[Happy Birthday!] Hang-On


Hello old games lovers, There are people who love racing, there are people who like fast cars and some who like fast bikes. For the first there’s OutRun, for the others Hang-On. This sega masterpiege turns 35 this month, having been released in the arcades in July, 1985 and was later converted to Master System,…

[Happy Birthday!] Dr. Mario


Hello old games lovers, Yes, Mario did it. He’s like the “bald guy from Brazzers” (a.k.a. Johnny Sins) because he did every possible job, but at least he’s always dressed (you want to see Mario naked? Well, have a look at one of the many Ron Jeremy videos out there…you pervert). In this outing he’s…

[Happy Birthday!] Castlevania: Dracula X


Hello old games lovers, I’ve been laying a lot of Castlevania lately thanks to the collection I’ve just bought for PS4 with all of the main games of the Konami series. And today we also celebrate the anniversary of Dracula X, adapration of Rondo of Blood for SNES, released today, July 22nd, 1995, hence 25…

[Happy Birthday!] Missile Command


Hello old games lovers, Do you remember the (good) ol’ days of the Cold War? Well, refresh your mind with Missile Command, released in the arcades in July 1980, hence 40 years ago. It’s not explicitly stated but we have different califonian cities under attack by missiles launched by a foreign power (I let you…

[Happy Birthday!] Diablo II


Hello old games lovers, Today looks like the RPG day, since 20 years ago, on June 29th, 2000 two iconic games were released. In this post we talk about Diablo II and you can find a twin post about Icewind Dale here. Diablo II is the sequel and easily the best installment of the serie…

[Happy Birthday!] Icewind Dale


Hello old games lovers, Today looks like the RPG day, since 20 years ago, on June 29th, 2000 two iconic games were released. In this post we talk about Icewind Dale and you can find a twin post about Diablo II here.  Icewind Dale compared to other Black Isle games is maybe a bit more…

[Happy Birthday!] The Way of the Exploding Fist


Hello old games lovers, Today we go back to the archaeology of the beat ’em ups, to the grandfather of Street Fighter. Today The Way of the Exploding Fist, the forefather of the genre, turns 35, having been released in June 1985 for Amstrad CPC, Acorn Electron, BBC Micro, Commodore 16, Commodore 64 and ZX…

[Happy Birthday!] Deus Ex


One of the first FPS I’ve ever completed, one of the greatest games of its genre (neck a neck with Half Life), a game that made history: Deux Ex turns today 20, having been released on June 17th, 2000. The mix shooter-pseudo RPG that sees our hero J.C. Denton in his task to stop a…

[Happy Birthday!] Worms


010695 Hello old games lovers, Back in the 90s when Team17 was a huge protagonist in the video games world, with some of the finest Amiga games they developed a true gem in the form of Worms, a game that spawned several (and funny as hell) sequels. Today we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the…

[Happy Birthday!] Ultima VI: The False Prophet


010690 Hello old games lovers, Here we are again with another anniversary of the Ultima series. However with all the games of one of the most longeve series ever made it’s easy to frequently face operas made by Origin. Today the celeration is for Ultima VI: The False Prophet, released on June 1st, 1990, the…

[Happy Birthday!] Gradius


290585 Hello old games lovers, When Gradius hit the market with its new system of power-ups and the frantic action, immediately became a huge success, converted for many platforms, especially on the NES. Today we celebrate the 35th anniversary of the release of the game, available in the arcades from May 29th, 1985. If you…