[Happy Birthday!] Mortal Kombat II


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the release in the arcades of the first sequel to Mortal Kombat, Mortal Kombat II that came out in Aril 1993 and was quickly ported on a great number of platforms. This game, that was probably even more acclaimed than its precedessor pushed the limit of the violence…

[Happy Birthday!] StarCraft


Hello old games lovers, If you were fond of strategy games back in the laste 90s for sure you should have not missed the epic StarCraft. Released today, 20 years ago, in 1998 from the same creators of WarCraft (with which share both graphics and gameplay), this RTS has been one of the highest gropssing…

[Happy Birthday!] Gex: Enter the Gecko


Hello old games lovers, Back in the 90s, when every console had to have its own mascot, almost all kind of animal have been used to create a “brand”. In 1995 the 3DO played the gecko card with its game Gex and in 1998, exactly 20 years ago today, the second installment of the series,…

[Happy Birthday!] Dragon Warrior III a.k.a. Dragon Quest III


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the anniversary of Dragon Warrior III, released in Japan, today, February 9th, 1988. It’s the third installment (and the last of the original trilogy) of the Dragon Quest a.k.a. Dragon Warrior series, of which represent the prequel of the first title (that I proudly own). It introduced some…

[Happy Birthday!] Resident Evil 2


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of the games I love the most that still scare ste s#!t out of me everytime I play it. It’s Resident Evil 2 (also known in Japan as Biohazard 2), released today, January 21st, 1998. This is the second installment of the original…

[Happy Birthday!] Metal Gear


Hello old games lovers, After Super C, another franchise moved its first steps on the NES 30 years ago. We”re celebrating today the anniversary of Metal Gear, one of the first “stealth” games, relased today in 1988 on the NES. While most of us probably cut their own teeth on Metal Gear Solid on PS1,…

[Happy Birthday!] Super C


Hello old games lovers, 2018 has just begun and we already have an important anniversary since today, 30 years ago, Super Contra or Super C was released on the NES. Released in Europe as Probotector II: Return of the Evil Forces with some minor changes from the original, this is one of the best examples of…

[Happy Birthday!] Gran Turismo


Hello old games lovers, Gaming is not just shooters and RPG and some ather remarkable titels hit the shelves some years ago, sone games that re-defined a genre and bolster the sales of a console. One of these is Gran Turismo which came out for PS1 in December 1997, 20 years ago. The winning formula…

[Happy Birthday!] Phantasy Star


Hello old games lovers, It looks like Decemebr 2017 will be remembered for some remarkable birthdays. After the recent anniversary of Mega Man and Final Fantasy that turned 30 a few days ago, today another masterpiece of the history of gaming reaches the three-decades goal and this time is a game for the sometimes forgotten…

[Happy Birthday!] Final Fantasy


Hello old game lovers, After the 30th Mega Man anniversary yesterday, today another incredible masterpiece turns 30. It’s Final Fantasy, released today, December 18th, 1987 by Square . A game that should have been the last title for a company on the brink of bankrupt, it went to become their most remarkable title and inaugurate…

[Happy Birthday!] Mega Man


Hello old games lovers, In these days Nintendo is confirming a new Mega Man game for the Switch, revitalizing a saga that was dormant since 2010. The timing is right, because today, December 17th is the 30th anniversary of the first Mega Man, released in 1987 for the NES. This is a game I find…