Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 17)
Did Noel Fielding make a turn-based strategy game?
March 9, 2017 - It's hard not to love kooky off-the-wall British humour. Loot Rascals is one of the strangest and funniest games that I've ever played but does it combine turn-based strategy and puzzle elements well or are you better off in the hands of The Thing Below?
Read more: Loot Rascals Review
The adorable JRPG series goes open-world
March 8, 2017 - When it comes to delightful carefree JRPG fun, no series tops Atelier. Firis is the star of the second Mysterious game so let's see if she has what it takes to become a certified alchemist.
Read more: Atelier Firis: The Alchemist and the Mysterious Journey Review
Take on the Covenant in real-time
March 6, 2017 - Halo's original real-time strategy spin-off just celebrated its eighth anniversary a few days ago. Now that the Definitive Edition is out on Xbox One, let's see if it still holds up in 2017.
Read more: Halo Wars: Definitive Edition Review
Bedtime stories with beat 'em up action
March 4, 2017 - As a previously exclusive preorder bonus and now just a free downloadable tie-in, A King's Tale is a strange little game indeed. Although Final Fantasy XV wasn't everyone's cup of tea, does this retro beat 'em up provide a worthwhile distraction?
Read more: Final Fantasy XV: A King's Tale Review
He's back and ready to blow stuff up
March 3, 2017 - It's been years without a new explosive multiplayer masterpiece yet everyone's favourite bomber is ready for more. Super Bomberman R is a refreshing take on the decades-old series so let's drop some bombs and watch the chaos ensue.
Read more: Super Bomberman R Review
Musou with a lot more Guts
March 2, 2017 - Games based on obscure Japanese franchises definitely have a niche market in the west. Berserk has been around as a manga series since the late '80s so let's see how it holds up as a Dynasty Warriors style adventure.
Read more: Berserk and the Band of the Hawk Review
An RTS for the rest of us
March 1, 2017 - Microsoft's popular first-person shooter series has seen a few spin-offs over the years. Here we have the sequel to 2009's real-time strategy game Halo Wars so wake up from your cryosleep and let's smash some Atriox.
Read more: Halo Wars 2 Review
Shoot 'em up action with lingerie models
February 28, 2017 - Very few game genres remain as enjoyable as a good old shmup. Thankfully, Ghost Blade HD is a challenging and extremely enjoyable shoot 'em up so let's strap on our garter belts and take to the skies.
Read more: Ghost Blade HD Review
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