[RetroComputers] Apple II turns 40!


HAL-lo guys, Would you say that Orlando Bloom, Chris Martin, Jessica Chastain and Shakira will be 40 this year? No? So you wouldn’t say that also another pice of history like the Apple II exactly today, June 10th turned 40! This magnifiecient piece of thechnology was maybe the first big hit for Apple and it…

[RetroConsole] Nintendo’s debut: Color TV Game


Today Nintendo is a reference poin in the world of gaming consoles, and there was a time, during the NES era, when Nintendo actually MEANT video game console. But every story has its starting point and the worldwide success of the japanese firm has its beginning in the first console released back in the 70s….

[Happy Birthday!] Alone in the Dark


Hello old games lovers, No, I’m not talking about the awful movie of 2005, but about the original game, dated June 1992, which was one of the milestones in the genre of advenure and a forerunner of the survival horror subgenre made famous by Resident Evil (1996). We can say that Alone in the Dark…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 04/06/17


Hello guys,   GAMES Europa Universalis IV Begun: November 16th, 2016 Status: 60% completed, on hold Duke Nukem – Episode three: Trapped in the Future Begun: January 4th, 2017 Status: 60% completed, on hold Super Mario Bros. 2 – The Lost Levels Begun: January 16th, 2017 Status: 12% completed, on hold Castlevania Begun: January 24th, 2017 Status:…

[RetroPicks] It’s wedNESday!


Hello guys, Maybe you remember two weeks ago I posted an article regarding my last purchase of Nintendo games, some for NES, some for SNES and some for N64. Well Nintendo got me again and I managed to find other cartridges, this time only for NES, all in good shape and at rather good prices….

[RetroPicks] Finally, finally, FINALLY I have a Speccy!!!


Hello guys, I can’t contain my joy since eventually now I’m in the club of the proud owners of a ZX Spectrum! 😀 😀 😀 Finally Sir Clive’s computer now have his own space in my collection. It was a long, relentless and sometimes exhausting research, something whose roots go back when I was 5…

[Editorial] Guess what’s next on I ❤ Old Games! – 28/05/17


Hello guys, I’ve spent the last days starring at the TV like an idiot completely enchanted by my working shining ZX Spectrum. I’ve tried to play the companion cassette and it worked brilliantly. The only thing I miss is more space where to put it and my other consoles as well. I’d like to keep…

[RetroConsole] Emerson Arcadia 2001


The second generation of gaming consoles is a huge world. Maybe not as the first, which features hunderds and huindreds of PONG clones and clones of clones, but something really big to handle anyway. During the roaring days of the first consoles wars the american company Emerson Radio Corp, one of the biggest electronics retailer…

[Shut up and take my money!] SNES Mini. Or my 2017 Christmas gift


Sega Does what Nintendo don’t. But what happens when Nintendo strikes twice before you can even try to counterattack? Ok, I know, it’s not the news of the day anymore. Don’t think I’m living in an uiniverse delayed of one month. However looking at my shiny SNES every night before going to sleep (it’s standing…

Freshly delivered! – Retro Gamer Issue #167


Hello guys, Here’s my brannd new copy of Retro Gamer. this issue came out with two different covers but I got this one, the Super Nintendo Edition. My hope was that the guys from the magazine would send both of the copies (even the Super Famicom version) but I know I was dreaming too much….