Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 16) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
Black and white isn't so simple after all
May 26, 2018 - Treasure's most popular shoot 'em up has seen a console release for every one of the past three generations. Now that it's available for Nintendo Switch, let's see if it holds up more than 15 years after its debut.
Read more: Ikaruga Review
Now with Blast Processing
May 26, 2018 - The 16-bit era is arguably the best one for video games. With so many timeless classics and hidden gems, very few modern games can live up to such a fruitful time so let's travel back to the '90s and see what Genesis does that Nintendon't.
Read more: Sega Genesis Classics Review
8-bit Castlevania returns
May 24, 2018 - Ritual of the Night is on its way so in the meantime, here's a retro prequel to whet fans' appetites. Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon feels like an authentic NES Castlevania game so give your cartridge a blow and let's slay some monsters.
Read more: Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon Review
Where blood is blue and ice is red
May 24, 2018 - In the year 2038, androids will become a part of daily life or so David Cage wants you to believe. Detroit: Become Human is an undeniably fascinating tale so let's see if it's one worth telling.
Read more: Detroit: Become Human Review
Finally, a Touhou shmup
May 23, 2018 - This niche Japanese game series has seen a handful of western releases over the past couple of years and now we finally have a shoot 'em up. Azure Reflections is a hardcore shmup complete with intricate mechanics so when you're ready, let's start shooting!
Read more: Azure Reflections Review
There's nothing grand about it
May 23, 2018 - Luffy has been on plenty of video game adventures and his latest is in virtual reality. The question is: do you have what it takes to occasionally tap X then mindlessly watch characters fight each other?
Read more: One Piece: Grand Cruise Review
Robots just want to have fun
May 21, 2018 - Running around arenas and whipping balls at your opponents sounds like a good time. Thankfully, Disco Dodgeball Remix brings the goods so tune up your favourite bot and get ready for a thrilling online competition.
Read more: Disco Dodgeball Remix Review
Commander Video shows off his new pair of sneakers
May 20, 2018 - Sprinting through colourful stages while collecting sweet gold bricks makes for one addictive formula. However, does Commander Video's third endless runner do enough to make this established gameplay exciting again?
Read more: Runner3 Review
A roguelike done right
May 18, 2018 - Driving around in a tank and blowing up everything in sight is great fun. Thankfully, Battlezone Gold Edition brings the goods with its addictive roguelike structure and super-tight gameplay so strap in and let's battle some AI.
Read more: Battlezone Gold Edition Review
A long-lost SNES game?
May 17, 2018 - The 16-bit era was full of timeless classics and games that are better off forgotten. Fox n Forests is heavily inspired by that era so get ready for one furry retro adventure!
Read more: Fox n Forests Review
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