Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 22)
Retro 2D action with a side of dubstep
July 9, 2016 - Indie developers love to make old-school arena shooters. Super Mutant Alien Assault allows you to play with a friend to blast away alien scum as a couple of robot chums but does it do enough to set itself apart in the genre?
Read more: Super Mutant Alien Assault Review
A fitting celebration for Final Fantasy Adventure's 25th anniversary
July 8, 2016 - Square's Seiken Densetsu series may not be as popular as Final Fantasy yet it has a dedicated following. This remake of the original Game Boy title stays true in many ways but is it too old-school for its own good?
Read more: Adventures of Mana Review
Your friendly neighborhood stuntwoman
July 6, 2016 - Once in a while, an indie game is created that breaks the mold of what you'd expect. Energy Hook has you control a stuntwoman equipped with a grappling beam and jet pack. The question is; do you have what it takes to be a master swinger?
Read more: Energy Hook Review
Slide blocks, get high
July 5, 2016 - Sometimes, a simple puzzle game is all it takes to occupy your gaming time. Castles has you slide blocks in order to build towers as high as you can so it's time to head to the construction site and clock in.
Read more: Castles Review
Can you escape the Bermuda Triangle?
July 3, 2016 - If you've ever wanted to explore a tropical paradise in a roguelike adventure then here's a game for you. Lost Sea proves that roguelikes can be relaxing as well as hectic so let's sail away and see what treasures await.
Read more: Lost Sea Review
The fight of your life
July 2, 2016 - Boss battles are the highlight of most great games. Therefore, why not make an adventure that primarily consists of them? Furi does just that and it does it well so unsheathe your blade and let's slash away!
Read more: Furi Review
Tricky moves for a little robot
July 2, 2016 - Sometimes, achievements can be downright confusing. Mighty No. 9's Fine Play system is nifty, but figuring out exactly how to trigger them can be a huge pain in the butt. So, here's a convenient list that'll hopefully help you obtain them all.
Read more: Mighty No. 9: Fine Play Achievement Guide
Twin stick Voodoo
July 1, 2016 - Roguelikes that play like twin stick shooters are nothing new but they sure are fun when done right. Thankfully, Full Mojo Rampage will cast its Voodoo spell on you while you play it so may the rampage begin!
Read more: Full Mojo Rampage Review
Kill screen: the game
June 30, 2016 - Pac-Man has been around for over 35 years. This new take on the classic pokes fun at the infamous kill screen from the original arcade version but now it requires far fewer quarters to reach.
Read more: Pac-Man 256 Review
Mars: War Logs returns
June 29, 2016 - Very few game genres are as compelling as narrative-driven action RPGs. The Technomancer is a follow-up to 2013's critically panned Mars: War Logs, but does it provide an experience worthy of travelling back to the red planet?
Read more: The Technomancer Review