Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 34) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
An indie shmup done right
February 22, 2018 - It takes a lot of hard work to craft a worthwhile shoot 'em up with so many classics and modern takes on the genre already available. So, will this third iteration of Overdriven make shmup veterans' trigger fingers itchy?
Read more: Overdriven Reloaded: Special Edition Review
A twin-stick sword slashing roguelike
February 22, 2018 - There's nothing quite as immediately gratifying as an old-school overhead dungeon crawler. The Story Goes On is a roguelike that'll have you (and possibly a friend) trying to uncover the secrets of a randomly generated world.
Read more: The Story Goes On Review
That's one cool llama
February 21, 2018 - Whenever you look at a game that's ridiculously silly, it's easy to shrug it off as not worth your time. However, Superola and The Lost Burgers is full of variety and fun so start your barbecue and get ready for a meaty adventure.
Read more: Superola and The Lost Burgers Review
Psikyo's debut shoot 'em up returns
February 21, 2018 - Switch owners sure have been treated to a lot of arcade buried treasures over the past months. Samurai Aces (AKA Sengoku Ace) is Psikyo's first game ever so how does it compare to their more contemporary shmups?
Read more: Samurai Aces Review
A SNES classic: now in 3D!
February 20, 2018 - After its predecessor received a full 3D remake, we can finally enjoy a modern interpretation of Square's classic action RPG Seiken Densetsu 2. Invite a couple friends over and let's go on a magic-filled adventure!
Read more: Secret of Mana Review
One bullet sure can kill a lot of people
February 16, 2018 - There's an ever-increasing amount of local competitive multiplayer games so here's a simple one that you may want to add to your collection. When you're ready, grab your favourite bullet and get ready to shoot your friends in the head.
Read more: Guilt Battle Arena Review
A naturally beautiful 3D platformer
February 15, 2018 - Abstract indie games come in all shapes and sizes from walking sims to point and click adventures. The question is; does Fe, a strange yet lovely 3D platformer, have what it takes to be a worthwhile experience?
Read more: Fe Review
Floating Cloud God strikes again
February 14, 2018 - Dakko Dakko have been making challenging and innovative games for years. However, does their debut VR offering live up to the legacy of The 2D Adventures of Rotating Octopus Character and Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails?
Read more: Pop-Up Pilgrims Review
Run 'n' gun with chums
February 13, 2018 - Contra and Metal Slug have stood the test of time as a couple of the best co-op shooters. So, how does this newly upgraded version of Mercenary Kings compare to the classics? Get your trigger finger ready and let's head to battle!
Read more: Mercenary Kings: Reloaded Edition Review
Jetpack Joyride: LSD Edition
February 12, 2018 - Holding a button to control your altitude while flying through confined environments has been fun for years. The question is; does Atomik: RunGunJumpGun do enough to make this simple premise fresh in 2018?
Read more: Atomik: RunGunJumpGun Review
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