Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 14)
A dizzying collection
July 4, 2017 - Sony's promising mascot platformer debuted over two decades ago and now he's finally back to delight (and frustrate) new audiences. Containing three visually revamped games, Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is surely a collection that gamers shouldn't overlook.
Read more: Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Review
Defending crystals has never felt so satisfying
July 3, 2017 - Although PlayStation VR is still in its infancy, there has been a surprising amount of variety so far. Ancient Amuletor is an addictive arcade-style shooter but is it worth making yourself look like a goof to play it?
Read more: Ancient Amuletor Review
Ys meets Trails of Cold Steel
July 1, 2017 - Nihon Falcom have been creating some of the most memorable JRPGs for decades. Now that they've brought back their lesser-known Xanadu series, do they still have what it takes to make a worthwhile RPG?
Read more: Tokyo Xanadu Review
More action, less satisfaction
June 27, 2017 - After three incredible strategic adventures, the Valkyria series finally has an action RPG spin-off. Seeing as switching genres isn't inherently a bad thing, does Revolution provide enough of an enjoyable campaign for series fans?
Read more: Valkyria Revolution Review
This cute robo bro sure is a capable little fellow
June 25, 2017 - Certain super-tough games can be extremely polarising. Tinertia offers loads of intensely challenging scenarios that gamers will either love or hate so let's start our rocket-jumping journey to finally find freedom.
Read more: Tinertia Review
Old-school shooting fun
June 23, 2017 - If gamers know one thing, it's that running around and shooting everything in sight is fun. Blasting Agent features a very retro approach to the run and gun genre so let's see if it provides enough explosive entertainment.
Read more: Blasting Agent: Ultimate Edition Review
Kunio-kun goes medieval
June 21, 2017 - Whether he's chucking dodge balls or taking it to the streets, Kunio sure is one busy dude. Now that he's found himself in a medieval fantasy, let's see if he still knows how to kick ass.
Read more: River City: Knights of Justice Review
Classic cooperative run and gun action
June 21, 2017 - Ever since Contra debuted 30 years ago, running and gunning with friends has been a winning formula. Dragon Bros retains this spirit of cooperative action in an impressively well put together package so get your trigger finger ready!
Read more: Dragon Bros Review
A potion-throwing good time
June 20, 2017 - Retro-inspired indie games that forge their own identity as opposed to merely emulating the classics are a rare breed. A Hole New World accomplishes this through its unique and undeniably fun gameplay so let's throw some potions at monsters!
Read more: A Hole New World Review
A fantastic SRPG that would feel right at home on PS1
June 18, 2017 - Tactical turn-based RPGs sure have evolved a lot over the years. However, going back to basics can still result in an enjoyable gaming experience so let's see how God Wars Future Past's old-school approach holds up.
Read more: God Wars Future Past Review