[Forbidden Games] Spellcasting 101 – Sorcerers get all the Girls


Welcome to the thirty-third 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,…

[Picks of the Month] August 2019


Hello guys, Even this month has been quite stingy, but at least I can show you the pics of the things I’ve bought last month: a couple of days ago the three games I’ve bought in July has finally arrived. Here’s a great start, with a collector of Resident Evil, nay, Biohazard. It’s the first…

[Happy Birthday!] Earthworm Jim


agosto 94 per genesis Tra le mille mascotte che hanno infestato il mondo videoludico nei primi anni ’90 questa è probabilmente la più disgustosa, anche se in realtà i vermi hanno riscosso un discreto successo anche in seguito con i giochi della serie Worms (tra cui il mio amato Worms 2). Oggi però festeggiamo il…

[Game of The Week] Week #19 – Legend of Kage


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the ninteenth, of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Legend of Kage for ZX Spectrum! Developer: Taito Publisher: Imagine Software Platforms: Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, MSX, NES, Sharp X1, ZX Spectrum (pictured) Genre: Action, Platformer Release Date: 1986 This…

[The 2600er] Superman


Copyright: 1983 (Atari Corp.), 1988 (John Palevich) Release Date: August 1979 Developer: Atari Publisher: Atari Deisgner: John Dunn (programmer) Code: CX2631 Description Nowadays, licensed videogames are something we take for granted and, moreover, they’re ofter part of the hype surrounding an opera and in some cases its complimemntary, adding sub-plots and characters not present in…

[Happy Birthday!] Earthbound a.k.a. Mother 2


Hello old games lovers, We’ve recentrly celebrated the 30th anniversary of the first chapter of the EarthBound series, Mother, released in Japan in 1989 and today we’re again on the saga to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the well known EarthBound a.k.a. Mother 2, released today, August 27th, 1994. The initial reception of the game…

[Happy Birthday!] Zelda Game & Watch


Hello old games lovers, I’ve had a bid doubt up until the very last moment and I din’t know if it was better to put this post as part of the [Happy Birthday!] column dedicated to games or [RetroConsole], giving the fact that this is actually aone-game console. The Game & Watch specimens are so…

[Happy Birthday!] The King of Fighters ’94


Hello old games lovers, When il ’94 The King of Fighters came out, the world already had Street Fighter, Mortal Kombat and Tekken was on its way, so the beat ’em up genre was surely well represented. However when always in ’94 and precisely 25 years ago, on August 25th, 1994 The King of Fighters…

[Game of The Week] Week #18 – Resident Evil Revelations


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the eighteemth24, of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Resident Evil Revelations for Nintendo DS! Developer: Capcom, Tose Publisher: Capcom, Nintendo Platforms: Nintendo DS (pictured), Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, Windows, PS4, Xbox One, Switch Genre: Survival Horror, TPS…

[Happy Birthday!] Lunar Lander


Hello old games lovers, The celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the conquest of the Moon are recent history. In 1979 when the landing on the moon was still somethign quite new and only 10 years had passed since the event, Atari had the brilliant idea to release for the arcades a new game, Lunar…