Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 15)
It's no Baten Kaitos
February 27, 2017 - Modern indie interpretations of classic RPGs seem to be a budding genre. Trulon: The Shadow Engine definitely feels old-school but does it provide a satisfying adventure or are you better off plugging in your PlayStation 2?
Read more: Trulon: The Shadow Engine Review
Somebody call the plumber
February 27, 2017 - It's been said a million times but as a gamer, all I care about are the games. Although I'm looking forward to the launch of Nintendo Switch as much as anyone else, I must say that the starting selection of games is quite disappointing.
Read more: The Switch's Launch Lineup Is Subpar at Best
Arcade shooting revitalised
February 26, 2017 - When it comes to retro arcade shoot 'em up greatness, very few developers are as legendary as Capcom. In this pack, we have three reinterpretations of classic Capcom shooters so let's fill our pockets with quarters and check them out.
Read more: Dariusburst: The Capcom DLC Pack Kicks It Old-School
WarioWare meets 2D platforming
February 25, 2017 - If you have attention deficit disorder (like most gamers) then the fast-paced and constantly changing gameplay of 88 Heroes will be right up your alley. I recently had the opportunity to play it so here's what to expect when it releases in a few weeks.
Read more: I Got 88 Heroes and a Glitch Is One
Now that's one epic tower
February 24, 2017 - Nihon Falcom are masters at creating addictive RPG experiences. Their Ys series has quite an impressive history so let's go back to a time before Adol's adventures and see if Yunica and Hugo have what it takes to ascend the Devil's Tower.
Read more: Ys Origin Review
A shifty cooperative adventure
February 23, 2017 - Local multiplayer games that force you to work together with a friend are a great way to bond. Shift Happens offers some enjoyable 2D puzzle platforming gameplay but will it test your patience more than your skills?
Read more: Shift Happens Review
Same addictive gameplay, awesome new tunes
February 23, 2017 - If you owned an Xbox 360 back in 2010 then you probably played Chime. The unique puzzler captured the imaginations of genre enthusiasts and casual gamers alike. Now that this new take on the classic is out, is it sharp enough to stand on its own?
Read more: Chime Sharp Review
He may dress like Mario but he sure doesn't jump like him
February 21, 2017 - Retro-inspired indies tread a fine line between being too old-school and offering an enjoyable modern take on the classics. A Pixel Story is an ambitious adventure but does it live up to its ancestors?
Read more: A Pixel Story Review
How does it compare to Wii U's adorable adventure?
February 19, 2017 - Back in 2015, Good-Feel unleashed their second yarn-based platformer and now it's available for 3DS. However, does this bite-sized version improve on the beloved original? Well, it does feature more cute canine content than you can shake a knitting needle at!
Read more: Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Review
Rogue Legacy meets Mr. Driller
February 17, 2017 - Games with addictive premises are only as good as their core gameplay. Vertical Drop Heroes HD may push you to keep trying but does the fun last long enough to warrant venturing into the unknown?
Read more: Vertical Drop Heroes HD Review