[Happy Birthday!] Street Fighter


Hello old games lovers, This hot summer is driving you crazy? feel like you have the urgence to kick something or someone? Relax your nerves and pick up street Fighter! Why? Because today, August 30th, 1987 this milestone has been released for the arcade marked, so today we celebrate the 30th anniversary! While this is…

[Happy Birthday!] Castllevania II: Simon’s Quest


Hello old games lovers, Back in the day Catlevania was a huge hit for Nintendo so the most logica thing to do was to release a sequel. 30 years ago, on August 28th, 1987 Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest was put on shelves and it was a twist in the game mechanics, featuring some RPS elements…

[Happy Birthday!] Super Mario Kart


Hello old games lovers, Sometimes a video game saga is so popular that making a spin-off is mandatory, but is also true that in most of cases the results are not so encouraging. Well Nintendo was a pioneer even in this field and when 25 years ago, on August 27th, 1992 they released Mario Kart,…

[Coming fo Age] Command & Conquer: Tiberian Sun


Hello old games lovers, Command & Conquer is one of the franchise I love even though I’ve never played a lot of games of the series (they’re like 20!!!). But among all the C&C games I’ve tried Tiberian Sun is my favourite. I emember playing it in the high school years when a small groups…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 27/08/17


Hello guys, Some of you maybe noticed that last week, my usual weekly Guess what’s next… hasn’t been posted. Or better it has been posted but it was empty. The reason is that I scheduled it but it has been an intense weekend and I totally forgot to posticipate it. So sorry Rob if I…

Freshly delivered! – Retro Gamer Issue #170


Hello guys, This time is not Retro Gamer to be late but it’s all my fault. I’ve received this brand new issue a few weeks ago but for various reasons I’m putting out this post only now. This wonderful white cover is dedicated to one of the most loved and longeve franchises in gaming history,…

[Happy Birthday!] GoldenEye 007


Hello old games lovers, There are some games that literally define a gaming console and in most of the cases for Nintendo console has always beed a Mario Title, or a Zelda game or something made by Nintendo. But when GoldenEye hit the market today, 20 years agoi, inh 1997 it became a major hit…

[Happy Birthday!] Ultima II: The Revenge of the Enchantress


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the 35th anniversary of Ultima II: The Revenge of the Enchantress, released in August 24th, 1982. Ultima II was the second installment of one of the most loved and prolific sagas of the computer era, released for various platforms, like Apple II (although with its weird color set), Atari 8…

[Happy Birthday!] The Legend of Zelda


Hello old games lovers, Let’s drop our hats, all of us. Today, 30 years ago the North America discovered for the first time one of the most legendary games of all time, The Legend of Zelda, released today, August 22nd, 1987. What more I have to say about this game? It’s one of the most…

[RetroPicks] An horde of old computers!


Hello guys, Some time ago I went down to my parents home for a weekend and I decided to go and visit an old family friend who runs the Public Assistance service in town. I’ve been a volounteer there back then and even like 10 years ago I remember there was a room packed with…