Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 22)
An isometric slant on Zelda
September 17, 2016 - Many indie developers wear their influences on their sleeves. Although Oceanhorn looks like a Zelda game, it actually carves its own path but was it a path worth carving?
Read more: Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas Review
Reasons to dust off your console
September 15, 2016 - As Sony's first system capable of downloading games, the PlayStation 3 sure had a phenomenal library. Here, I count down ten buried treasures that you may not have heard of but are worth playing before you put your PS3 on Craigslist.
Read more: Top 10 Download Only Hidden Gems on PlayStation 3
The legend continues
September 14, 2016 - The first Trails of Cold Steel took The Legend of Heroes series to a higher level with its incredible cast of characters, epic plot, and awesome JRPG gameplay. Now, part two is out so let's see what Rean and gang have been up to.
Read more: Trails of Cold Steel II: Prologue
Locked, loaded, and live
September 13, 2016 - Cooperative online twin-stick shooters seem to be a growing genre. Livelock definitely offers some hectic shooting action but is it unique enough to warrant a purchase? Upload your consciousness and let's find out.
Read more: Livelock Review
Arcade shooting in your living room
September 11, 2016 - Classic shoot 'em up gameplay is awesome when it's done correctly. The original Sky Force (available for mobile devices including PSP) was pretty cool so let's see how it evolved over the years.
Read more: Sky Force Anniversary Review
September 10, 2016 - Physics-based destruction has been all the rage ever since Angry Birds debuted back in 2009. But, is the formula better off on handheld devices? Maybe this weird rock with a massive tongue has the answer.
Read more: King Oddball Review
Are you hardcore enough to take on the Zeetnuk?
September 9, 2016 - Classic shooters are a go-to genre for old-school gamers. Dogos is bursting with intensely challenging gameplay that combines twin-stick shooting with bullet hell scenarios so suit up because we have a war to fight.
Read more: Dogos Review
Plumber vs. Hedgehog: Round 5
September 7, 2016 - Every couple of years, two of gaming's most iconic mascots compete in Olympic events. This fifth iteration of the series has Mario & Sonic landing in Rio so let's find out if the festivities are worth attending.
Read more: Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Review
Big dungeons, even bigger boobies
September 6, 2016 - The Vita sure has its fair share of first-person dungeon crawlers. With so many titles to choose from, are MeiQ's enormous dungeons big and juicy enough for genre fans to wrap their eager hands around?
Read more: MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death Review
September 3, 2016 - You don't often see games that combine the excitement of a shoot 'em up with the intimate battles of a fighting game. So, let's find out how Touhou Genso Rondo's genre-blending formula fares in the ring.
Read more: Touhou Genso Rondo: Bullet Ballet Review