[RetroConsole] Game Gear turns 30!


When Game Boy came out at the end of the 80s it revolutioned forever the world of gaming and for the first time the player had the pobbisility to have something to play on the go without the need to be hooked on a TV. As it can be imagined the competitors started to rise…

[RetroConsole] 30 years of PC Engine!


Today another piece of late 80s brood of home console celebrate it 30th birthday. On October 30th, 1987, NEC’s PC Engine hit the shelves in Japan and, despite a huge success there, it never had the same fortune in the West, where, however was eagerly awaited. So let’s examine a bit in depth this a…

[RetroConsole] Sega CD


In today’s episode of RetroConsole not a proper console but an add-on, a peripheral, maybe the most important during the early era of CD-ROM. Today I’d like to introduce you the Sega CD, also known in Europe as Mega CD that was released in the US on, October 15th, 1995 so 25 years ago! The…

[RetroConsole] I’m Nintendo, Super Nintendo


Sometimes whe you have a big success, like Nintendo had with NES, it’s difficult to prove once again to be the best. But Nintendo did it and in 1992, exactly today April 11th, Europe saw for the first time the brand new japanese 16-bit console, an item that made history as one of the best…