[Game of The Week] Week #29 – Kings of the Beach


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the twenty-ninth of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Kings fo the Beach for NES! Developer: Electronic Arts Publisher: Electronic Arts, Ultra Games (NES) Platforms: C64, MS-DOS, NES (pictured) Genre: Sport, Beach Volley Release Date: January 1990 I have…

[RetroConsole] The Italian Job: 45 years of Zanussi Ping-O-Tronic


Well, yes, even Italy has had its own share in the history of gaming consoles. Beyond the more famous and more important (qualitative-wise) contribute we gave to the history of home computers thanks to Olivetti, our engineers in the ealy 70s managed to sneak into the world of Pong clones with a console that got…

[Game of The Week] Week #28 – To.Ca. 2


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the twenty-eighthof the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is To.Ca. 2 for PS1! Developer: Codemasters Publisher: Codemasters Platforms: Windows, PS1 (pictured) Genre: Racing Release Date: December 1998 (EU), November 9th, 1999 (US) Hello guys, I remember having plenty of fun…

[Picks of the Month] October 2019


Hello guys, If it weren’t for a last second gift from my gf, this month would have been quite dead on the acquisitions side. After the initial enthusiasm for the Mega Drive Mini, I’ve almost had nothing more tpo add to my collection, except for two games, Base Wars and Mystic Quest, one for NES,…

[Editorial] It’s the fricking Halloween!


Even though Halloween has become a thing even outside the United States and has spread all over the world, it’s not so widely celebrated on video games as well although the U.S. is historically the epicenter of the gaming world. Despite the presence of (for example) tons of games based on Christmas and characters related…

[Game of The Week] Week #27 – Need for Speed Hor Pursuit Limited Edition


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the twenty-seventh of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Need for Speed Hor Pursuit Limited Edition for Xbox 360! Developer: Criterion Games Publisher: Electronic Arts Platforms: GWindows, PS3, Wii, Xbox 360 (pictured) Genre: Racing Release Date: November 16th (US),…

[Game of The Week] Week #25 – Resident Evil


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the twenty-fifth of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Resident Evil for PS1! Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Platforms: Genesis/Mega Drive (pictured) Genre: Beat ’em Up Release Date: August 11th, 1992 (NA), 1993 (EU) You don’t forget your first Resident…

[The 2600er] Double Dragon


Copyright: 1989 Release Date: October 1989 Developer: Technos Japan Corporation Publisher: Activision Deisgner: Dan Kitchen (programmer) Code: AK-050 Description If you’re thinking “how the hell they did manage to fit an arcade experience like Double Dragon into an Atari 2600 cartridge???” you’re probably a normal person who can’t believe they ported this game on the…

[Game of The Week] Week #24 – Super Probotector: Alien Rebels


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the twenty-fourth of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Super Probotector: Alien Rebels for SNES! Developer: Konami Publisher: Konami Platforms: SNES (pictured), Game Boy, Game Boy Advance Genre: Run ‘n Gun Release Date: February 28th, 1992 Super Probotector or…

[Picks of the Month] September 2019


Hello everybody, As announced, September hasn’t been a month full of games, but I did manage to get something looking here and there anyway. First of all I finally succeeded in installing correctly all of the games bought in the past from Epic Store: my old laptop was almost a piece of junk and couldn’t…

[Game of The Week] Week #22 – Spyhunter


Hi folks! Here we are again with another entry, the twenty-second of the [Game of the Week] column and this time the game featured is Spyhunter for NES! Developer: Bally Midway Publisher: SunSoft Platforms: Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Arcade, Atari 2600, Atari 8-bit, BBC Micro, ColecoVision, Commodore 64, NES (pictured) Palm OS, PC Booter, ZX…