Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 132) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
A return to old-school RPG greatness
December 27, 2015 - The Legend of Heroes has been around for a long time and this fresh new tale is a triumphant revitalization for the series. Iron your uniform because you're about to be schooled on this underrated RPG gem.
Read more: Trails of Cold Steel Plot Summary: Prologue
Zizou's back and more stylish than ever
December 26, 2015 - I always get excited when an unexpected sequel to an underrated game comes out. The Legend of Dark Witch 2 expands on the original formula but does it offer enough of a new experience to be a worthy follow-up?
Read more: The Legend of Dark Witch 2 Review
A new approach to a magical world
December 24, 2015 - Trine has won over audiences with its beautiful visuals and tight puzzle platforming gameplay. However, this step into the third dimension is a huge departure for the series. Does it still deliver the magic or were our heroes better off in a two dimensional world?
Read more: Trine 3: The Artifacts of Power Review
A strange tale of an odd fellow
December 23, 2015 - It always takes moxie to craft a unique gaming experience. Von Sottendorff's adventure combines sliding tile puzzles and 3D platforming gameplay in an interesting and trippy world but is it worth taking enough substances to enjoy the ride?
Read more: The Delusions of Von Sottendorff and His Square Mind Review
Super Sprint meets Death Race 2000
December 21, 2015 - Top-down racers are a forgotten genre but thankfully BlazeRush is here to bring it new life. Although it debuted last year, this polished iteration is better than ever so slip on your driving gloves and let's take it to the track.
Read more: BlazeRush Review
A captivating yet flawed world
December 20, 2015 - Wii U finally has a system-selling RPG. After spending the past two weeks almost exclusively playing it, I've now completed Xenoblade Chronicles X. I'm a huge fan of all things Xeno but does this installment live up to its predecessors?
Read more: Xenoblade Chronicles X Review
Why did it have to end like this?
December 20, 2015 - Playing through this enormous RPG has been quite the experience. Now that I'm completely done with the story, this marks my final article in the series. It goes without saying that huge spoilers await so only read ahead if you've already completed the game.
Read more: Xenoblade Chronicles X Ending Plot Summary: Chapters 10, 11, 12
The battle hits close to home
December 17, 2015 - Things are really starting to get interesting on planet Mira. Since my last Xenoblade Chronicles X article, I've completed up to chapter 9 so keep that in mind before reading any further.
Read more: Xenoblade Chronicles X Plot Summary: Chapters 7, 8, 9
Everyone's favourite rapping dog returns
December 15, 2015 - PaRappa's been in the hip-hop game longer than most rappers. This sequel to his debut title is full of fresh rhymes that'll keep your head bobbin' and thumbs tappin' so pick up the microphone and start spittin' wit' ya dog.
Read more: PaRappa the Rapper 2 Review
A non-sports fan steps up to the plate
December 14, 2015 - I don't like sports but for some reason I love playing baseball video games. Here, I'll cover all the bases as to why this sport appeals to non-fans like me so let's get this ball game going.
Read more: My History with Baseball Games
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