[RetroConsole] Game Gear turns 30!


When Game Boy came out at the end of the 80s it revolutioned forever the world of gaming and for the first time the player had the pobbisility to have something to play on the go without the need to be hooked on a TV. As it can be imagined the competitors started to rise…

[Editorial] The lines that defined my gaming history


It happened to all of us. Most of the games we played in our youth, especially if you, like me, were born in early 80s not only impressed us for their incredible stories, even though they were all but incredible or their marvellous graphics even if they were actually rude and blocky or for some…

[Forbidden Games] Sex Vixens from Space


Welcome to the forty-fifth 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,…

[The 2600er] Adventure


Copyright: 1980 Release Date: July 1980 Developer: Atari Publisher: Atari Deisgner: Warren Robinett (Programmer) Code: CX2613 Description Adventure is for sure one of the most famous and most iconic games to grace the Atari 2600. Programmed by Warren Robinett is even more famous for being the first game ever to feature an hidden easter egg,…

[Picks of the Month] Spring-Summer 2020


Hello everybody, It’s been ages since the last time I’ve updated this column and the reason is very simple. With the pandemic raging and the future of my job that is still unclear and the expenses raising there’s no margin left for me to buy games and even those already planned, since the purchase of…

[1-minute Review] Screamer


Year: 1995 Developer: Graffiti Publisher: Interplay Platforms: DOS, Mac, Windows LOAD “” At the time when I got my first computer, an humble 286, my best friend had received a brand new PC with Win95 installed (and you can understand how I was blown away when I first saw it) and, as a gift from…

[The 2600er] Fishing Derby


Copyright: 1980 Release Date: July 1980 Developer: Activision Publisher: Activision Deisgner: David Crane (Programmer) Code: AG-004 Description When Fishing Derby hit the market the average gamer was used to Combat-style graphics, so no wonder why Activision game was praised for its advanced visuals back then. On the other hand Atari had no competitors until then,…

[Forbidden Games] Erotica Island


Welcome to the forty-sixth 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] Ultimate Body Blows


Year: 1994 Developer: Team17 Publisher: Team17 Platforms: DOS, Amiga CD32, Windows LOAD “” If you happened to be poor (gaming wise) in the 90s and you didn’t have a console and Street Fighter and you only had B-grade games compilation you most likely had to deal with Ultimate Body Blows. Made by the same devs…

[A day with] FMV games and interactive movies


Hello everybody, Thinking today to the FMV technology make us laugh: very often it’s considered ridiculous and we usually think about atrocius games that literally fell with no rhynme or reason into the world of videogames in the early 90s and even more often we associate this technology to the rise of the early optical…

[1-minute Review] Comix Zone


Year: 1995 Developer: Sega Publisher: Sega Platforms: Game Boy Advance, Sega Genesis, Windows LOAD “” Back in the old times, when Twiligh 001 was my only chance to play some games, Comix Zone was one of the very first games I installed. To me back then didn’t exist “new” or “old” games, not “out of…