[1-minute Review] Heimdall


Year: 1991 Developer: The 8th Day Publisher: Core Design Platforms: Acorn 32-bit, Amiga, Atari ST, DOS, Sega CD LOAD “” Heimdall is one of those games that never got a huge success and neither is one that redefined a genre; on the other hand it has been defined as an RPG tailored for the ones…

[1-minute Review] Power Drive


Year: 1994 Developer: Rage Software Publisher: U.S. Gold Platforms: Amiga, Amiga CD32, DOS, Game Gear, Genesis, SNES LOAD “” I’ve never been an Amiga owner (and who knows if I’ll ever be) and my first encounter with Power Drive was on DOS and, since back then I loved Micro Machines but I didn’t have the…

[Forbidden Games] Ibiza Babewatch


Welcome to the forty-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,…

[1-minute Review] Aaargh!


Year: 1987 Developer: Arcadia System Publisher: Arcadia System Platforms: Amiga, Amstrad CPC, Apple IIgs, Arcade, Atari ST, Commodore 64, DOS, MSX, ZX Spectrum LOAD “” Il concetto dietro Aaargh! è veramente stupido. Praticamente come in Rampage, l’obiettivo è distruggere edifici e uccidere pwesone e questa volta lo si può fare selezionando uno dei due mostri,…

[Forbidden Games] Party Games


Welcome to the fourty-second 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,…

[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,…

[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!] 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,…