[Picks of the Month] Autunno-Inverno ’20-’21


Dopo altri sei mesi (o quasi) eccomi di nuovo qui. Come potrete immaginare non sono stati mesi facilissimi durante i quali, oltre alle varie preoccupazioni, ovviamente ho dovuto abbandonare ogni proposito di acquisto di giochi o console. Tuttavia dopo quasi un anno dall’inizio della pandemia e dopo un anno di sacrifici ho pensato che potevo…

[Game of the Week] Week #45 – Frank Bruno’s Boxing


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the fourtieth of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Frank Bruno’s Boxing for ZX Spectrum! Developer: Elite Systems Publisher: Elite Systems Platforms: Amstrad CPC, Amstrad PCW, Commodore 16, Plus/4, Commodore 64, DOS, ZX Spectrum (pictured) Genre: Fighting Release Date:…

[IsoMetRic Games] El Cid / Earthbound / Emperor: Rise of the Middle Kingdom


Hello guys, This is the first entry of the column that will be your companion for the whole year 2021, [IsoMetRic Games], a mini-compendium of the mandatory isometric games ever released. It’s something difficult to explain but the “perfect” isometric visuals, the 120°-120°-120° has always given a sense of perfection to me that I’ve never…

[Game of the Week] Week #44 – Elite


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the fourty-fourth of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Elite for NES! Developer: David Braben, Ian Bell Publisher: Acornsoft, Firebird (NES version) Platforms: BBC Micro, Acorn Electron, Apple II, Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Tatung Einstein, IBM…

[Review] Battletoads


REVIEW # 00000000 01101000 It was a typical example of Rare’s looking at what was popular and then putting our spin on it. Gregg Mayles

[RetroComputers] Sinclair ZX81 is 40 years old!


Ed eccoci ancora con un altro anniversario di peso, dal momento che 40 anni fa fu rilasciato per la prima volta lo ZX81, punto cardine della storia degli home computer economici che, nonostante non fosse certo una macchina da favola per programmare in BASIC è stato di sicuro un passaggio importante per molti dei futuri…

[Game of the Week] Week #43 – GTA V


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the fourty-third of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is GTA V for Xbox 360! Developer: Rockstar North Publisher: Rockstar Games Platforms: Xbox 360 (pictured), PS3, Ps4, PS5, XBox One, XBox One Series X, Windows Genre: Dyanmic Adventure Release Date:…

I ❤ Old Games! is on Twitch!


Hello guys, It finally happened. In a couple of days I ❤ Old Games! will be on Twitch. Why? Why not! Why I have to play my games alone when I can share my experience with a community, chat with them and talk about this and that? At the moment my channel is still empty…