Articles Written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 136) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
Steamy turn-based action
June 10, 2016 - You have to hand it to developers who always try something different. The SteamWorld series consists of a tower defense title, a 2D mining action game, and now this strategy adventure set in space, but does it bring the franchise to new heights?
Read more: SteamWorld Heist Review
Witness the Rage of Fenix
June 8, 2016 - Super-difficult 2D platformers have been popping up like crazy over the past few years. Fenix Furia (previously known as Fenix Rage) continues the tradition but does it do enough to forge its own identity with so much competition out there?
Read more: Fenix Furia Review
A puzzle platformer on life support
June 7, 2016 - Story-driven indie games with compelling narratives are always intriguing. In Between combines gravity-based puzzles with the tale of a man on his death bed who's reliving memories but is it worth the hospital bill or are you better off pulling the plug?
Read more: In Between Review
The alchemy of a great RPG
June 7, 2016 - Gust's flagship series is back with the adventures of a brand new alchemist. Does Sophie have what it takes to fill the shoes of legendary atelier owners like Rorona and Ayesha? Let's turn on the cauldron and see how it boils down.
Read more: Atelier Sophie: The Alchemist of the Mysterious Book Review
Feel like a ninja
June 3, 2016 - Playing as a ninja almost always makes for good times. Thankfully, Shadow Blade: Reload is here to provide even more fast-paced action. When you're ready, unsheathe your blade and let's slice through this adventure.
Read more: Shadow Blade: Reload Review
An electrifying journey
June 2, 2016 - Some games may not offer exciting cutting-edge gameplay but they're still a delight to play. In comes TurnOn, a game where you control a spark who's on a mission to bring a city's power back, but is it as electric as it sounds?
Read more: TurnOn Review
Less geometry, more wars
June 1, 2016 - There's nothing more old-school than reaching for that much sought-after high score. Score Rush Extended is built with this concept in mind and it provides some solid gameplay in the process but is there enough here to make it worth your quarters?
Read more: Score Rush Extended Review
A dystopian sci-fi twin stick adventure
May 31, 2016 - If you've been gaming for a while then you've probably played at least a few twin stick shooters. Neon Chrome is an ambitious roguelike that puts you in a dark futuristic world but how does it fare in such a crowded genre?
Read more: Neon Chrome Review
Classic shoot 'em up gameplay redefined
May 31, 2016 - Believe it or not, Raiden has been around for over 25 years. This latest shmupstravaganza retains what makes the series special while offering enough innovation for its Vulcan Cannons to shine brighter than ever.
Read more: Raiden V Review
Falling down a well is more fun than you'd think
May 28, 2016 - Retro-inspired indie games are being made faster than comic book movies. Downwell's unique concept and tight gameplay set it apart from the competition but is that enough to make it a must-have title?
Read more: Downwell Review
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