[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…

[Happy Birthday!] Quake II


Hello old games lovers, Today turns 20 another great FPS, a genre I loved back then and that I still love, even though I have no time to play it anymore 😦 It’s Quake II, released today, December 16th in 1997. Back in 1997 I was still enjoying the liked of Duke Nukem 3D and…

[Coming of Age] Planescape: Torment


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the 18 anniversary of a great RPG that, back in the day, was one of four most importants and most played, along with Diablo II, Icewind Dale and Baldur’s Gate, at least in my school 🙂 It’s Planescape: Torment, a game that I own in its original big…

[Happy Birthday!] Mega Man 5


Hello guys, Today another anniversary for the prolific Mega Man saga, since in December 1992 was released for the NES the fifth installment of the series, Mega Man 5, well received especially for the musics. Even though the gameplay is always the same old Mega Man gameplay and the graphics are still the same the…