[Old Firm] Core Design


To some of you Core Design means only one thing: Tomb Raider. But if you’ve cut your teeth on personal computers in the lates 80s you’ll probably remember other entertaining games developed by this english firm, active from 1988. Core Design was founded exactly yesterday, May 13th of 30 years ago, in 1988, originally as…

[Old Firm] Konami


Hello guys, The protagonist of today’s [Old Firm] post is one of the most important companies in the history of video games, first in the arcades and then in the home entertaining, Konami. Even if you’re not a gamert but you have indulged sometimes in video games you’ve most likely played one of their games…

[Old Firm] Ultimate Play The Game


Hello guys, I’ve never checked (and I don’t even know if is possibile to do it) the average age of the followers of this blog, but I can assume it will be around around 30 (let’s say 28-32?) so most of you were born during the 80s, just like me, and maybe some of you have…

[Old Firm] Imagic


Back in the roaring days, when the atari 2600 was almost the state of the art in fact of gaming, a troop of designers decided to start to create their own games, upsetting a lot Atati itself: companies like Activision was born in these years and showed other the road to take. While Activision is…

[Old Firm] Apogee


Hi guys! Today I don’t wanna talk about a game, an anniversary or a person, but I would like to share some infos about one of the pioneers among the software companies, Apogee. Apart from the revival of the Apogee name, made by 3D Realms in 2008 when they re-created Apogee LLC. to re-distribute the…