Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 28) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
An action RPG as slick as Vic himself
June 13, 2017 - There have been tons of overhead action RPGs over the decades yet few have come close to the incredible world of Diablo. Now that Victor Vran is available for console with two substantial pieces of DLC, let's see how it holds up in the genre.
Read more: Victor Vran: Overkill Edition Review
Devils, Soviets, and weasels; oh my!
June 12, 2017 - Sony's second mainstream console has one of the most impressive libraries in gaming history. So, I put together this list of five underrated titles that are sure to impress. Enjoy!
Read more: PlayStation 2 Hidden Gems (Part 1)
Vehicle destruction that feels burned-out
June 10, 2017 - Back in 2002, Burnout 2 introduced gamers to Crash mode where you try and cause as much destruction as possible. 15 years later, Danger Zone is here to reintroduce this chaotic premise in a crazy new puzzle-like campaign full of car-crashing fun.
Read more: Danger Zone Review
Jump for your life!
June 9, 2017 - The endless runner is a genre that doesn't seem to be going anywhere. This may be an updated iteration of 2013's 3DS debut Cubit title but was it a game worth the upgrade to Wii U?
Read more: Cubit The Hardcore Platformer Robot HD Review
Multiplayer platforming with dissociative identity
June 9, 2017 - The idea of a multiplayer platformer that puts you and your friends in challenging situations sounds awesome. However, does Jump Stars' gameplay live up to its clever premise?
Read more: Jump Stars Review
Build it up and fight it out
June 8, 2017 - You have to hand it to game developers who bring back long-lost hidden gems. As a DS classic from almost a decade ago, Lock's Quest is now available for modern consoles so let's see how it fares on the big screen.
Read more: Lock's Quest Review
Quote is back in action
June 6, 2017 - Some games have become synonymous with quality over the years. Cave Story has already been ported to a few Nintendo consoles and now that it has made its Switch debut, let's take a look at how this classic holds up.
Read more: Cave Story+ Review
Fun 2D platforming with kooky virtual pals
June 4, 2017 - There are so many side-scrolling platformers out there that it's hard to keep up. Thankfully, Shu provides a unique twist on the typical formula and now that it's available for Vita, let's take a look at how it holds up in such a crowded genre.
Read more: Shu Review
Finally, a Power Rangers RPG
June 2, 2017 - Some game premises are simply built for success. Chroma Squad is a strategy RPG that is clearly inspired by Mighty Morphin Power Rangers so let's see if this combination adds up to a morphin' good time.
Read more: Chroma Squad Review
For fans only
June 1, 2017 - Aquaplus' adult-oriented visual novel / strategy RPG hybrid has finally made its western debut. Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception is an intriguing game indeed but is it held back by its limited niche appeal?
Read more: Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception Review
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