[Coming of Age] Resident Evil 3: Nemesis


Hello old games lovers, Today, September 22nd we celebrate the 18th anniversary of one of the masterpieces of survival horror, Resident Evil 3: Nemesis, released today in 1999. If you are like me and you’ve played (and completed) it, you’ve surely shat your pants dozens of times trying to escape that 10 feet tall nightmare…

[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…

[Coming of Age] Descent 3


Hello old games lovers, Today, June 17th blows 18 candles Descent 3, third installment of a mini saga of peculiar FPS, whose first title was Descent, released in 1995. Descent is a particular FPS because first thing first from the beginning gave to the player a complete freedom of movement in all directions (at the…

[Coming of Age] Counter-Strike


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the 18th anniversary of Counter-Strike, one of the most successful mods of the past decade. This is the proof that with a bit of skills and a project in mind everything can be done. Counter-Strike was born from an idea of two college Students that started to modify…

[Coming of Age] Baldur’s Gate: Tales of the Sword Coast


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate one of the gratest RPGs of all time, Baldur’s Gate, nay, the first expansion of the first installment, released during the month of April in 1999. BG is definitely one of the RPGs I love the most, maybe is even my favourite. I played the most important of…

[Coming of Age] Team Fortress Classic


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the 18th anniversary of Team Fortress Classic, one of the most famous online multiplayer FPS of the late 90s, released on April 7th, 1999. This wonderful game, that made known all around the world the “capture the flag” match, was one of the most important of its genre…

[Coming of Age] Aliens versus Predator


  Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the 18th anniversary of Aliens vs. Predator, released in March of 1999. It’s an interesting FPS divided in three chapters, each of which see as a protagonist one of the three characters of the game, Alien, Predator and Marine and is one of the most notable FPSs…

[Coming of Age] RollerCoaster Tycoon


Hello old games lovers, Who knows if former Boyzone frontman Ronan Keating when in 2000 sang “Life is a Rollercoaster” had experienced 1999 game Rollercoaster Tycoon, released today 18 years ago. This was the first installment of the series and had two sequels in 2002 and 2004. It was a great succes, maybe because it…

[Coming of Age] Pokémon Snap


In 1999 Pokemon phenomenon was already well known in Europe and Pokemon Snap was one of the many games centered on it. While not maybe the best or the most famous it’s surely different from all other ones even because it wasn’t supposed to be a Pokemon game (something that happened also with Super Mario…

[Coming of Age] EverQuest


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the 18th anniversary of EverQuest, released March 16th, 1999. EverQuest was released deep in the years when RPSg ruled and when MMORPG were beginning to become the stardard for a role playing game. Unfortunately I’ve never had the time and possibility to play it seriously but I remember…

[Coming of Age] Need for Speed: High Stakes


Hello old games lovers, Need for Speed is a franchise that most of us will have fond memories about, especially for the first installments. After the initial success a swarm od sequels, spin offs and reboots have been released and today we celebrate one of them, since 18 years ago, on March 1st, 1999 was…

[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…