Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 33) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
Not every Psikyo shmup is a classic
March 24, 2018 - There's something about rediscovering classic shoot 'em ups that always makes for an interesting time. However, was Sol Divide worth digging up from the past? Study up on your magic and let's find out.
Read more: Sol Divide: Sword of Darkness Review
Why even bother?
March 23, 2018 - 2D action platformers have been the genre of choice for many gamers over the decades. Castle of Heart looks promising with its medieval setting and appealing visuals but does it deliver the old-school goods?
Read more: Castle of Heart Review
Redefining cooperative gaming
March 22, 2018 - Co-op games are generally laidback experiences as players can come and go as they please. However, A Way Out is here to prove that an entire cooperative story-driven game can be enjoyable and man, is it an absolute thrill.
Read more: A Way Out Review
DAT's one cool mech, bro
March 20, 2018 - Finally, this obscure previously Japanese-exclusive mission-based arena combat Vita game from 2012 is now available in the west. The question is: was it worth enhancing and porting Assault Gunners to PlayStation 4?
Read more: Assault Gunners HD Edition Review
The pink puffball sure has a lot of heart
March 19, 2018 - Nintendo's cutest and pinkest chum has finally made his Switch debut. However, is Kirby Star Allies the incredible return to form that long-time fans have been eagerly anticipating? Invite a few friends over and let's find out.
Read more: Kirby Star Allies Review
A solid yet generic shmup
March 19, 2018 - Classic arcade shmups don't seem to be going anywhere with plenty of ports and modern indie interpretations constantly popping up. So, does Danmaku Unlimited 3 have what it takes to stand out in such a crowded genre?
Read more: Danmaku Unlimited 3 Review
Same game, new name
March 16, 2018 - Fans of Inti Creates may be slightly confused as to what their latest 2D action-packed game crossover is all about. As a fan myself, allow me to explain exactly what Gal Gunvolt Burst is.
Read more: Gal Gunvolt Burst Review
A Breakout puzzler
March 16, 2018 - Once in a while, a game releases that has potential buyers scratching their heads. As a puzzler that originally debuted for Game Boy Advance about 15 years ago, does this new iteration of Gem Smashers offer enjoyable puzzle gameplay?
Read more: Gem Smashers Review
Golfing with a square ball
March 15, 2018 - 2D golf games seem to be popping up more frequently than ever before. Midnight Deluxe has you guide a square chum to his destination within a whopping 70 stages but does it provide enjoyable enough gameplay to last that long?
Read more: Midnight Deluxe Review
Strategic turn-based hilarity
March 15, 2018 - The Behemoth's distinct brand of humour is back although this time around, it's within an SRPG instead of an action game.
Read more: Pit People Review
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