Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 36) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
Hey! A solid shmup comes
May 4, 2017 - When you think of the vast library of SNK games, you probably picture dozens of fighters. However, they also published some fantastic shmups and Blazing Star is definitely one that no genre fan should overlook.
Read more: ACA NeoGeo: Blazing Star Review
High school meets Groundhog Day
May 4, 2017 - PlayStation Vita is home to dozens of JRPGs so it takes a lot for one to stand out. Does The Caligula Effect have what it takes to get the attention of genre fans or would you be better off replaying some of the classics?
Read more: The Caligula Effect Review
Fun but far from revolutionary
May 2, 2017 - Now available as a free open-beta, Games of Glory brings solid team-based battles to PlayStation 4 and Steam. It definitely doesn't reinvent the genre but you might be surprised by how tight its competitive online matches are so let's take a deeper look.
Read more: Games of Glory: Simple Online Twin-Stick Mayhem
Five games worth revisiting
April 30, 2017 - Although the gaming industry keeps moving forward, digging up games from the past can result in some delightful surprises. Here, I'll take a look at five gems from the original Xbox's library. Maybe you'll discover some treasures to add to your collection, too.
Read more: Xbox Hidden Gems (Part 1)
Roly-poly arena combat
April 27, 2017 - When you see a game that has adorable spherical characters, you probably wouldn't expect them to battle to the death. But, that's what Deformers is all about so pick your favourite chubby chum and get ready to fight!
Read more: Deformers Review
They see me rollin'
April 26, 2017 - Guiding perpetually moving characters can be quite fun when done right. In comes the simplistically-titled Rolling Bob where you draw platforms for a little cute robot chum on his quest to save his robo-pals but is it any good?
Read more: Rolling Bob Review
The ultimate competitive puzzler
April 25, 2017 - One genre that's highly underrepresented in today's gaming market is classic puzzle games. Puyo Puyo Tetris combines two of the most iconic puzzlers into one addictive experience so let's get ready to pop some Puyos!
Read more: Puyo Puyo Tetris Review
Platforming fun in The Big Easy
April 24, 2017 - If you've ever wanted to play as a voodoo doll who hurts himself to defeat his enemies then here's a game for you. Originally released in 2003, Voodoo Vince is back for more punishment on Xbox One but is it a game worthy of yet another remaster?
Read more: Voodoo Vince Remastered Review
A duckload of 8-bit classics
April 23, 2017 - Following the success of Mega Man Legacy Collection, Capcom put together yet another great collection of 6 NES gems. Here we have a bunch of 8-bit Disney games so get your homework done, tune in to channel 3, and let's check them out.
Read more: The Disney Afternoon Collection Review
A Master System gem redefined
April 21, 2017 - Although there were two Wonder Boy III games, The Dragon's Trap is definitely the most memorable. Now, the classic Metroidvania has been remade for modern consoles so let's see how it holds up in high-definition.
Read more: Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap Review
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