Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 35)
A real Pang for your buck
March 26, 2016 - Many arcade classics frequently pop up when discussing retro video games. However, Buster Bros. remains an obscure title that even some retro enthusiasts may not recognize at first. It's rather fun, too, so let's bust some bubbles!
Read more: Bustin' It up with the Buster Bros.
Raiden had some big shoes to fill
March 24, 2016 - When it comes to Hideo Kojima's renowned espionage series, Sons of Liberty is often rejected due to its deceptive nature. However, many fans like me regard it as one of the best titles in the franchise. Slip into your Sneaking Suit and let's infiltrate this masterpiece.
Read more: Metal Gear Solid 2: Classic Stealth Action at Its Prime
An all-out feline frenzy
March 22, 2016 - Life as a cat must be pretty sweet. You get to lie down all day, eat food out of a plastic dish, and have someone scoop your poops out of a box. But, whenever things don't go your way then it's time to deliver some kitty justice!
Read more: Catlateral Damage Review
City-building meets tower defense
March 21, 2016 - Genre-blending is always an interesting experience in gaming. Aegis of Earth combines many strategy, RPG, and puzzle elements in one delightfully cohesive package. Are you ready for an all-out Protonovus Assault?
Read more: Aegis of Earth: Protonovus Assault Review
First souls, then blood, now salt
March 18, 2016 - It's no secret that this latest Metroidvania title borrows heavily from the Souls series of action RPGs. However, Salt and Sanctuary translates the established formula into two dimensions which makes it quite the intriguing experiment.
Read more: Salt and Sanctuary Review
Get ready for a cluckin' good time
March 16, 2016 - After almost five years, Rocketbirds is finally getting a sequel. I recently had the opportunity to play through the first three chapters as well as a cool new mode so let's see what the birdbrains at Ratloop have been up to.
Read more: Rocketbirds 2: The Evolution of a Hardboiled Chicken
Bub and Bob are back, baby!
March 15, 2016 - Very few classic arcade games hold up as well as Bubble Bobble. Believe it or not, it's been thirty years since its initial release so let's pay Bub and Bob a visit and see how the years have treated them.
Read more: Arcade Archives: Bubble Bobble Review
Descend into an immersive strategy defense RPG experience
March 14, 2016 - When it comes to video games, nothing's more hardcore than exploring a brutally difficult dungeon. Dungeon of the Endless may not be your typical roguelike yet there's no denying just how habit-forming it is.
Read more: Dungeon of the Endless Review
No gate can hold in this SG1
March 13, 2016 - Shoot 'em ups have been played the same way for decades. Star Ghost is a bold attempt at offering a unique control scheme, but will fans of the genre welcome this unorthodox change or should developers stick to the basics?
Read more: Star Ghost Review
It's cool to play with toys again
March 11, 2016 - Physics-based 2D time trials are a great way to test your gaming skills. This new addition to the genre may not improve upon the familiar formula much, so let's see how it lives up to modern classics such as Trials.
Read more: Action Henk Review