[Coming of Age] Donkey Kong 64


Hello old games lovers, Today, November 24th, 2017 we celebrate the release of the first fully 3D Donkey Kong game, Donkey Kong 64 that came out in 1999 for the N64. Nintendo already did a wonderful job with the previous installments on the DK series, the mini-saga of Donkey Kong Country for the SNES, that…

[Coming of Age] Medal of Honor


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate one of the most influential shooters of the last decade of the past millennium, Medal of Honor, released today, November 11th, 1999 for PlayStation. Written by Steven Spielberg and scored by Michael Giacchino it redefined the FPS with its World War setting. Universally well received, it spawned a…

[Coming of Age] Rayman 2: The Great Escape


Hello old game lovers, The first Rayman game impressed positively for its wonderful, polished and highly detailed graphics and, despite being a rather easy and straightforward platform, it was funny to play even just to have a look at its visuals. Today, 18 years ago, on October 29th, 1999 it was released in Europe the…

[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…