Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 104) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
Hasta la vista, alien scum!
January 27, 2015 - It's hard to believe how well some games still hold up after decades have passed since their initial release. Almost 25 years ago, this 2D scrolling shooter came out for the NES and it remains a must-play for fans of the genre.
Read more: S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team Review
Twin stick shooting with only one stick
January 23, 2015 - Zombies and twin stick shooters go together like peanut butter and brain jelly. Undead Storm Nightmare is yet another zombie-slaying shooter that boasts an interesting mix of gameplay mechanics but is that enough to compel you to survive another apocalypse?
Read more: Undead Storm Nightmare Review
Has the genetic structure of puzzle games devolved or mutated?
January 21, 2015 - When it comes to puzzle games, you would think that it's all been said and done, yet here comes Splice. With a very clever premise and deceptively simplistic gameplay, you'll want to stare into this microscope until you unravel every single cellular mystery.
Read more: Splice Review
Will the princess finally get her just desserts?
January 19, 2015 - Fat Princess has had a few incarnations over the years and this installment sees her royal plumpness in a freemium match-three puzzler. Although this may set off a few red flags, its clever utilization of RPG elements makes it quite an enjoyable experience. However, the question remains; is it worth sticking around for dessert or should you cut this meal short?
Read more: Fat Princess: Piece of Cake Review
This family settles their feuds on the tennis court
January 16, 2015 - You would expect a game entitled Family Tennis SP to be shovelware, but it's a surprisingly good time. You'll enjoy every minute you spend as one of eight highly competitive family members while you slice, lob, and smash your way to become head of the household.
Read more: Family Tennis SP Review
To joust, or not to joust, that is the question
January 14, 2015 - Sometimes a game comes out with a title that explains everything you need to know. Obviously, this is a game about jousting while shaking a spear up and down. Although there's a bit more to it than that, you already have a firm understanding of what to expect.
Read more: Shake Spears! Review
Bear witness to the most daring stuntman since Super Dave Osborne
January 12, 2015 - Joe is back and now he wants to be a movie star. Why not give him a hand by controlling him through many different movie sets while driving a variety of vehicles? Trust me, it'll be fun! But, be careful; Danger is involved.
Read more: Joe Danger 2: The Movie Review
The tale of a heartbroken anthropomorphic blue ball
January 9, 2015 - Games that require you to use your brain to solve practical puzzles are few and far between. Adventures of Lolo is a classic puzzler that will make you scratch your head until your hair falls out. However, nothing feels more rewarding than mastering each challenge that this delightful game will present to you along the journey.
Read more: Adventures of Lolo Review
Dave seriously needs to go to rehab
January 7, 2015 - Very few games succeed in recreating the look and feel of the retro arcade era quite like Woah Dave! does. You'll find yourself playing over and over again while trying to beat your high score without the burden of opening a roll of quarters.
Read more: Woah Dave! Review
Prepare for a soul-binding experience
January 5, 2015 - As a 2D platformer that went above and beyond gamers' expectations, Trine gets a much deserved remake after five years since its initial release. This version is just as magical as the original and it'll be difficult not to let it captivate you from start to finish.
Read more: Trine Enchanted Edition Review
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