Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 2)
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August 6, 2017 - You don't often see video games based on podcasts. 99Vidas is a beat 'em up starring the four Brazilian blokes from the retro gaming podcast of the same name so let's get ready to fight!
Read more: 99Vidas Review
The original finally gets a console port
August 5, 2017 - Following the success of the super-fun shmup Gunbird, Psikyo released another arcade shooting gem. Strikers 1945 is a crazy cooperative shoot 'em up that'll have you and a friend blasting away enemy mechs within an alternate post-war history so let's check it out!
Read more: Strikers 1945 Review
Pinball Breakout: Home Edition
August 4, 2017 - You have to love when obscure Japanese arcade games finally make their way to the west. Gunbarich is a pinball/Breakout hybrid by shoot 'em up masters Psikyo that can be pretty fun so let's take a closer look.
Read more: Gunbarich Review
Aliens and mummies and mutants, oh my!
August 4, 2017 - SNK's follow-up to their classic run 'n' gun 2D action game improved the formula in a lot of ways. Now that Eri and Fio joined Marco and Tarma on the battlefield, will they be glad that they did?
Read more: ACA NeoGeo: Metal Slug 2 Review
The Blue Bomber meets Street Fighter
August 3, 2017 - It may be a fantastic single player game but Mega Man 7 also has a secret competitive multiplayer battle mode. If you'd like to experience it yourself then all you have to do is follow this simple guide.
Read more: Mega Man 7: How to Unlock Versus Mode
Ballista Birds VR
August 3, 2017 - Zen Studios' real-time castle defender has been around for over four years. Although it's had many iterations, you can now enjoy it in virtual reality but is it worth purchasing yet again?
Read more: CastleStorm: Virtual Reality Review
Slot car racing with a twist
August 2, 2017 - When you picture a VR racing game, playing with toy cars probably isn't the first image that comes to mind. However, FuturLab's bold take on the genre is definitely a noteworthy experience so on your mark, get set, let's go!
Read more: Tiny Trax Review
Not every retro shoot 'em up is a classic
August 1, 2017 - SNK's old-school shooter ASO eventually had a sequel and now it's available for modern consoles. Alpha Mission II may not be the best shoot 'em up from the early '90s but is it a worthy enough game to revisit?
Read more: ACA NeoGeo: Alpha Mission II Review
A walkthrough for finding all 40 bolts
July 31, 2017 - For over two decades, gamers often struggle to acquire every single bolt in Mega Man 8. If you're one of those gamers then I hope you find this guide helpful. Well, let's get to it; here's my guide for how to obtain all 40 bolts!
Read more: Mega Man 8: Bolt Locations Guide
As much of a blast over 20 years later
July 29, 2017 - Running and gunning while taking out relentless enemy soldiers is a recipe for retro fun. The original Metal Slug is a classic arcade game that started a fantastic franchise but has it since been eclipsed by its incredible sequels?
Read more: ACA NeoGeo: Metal Slug Review