Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 34) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
Twin-stick dungeon fun
July 30, 2018 - Mastering generated dungeons is always a rewarding endeavor. Next Up Hero has you fight your way through hordes of enemies in its online-fueled twin-stick gameplay and it's quite an impressive formula.
Read more: Next Up Hero Review
Female fighters with clever combos
July 29, 2018 - 2D fighting games have been rapidly gaining popularity over the years and deservedly so. Koihime Enbu Ryo Rai Rai is an enhanced version of Koihime Enbu that only saw a Steam release in North America so was it worth releasing for console?
Read more: Koihime Enbu RyoRaiRai Review
16-bit Ikaruga, anyone?
July 29, 2018 - Shoot 'em ups with polarity mechanics are nothing new. However, Iro Hero offers a simplistic albeit challenging take on the formula.
Read more: Iro Hero Review
Edibles not included
July 28, 2018 - Truly original video games are becoming increasingly harder to find. Pool Panic is a crazy take on billiards that's as enjoyable as it is trippy so chalk up your cue and get ready to whack some balls.
Read more: Pool Panic Review
July 25, 2018 - One of the most memorable games ever created is now available for Xbox One in a brand new edition. That's right; console gamers who never had the chance to play it earlier can finally enjoy NieR: Automata in all its gloriously stylish action.
Read more: NieR: Automata Become as Gods Edition Review
Set your X-Buster to awesome
July 24, 2018 - Capcom's long-running Mega Man franchise has branched off into many different directions over the years. The Mega Man X series contains the most action-packed games in the blue bomber's history so let's revisit its origins.
Read more: Mega Man X Legacy Collection Review
Do modern consoles even have blast processing?
July 23, 2018 - Everyone's favourite blue hedgehog has had his share of ups and downs over the decades. Thankfully, Sonic Mania is a delightful return to form and this Plus version adds even more fun times to his latest adventure.
Read more: Sonic Mania Plus Review
Mystery Dungeon: Slightly Enhanced
July 21, 2018 - Roguelike dungeon crawling has been a niche and enjoyable genre for decades. Last year's Touhou Genso Wanderer was a fun take on Mystery Dungeon games so how does this Reloaded version stack up?
Read more: Touhou Genso Wanderer Reloaded Review
One juicy kart racer
July 19, 2018 - Considering racing around in go-karts isn't as popular as it once was, any new entry in the genre is welcome. Thankfully, All-Star Fruit Racing is actually fun so buckle up and get ready to race!
Read more: All-Star Fruit Racing Review
I like turtles
July 19, 2018 - 2D puzzle platformers are a dime a dozen yet here's one that actually brings some clever concepts to the table.
Read more: TurtlePop: Journey to Freedom Review
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