[RetroPicks] Three of a kind


Hello everybody, It’s been a long time since I last bought games or consoles but waiting for the release df the PC Engine Mini in March I’ve conceded myself three games to enlarge a but my collection that was starving from nw titles since months. These have been months in which I had to save…

[Happy Birthday!] Resident Evil – Code: Veronica


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Resident Evil – Code: Veronica, first outing of the greatest survival horror saga outside its “homeland”, the PlayStation, released today, February 3rd, 2000. Initially Code: Veronica had to be a Dreamcast-exclusive but giving its success (it’s still one of the best selling Dreamcast games),…

[RetroComputers] 40 years of ZX80!


If the second half of the 70s had been the period in which the first home computers started to leave the niche market to become consumer products, the 80s were the years that established their final triumph and wordwide distribution. And the computer (nay, the micro, as they were called back then) that opened the…

[RetroComputers] Commodore 128 turns 35!


Hello everybody, 1985, more than being my birth year, is the year in which the Commodore 128 was officially put on shelves, having been released in January of that year. Born as a successor for the C64 (t was released 3 years after), it was the last 8-bit computer for the company and it was…

[Game of the Week] Week #34 – Probotector


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the thirty-fourth of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Probotector for NES! Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Platforms: Arcade, NES (pictured) Genre: Run ‘n Gun Release Date: February 20th, 1987 Quando si parla di Run ‘n Gun non si può…

[Game of the Week] Week #33 – Max Payne


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the thirty-third of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Max Payne for PS2! Developer: Rockstar Games Publisher: Rockstar Games Platforms: Windows, PlayStation 2 (pictured), Xbox, Mac OS, Game Boy Advance, PlayStation 3, Genre: TPS Release Date: January 11th, 2001…

[Forbidden Games] Erotic Empire


Welcome to the thirty-eighth entry of this column in which I review forbidden (and forgotten) retro games with adult contents. A lot of the games that will be revisited here will have, as well as adult themes, some contents that may offend somebody. But please remember, we are here just to re-discover something rightfully forgotten,…

[Happy Birthday!] Ye Ar Kung-Fu


Hello old games lovers, If the beat ’em up genre has had its forefather Karate Champ, it’s impossible to deny the importance as a “founding father” of Ye Ar Kung-Fu, released in the arcades 40 yars ago, in January 1980. Distributed also on Commodore 64, MSX, Zx Spectrum and NES, the game sees the protagonist…