[Happy Birthday!] Phantasy Star


Hello old games lovers, It looks like Decemebr 2017 will be remembered for some remarkable birthdays. After the recent anniversary of Mega Man and Final Fantasy that turned 30 a few days ago, today another masterpiece of the history of gaming reaches the three-decades goal and this time is a game for the sometimes forgotten…

[Happy Birthday!] Final Fantasy


Hello old game lovers, After the 30th Mega Man anniversary yesterday, today another incredible masterpiece turns 30. It’s Final Fantasy, released today, December 18th, 1987 by Square . A game that should have been the last title for a company on the brink of bankrupt, it went to become their most remarkable title and inaugurate…

[Happy Birthday!] Mega Man


Hello old games lovers, In these days Nintendo is confirming a new Mega Man game for the Switch, revitalizing a saga that was dormant since 2010. The timing is right, because today, December 17th is the 30th anniversary of the first Mega Man, released in 1987 for the NES. This is a game I find…

[Happy Birthday!] Maniac Mansion


Hello old games lovers, Do you remember Day of the Tentacle? Well, today we celebrate the birthday of his father, Maniac Mansion, the first graphic adventure to feature Bernard Bernoulli, Dr. Fred and the Tentacles, that was released today in 1987, 30 years ago. The game was a huge revolutions and redefined (if not DEFINED)…

[Happy Birthday!] Punch-Out!


Hello old games lovers, If you’re old enough to remember the heydays of Mike Tyson you won’t surprised from oll the hype around his controversial personality. One of the boxing games that exploited the success of the black panther was Punch-Out!, a.k.a. Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out!, released today, September 18th, 1987. This game (featured also on…

[Happy Birthday!] Street Fighter


Hello old games lovers, This hot summer is driving you crazy? feel like you have the urgence to kick something or someone? Relax your nerves and pick up street Fighter! Why? Because today, August 30th, 1987 this milestone has been released for the arcade marked, so today we celebrate the 30th anniversary! While this is…

[Happy Birthday!] The Legend of Zelda


Hello old games lovers, Let’s drop our hats, all of us. Today, 30 years ago the North America discovered for the first time one of the most legendary games of all time, The Legend of Zelda, released today, August 22nd, 1987. What more I have to say about this game? It’s one of the most…

[Happy Birthday!] Metal Gear


Hello old games lovers, Back in the late 90s when the PlayStation became the most popular console, I remember playing a lot with Metal Gear Solid, a great game that was quite a success back them. What I did not know was that that game was only one of the games of the Metal Gear…

[Happy Birthday!] Head over Heels


Hello old games lovers, If you had a Spectrum in the 80s  you’ve likely tried at least once Head Over Heels the isometric adventure game relaeased by Ocean. It was one of the Speccy Classic even if was then ported on otehr systems, such as the Amstrad for example, but the original version is the…