Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 26) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
A fateful foursome's tale
May 8, 2017 - Top-down adventure games are almost always compared to The Legend of Zelda. However, World to the West forges its own identity as you control four unlikely heroes in a beautiful and familiar world.
Read more: World to the West Review
Kunio-kun: Tournament Fighters
May 6, 2017 - Nekketsu High School is back in session to teach rival schools how to kick ass. River City Melee: Battle Royal Special takes the River City formula and turns it into a competitive fighter so let's see if Kunio and gang have what it takes.
Read more: River City Melee: Battle Royal Special Review
He's one rude dude with attitude
May 5, 2017 - Super-tough platformers have been popular for years and they don't seem to be going anywhere. Super Rude Bear Resurrection may be one of the toughest games you'll ever play but is it worth all of the frustration?
Read more: Super Rude Bear Resurrection Review
A fun but generic roguelike
May 5, 2017 - Exploring a dungeon in the hopes of reaching deeper and deeper depths has been a winning formula for decades. However, does Bit Dungeon+ do enough to keep gamers coming back for more?
Read more: Bit Dungeon+ Review
Hey! A solid shmup comes
May 4, 2017 - When you think of the vast library of SNK games, you probably picture dozens of fighters. However, they also published some fantastic shmups and Blazing Star is definitely one that no genre fan should overlook.
Read more: ACA NeoGeo: Blazing Star Review
High school meets Groundhog Day
May 4, 2017 - PlayStation Vita is home to dozens of JRPGs so it takes a lot for one to stand out. Does The Caligula Effect have what it takes to get the attention of genre fans or would you be better off replaying some of the classics?
Read more: The Caligula Effect Review
Fun but far from revolutionary
May 2, 2017 - Now available as a free open-beta, Games of Glory brings solid team-based battles to PlayStation 4 and Steam. It definitely doesn't reinvent the genre but you might be surprised by how tight its competitive online matches are so let's take a deeper look.
Read more: Games of Glory: Simple Online Twin-Stick Mayhem
Five games worth revisiting
April 30, 2017 - Although the gaming industry keeps moving forward, digging up games from the past can result in some delightful surprises. Here, I'll take a look at five gems from the original Xbox's library. Maybe you'll discover some treasures to add to your collection, too.
Read more: Xbox Hidden Gems (Part 1)
Roly-poly arena combat
April 27, 2017 - When you see a game that has adorable spherical characters, you probably wouldn't expect them to battle to the death. But, that's what Deformers is all about so pick your favourite chubby chum and get ready to fight!
Read more: Deformers Review
They see me rollin'
April 26, 2017 - Guiding perpetually moving characters can be quite fun when done right. In comes the simplistically-titled Rolling Bob where you draw platforms for a little cute robot chum on his quest to save his robo-pals but is it any good?
Read more: Rolling Bob Review
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