Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 30) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
A solid yet flawed remake
September 12, 2017 - It's not every day that you get to play a complete reimagining of an over 25 year old Game Boy game. Metroid: Samus Returns is certainly a competent entry in the long-running series but does it retain the spirit of the original?
Read more: Metroid: Samus Returns Review
The classic shmup fighter returns
September 12, 2017 - Flying around closed-off arenas in a mech while trying to take down your opponent is an intriguing premise for a fighting game. Senko no Ronde 2 continues this formula by offering plenty of thrilling matches so if you're ready, let's fight!
Read more: Senko no Ronde 2 Review
An orgy of Koei Tecmo
September 10, 2017 - Omega Force's long-running Musou series has featured a wide variety of spin-offs over the years. This time around, plenty of familiar faces from across the Koei Tecmo universe have come together to duke it out so let's get ready to hack and slash.
Read more: Warriors All-Stars Review
Watch Henkei Shoujo instead
September 8, 2017 - If you like the idea of a beat 'em up / racing game hybrid with transforming ladies then here's a game for you. Drive Girls may feature an interesting blend of genres but does it result in good times?
Read more: Drive Girls Review
A bloody good dungeon crawler
September 7, 2017 - RPGs don't get much more old-school than first-person dungeon crawlers. Mary Skelter: Nightmares may seem like a creepy take on the genre but it contains one deeply satisfying campaign that's full of craziness so get ready to donate some blood.
Read more: Mary Skelter: Nightmares Review
Calling all misanthropes
September 4, 2017 - Combining tower defense strategy and twin-stick shooting is an intriguing premise for a video game. X-Morph: Defense has you play as evil alien conquerors but do you have what it takes to overthrow humanity and claim Earth for yourself?
Read more: X-Morph: Defense Review
A pirate's life for me
September 2, 2017 - Monkeying around with Luffy and his pirate chums is always a good time. Now that One Piece: Unlimited World Red is available for modern consoles with a ton of extras; let's see how well it holds up.
Read more: One Piece: Unlimited World Red Deluxe Edition Review
A dual collection of pure 2D action
August 31, 2017 - Ever since Mega Man Zero debuted, Inti Creates have proven themselves as masters of 2D action games. This Striker Pack includes both titles in the Azure Striker Gunvolt series so far and it makes for one incredible collection.
Read more: Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack Review
Adol's island adventure
August 30, 2017 - Nihon Falcom's long-running action RPG series finally has a sequel after almost eight years. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is a slight departure for the franchise but does it retain all of the magic that makes the Ys series fun?
Read more: Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Review
Gaming's first bunnyvania
August 29, 2017 - It's hard to take a game that stars scantily clad anthropomorphic bunnies seriously. That being said, Rabi-Ribi is a solid Metroidvania title that provides some exciting 2D action so let's hop straight to the review.
Read more: Rabi-Ribi Review
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