Freshly delivered! – Retro Gamer Issue #167


Hello guys, Here’s my brannd new copy of Retro Gamer. this issue came out with two different covers but I got this one, the Super Nintendo Edition. My hope was that the guys from the magazine would send both of the copies (even the Super Famicom version) but I know I was dreaming too much….

[Old Firm] Ultimate Play The Game


Hello guys, I’ve never checked (and I don’t even know if is possibile to do it) the average age of the followers of this blog, but I can assume it will be around around 30 (let’s say 28-32?) so most of you were born during the 80s, just like me, and maybe some of you have…

[RetroPicks] Nintendo stuff


Hi guys! A few days ago I decided to expand a bit my collection of Nintendo games and I’ve bought some cartridges I’ve found at a good price sold by a fistful of trusted eBay sellers. Since I’m lacking NES games, apart from the few I still have bought by my parents like 17-or-so years…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 14/05/17


Hello guys,   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 Castlevania Begun: January 24th, 2017 Status:…

[Games to Read] The ZX Spectrum book


Why I put a cover of the Commodore 64 Book in the ZX Spectrum book? Easy, this is a double feature! I got this interestring bookazine from the guys of Retro Gamer, and since by now it looks like I cannot buy a working ZX Spectrum unless I don’t want to spend a fortune, at least…

[Ye Olde] 1982: the year of the home computers


Back in the early 80s, the home computer industry was a secor that was growing quite fast. After the success of the “1977 Trinity”, namely Apple II, TRS-80 Model 1 and Commodore PET, the computers started to be “personal” and not the huge drawers of tubes and cables anymore. Now a family could have used the…

[Awards] Tons of awards!


Hi guys! It looks like I ❤ Old Games! has been nominated another time for an award! Or better for more than one! Since my wordpress never displays the notification, I have to search manually all of your posts and I just discovered that three of you during the last times nominated this blog of…

[Happy Birthday!] Wolfenstein 3D


Hello old games lovers, Today is a great day for gaming historians because exactly today in 1992, hence 25 years ago, one of the most influential FPSs of all time or better one of the most influential games of all time has been released. We’re talking about id Software’s Wolfenstein 3D, published by Apogee (if…

[Review] Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis


REVIEW # 00000000 01000000 Nazi agents are about to get their hands of a weapon more dangerous than the atom bomb. Only Indy can stop them before they unleash the deadly secret that sank Atlantis.