Begun: November 16th, 2016 Status: 60% completed,…

[The 2600er] Haunted House


Copyright: 1981 Release Date: March 1982 Developer: Atari Inc. Publisher: Atari Inc. Deisgner: James Andreasen Code: CX2654 Description Below you find other two images related to the game: the back of the box and the label of the cartridge itself. We read from the back of the box You are stumbling around in a dark…

[Review] Castlevania


REVIEW # 00000000 00111010 My heart says… Despite being one of the most famous franchise of all time, I’m new to the Castlevania universe (shame on me), since I played the first time on my NES  Mini. However I tried to behave like it were 1986 and like I were a young boy playing it for…

[Happy Birthday!] Contra


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the Arcade release of Contra, by Konami that today turns 30. Contra is a game ported on various platforms and has the peculiarity to have different plots for japanese, north american and european versions. The common trait is that an accident has brough an alien life form on…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 19/02/17


Hello guys! This week my consoles & games collection has improved, since a new member joined the party, the Atari 2600 Dart Vader I purchased last weekend. I passed this week watching it, and smiling at him, like it were a new member of the family. And as it happens when a family grow bigger…

[Games to Read] The Atari Book


Hello guys! I thought this could have been a good base for my Atari project so I bought this bookazine at imagineshop. It’s part of the Retro Gamer family and is focused on all atari games and consoles ever produced, from the 2600 to the last, disastrous Atari Jaguar. In the middle the Atari home…

[Editorial] The ❤ list


Hello boys & girls, Love it or not, today is Valentine day, the most depressing day of the year for a single and one of the most hated by the majority of the guys involved in a relationship (you know, restaurants, roses, gifts…) I ❤ Old Games, which is based on love (even if it’s a love…