[RetroConsole] Game & Watch turns 40!


Buongiorno a tutti, Giocare su un dispositivo mobile oggi è qualcosa che diamo per assodato, sia esso il nostro smartphone o una PSP o una Switch, ma quarant’anni fa era qualcosa di rivoluzionario. Dopo il “battesimo” del gioco portatile con il Microvision della Mattel, Nintendo ci andò giù pesante e l’anno successivo uscì con il…

[2020 with Windows games] Grand Theft Auto / GTA III / Gun


Hello guys, This is the seventh entry of the [2020 with Windows games] column, a mini-compendium of the mandatory Windows games ever released. For a big part of my life I’ve been a PC games player and I had tons of old games to play with back in the 00s. This is my homage to…

[Forbidden Games] Biing: Sex, Intrigue and Scalpels


Welcome to the fourty-first entry of this column in which I review forbidden (and forgotten) retro games with adult contents. A lot of the games that will be revisited here will have, as well as adult themes, some contents that may offend somebody. But please remember, we are here just to re-discover something rightfully forgotten,…

[RetroComputer] Commodore Amiga 3000 turns 30!


Hello everybody, In the late 80s and early 90s Commodore with its Amiga was one of the protagonists of the computer industry and I’m pretty sure you all have at least a friend who owned one. But 30 years ago they came up with the Amiga 3000, officially presented today, April 24th, 1990 in the…

[Happy Birthday!] Commando


Hello old games lovers, The middle of the 80s was a great moment for the military themed scrolling shooters and surely Commando was one of the most famous. This piece of history celebrated today its 35th anniversary, having been released in the arcades in April 1985. It was then ported on many platforms and still…

[Editorial] 4 candles for I ❤ Old Games!


Buongiorno a tutti! Ebbene sì, sono ormai passati 4 anni dalla creazione di questo blog ed oggi è il momento ideale per ringraziare tutto voi che siete diventati tantissimi, ben più di quanto avrei mai immaginato. Ad oggi questo mio piccolo regno ha attirato un numero di visitatori che fino allo scorso anno di questi…

[Happy Birthday!] Mortal Kombat 3


Hello old games lovers, Today we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the last installment of the original Mortal Kombat trilogy that came out in the arcades today, April 15th, 1995. The game introduces several changes in the old formula, like the chained combos, animalities and mercies, but it’s also notable for the absence of one…

[Forbidden Games] Sexy Parodius


Welcome to the fourtieth entry of this column in which I review forbidden (and forgotten) retro games with adult contents. A lot of the games that will be revisited here will have, as well as adult themes, some contents that may offend somebody. But please remember, we are here just to re-discover something rightfully forgotten,…

[Happy Birthday!] Snake’s Revenge


Hello old games lovers, What happens when you have a successful game like Metal Gear and you’re uncertain about the road you have to take for the sequel? It’s easy, you do it “Konami way”, you develop two sequels! But while Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake came out only in July and only for MSX,…