[RetroPicks] It’s wedNESday!


Hello guys, Maybe you remember two weeks ago I posted an article regarding my last purchase of Nintendo games, some for NES, some for SNES and some for N64. Well Nintendo got me again and I managed to find other cartridges, this time only for NES, all in good shape and at rather good prices….

[RetroPicks] Finally, finally, FINALLY I have a Speccy!!!


Hello guys, I can’t contain my joy since eventually now I’m in the club of the proud owners of a ZX Spectrum! 😀 😀 😀 Finally Sir Clive’s computer now have his own space in my collection. It was a long, relentless and sometimes exhausting research, something whose roots go back when I was 5…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 28/05/17


Hello guys, I’ve spent the last days starring at the TV like an idiot completely enchanted by my working shining ZX Spectrum. I’ve tried to play the companion cassette and it worked brilliantly. The only thing I miss is more space where to put it and my other consoles as well. I’d like to keep…

[RetroConsole] Emerson Arcadia 2001


The second generation of gaming consoles is a huge world. Maybe not as the first, which features hunderds and huindreds of PONG clones and clones of clones, but something really big to handle anyway. During the roaring days of the first consoles wars the american company Emerson Radio Corp, one of the biggest electronics retailer…

[Shut up and take my money!] SNES Mini. Or my 2017 Christmas gift


Sega Does what Nintendo don’t. But what happens when Nintendo strikes twice before you can even try to counterattack? Ok, I know, it’s not the news of the day anymore. Don’t think I’m living in an uiniverse delayed of one month. However looking at my shiny SNES every night before going to sleep (it’s standing…

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…