Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 22) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
Time machine not required
August 20, 2018 - Game developers have been emulating classic games for years. In this collection of reviews, I'll take a look at four completely different old-school experiences that you can enjoy on your newfangled modern consoles.
Read more: Retro-Inspired Indie Games
Maverick hunting highs and lows
August 17, 2018 - The first collection of Capcom's high-octane 2D action classics is nothing short of great. So, how well do X and Zero (as well as their new friend Axl) hold up in their latest adventures?
Read more: Mega Man X Legacy Collection 2 Review
Smash TV + pinball = hot damn!
August 15, 2018 - Sometimes, the most obscure retro games are also the most fun. This is definitely the case with Nitro Ball with its insane overhead action and unconventional pinball elements so grab a few quarters and get ready to shoot!
Read more: Johnny Turbo's Arcade: Nitro Ball Review
Microgames for days
August 15, 2018 - Although it's been 15 years since Wario's bite-sized games initially captivated gamers with low attention spans, they're back and better than ever. WarioWare Gold contains a huge amount of rapid fire content so pop an Adderall and let's play!
Read more: WarioWare Gold Review
Scythe it to The Man!
August 14, 2018 - Being dead isn't all that bad when Death itself grants you the power to possess the living. Flipping Death is certainly a unique and innovative adventure so put on your goth makeup and get ready for a crazy time!
Read more: Flipping Death Review
Sky fishing meets dogfights
August 9, 2018 - Many roguelike twin-stick shooters feel very similar but here's a game that definitely breaks the mold. Airheart: Tales of Broken Wings is an almost Zen-like flight game yet it's challenging enough to satisfy genre fans. Let's take to the skies and check it out!
Read more: Airheart: Tales of Broken Wings Review
Wince of Persia
August 7, 2018 - Narrative-driven games usually struggle to find a perfect balance between gameplay and storytelling. 1979 Revolution: Black Friday tells a personal tale of a real-life historical event but does it hold up as a video game?
Read more: 1979 Revolution: Black Friday Review
Guardian Heroes with boobs
August 4, 2018 - It seems like everything is being ported to the Switch. Now that this strange 2012 3DS action RPG beat 'em up is available for the console, take off a few layers of clothes and let's see how it holds up.
Read more: Code of Princess EX Review
2D puzzle platforming goes soft
August 3, 2018 - In a genre that's flooded with games, it must be difficult to make one that stands out. Thankfully, Semblance's distinct mechanics and eerie yet minimalistic world might just have what it takes.
Read more: Semblance Review
It's like having a deuce up your sleeve
August 2, 2018 - You don't see many classic card games on modern consoles. Super Blackjack Battle 2 Turbo Edition emulates the tried and true 21 formula yet introduces a round-based competitive aspect. Will you risk it all in the hopes of becoming the Blackjack champion?
Read more: Super Blackjack Battle II Turbo Edition Review
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