Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 2)
It's 2006 all over again!
December 30, 2017 - Although 2017 has been a mostly miserable year, it's definitely ushered in many awesome video games. With plenty of incredible AAA titles and loads of phenomenal hidden gems, here are the 10 best games out of the 333 that we reviewed this year.
Read more: Top 10 Games We Reviewed in 2017
Zizou takes a step back
December 27, 2017 - 2D action games come in all shapes and sizes yet few are as enjoyable as Zizou's fantastic portable adventures. The Legend of Dark Witch 3 is a huge change from previous entries in the series but does Zizou still have what it takes to delight fans?
Read more: The Legend of Dark Witch 3 Review
The Legend of Zelda: Indie Edition
December 26, 2017 - There have been countless games inspired by Link's adventures over the years. Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King may not be the most original take on Nintendo's classic but is it a worthwhile overhead adventure?
Read more: Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King Review
The NES classic: extra spicy edition
December 24, 2017 - Over the decades since its original release, very few 2D platformers have managed to top the fun of the original Super Mario Bros. This hard to come by arcade version is a more challenging take on the classic so gobble up some 'shrooms and let's save the princess!
Read more: Arcade Archives: Vs. Super Mario Bros. Review
Wii-quality shovelware returns
December 24, 2017 - Considering mini-game compilations aren't as common as they were a decade ago, perhaps it's time they make a comeback. Party Planet is a collection of 30 bite-sized games but is it a matter of quantity over quality?
Read more: Party Planet Review
Homer meets Badlands
December 23, 2017 - Top-down racers were some of the most exciting games back in the '80s. The Next Penelope plays a lot like the 1989 arcade classic Badlands yet it tells a story that's basically a futuristic take on Homer's Odyssey.
Read more: The Next Penelope Review
Mobile Light Force returns
December 22, 2017 - Psikyo has a fantastic library of action-packed shoot 'em ups and here's one of their first. Fill your pockets with quarters and set your time machine to 1994; we're heading to the arcade!
Read more: Gunbird Review
A Clever Endeavour indeed
December 21, 2017 - By just looking at some games, it's hard to tell what to expect. Although Ultimate Chicken Horse seems like a goofy 2D platformer, it's so much more than that so get ready for one of the most addictive multiplayer games that you'll ever play!
Read more: Ultimate Chicken Horse Review
Take your pinball for a ride
December 20, 2017 - Although Zen Studios excel at adapting existing franchises for their pinball tables, their original creations can be just as fun. Here we have a table full of roller coasters and another that stars Hercules so let's get flipping!
Read more: Pinball FX3: Carnivals and Legends Table Pack Breakdown
Still whackin' balls in 2017
December 20, 2017 - Virtual Air Guitar Company has a fun-filled library of motion-controlled games and they don't seem to be stopping anytime soon. Boom Ball 3 is an expectedly fun Kinect game but does it differentiate itself enough from similar experiences?
Read more: Boom Ball 3 for Kinect Review