Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 37) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
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
A roguelike that'll have you hooked
April 19, 2017 - Indie game developers love making action-packed 2D platformers. Flinthook manages to combine elements from many inspirations and craft a solid roguelike experience so let's get ready to pillage some pirate ships in space!
Read more: Flinthook Review
Solid RPG action with furry friends
April 18, 2017 - It's true that most RPGs can be played passively as you watch your characters level up and the story unfold. However, Shiness is here to whip you into shape with its action-packed battles so let's check it out.
Read more: Shiness: The Lightning Kingdom Review
Javelin target practice redefined
April 18, 2017 - You have to hand it to games that are actually unique. Lichtspeer has you throw arcing spears at oncoming hordes of odd enemies but is it enough fun to appease the gods? Strap a seal to a skateboard and let's find out.
Read more: Lichtspeer Review
He's one sneaky son of a gun
April 17, 2017 - When you see a game that looks like Hotline Miami but with a neat new gimmick, it definitely seems promising. So, does Mr. Shifty have what it takes to be the next twitch-inducing overhead action game?
Read more: Mr. Shifty Review
More Trials fun on the go
April 16, 2017 - There's something immediately gratifying about riding along linear courses on a dirt bike while trying to achieve high scores and pull off cool tricks. Urban Trial Freestyle 2 continues this trend so let's see if it's worth a few broken bones.
Read more: Urban Trial Freestyle 2 Review
Boss rush mode without the rush
April 13, 2017 - Nintendo's chubby little pink fellow has starred in dozens of fantastic games. Now that he has entered the divisive realm of freemium gaming, should gamers still embrace his cuteness? Invite a few friends over and let's find out.
Read more: Team Kirby Clash Deluxe Review
So, how are the kids?
April 13, 2017 - First-person games where you walk around slowly and not do much else are a growing trend. In strolls Blackwood Crossing, an emotional tale involving siblings and their journey to find peace. However, is it a tale worth telling?
Read more: Blackwood Crossing Review
Get ready to put on a show
April 12, 2017 - Games that test your 2D platforming skills can be quite addictive if you're a retro enthusiast. Talent Not Included is a delightfully challenging little game so turn down the house lights and let's start the performance.
Read more: Talent Not Included Review
Snowmobile races that run a little cold
April 11, 2017 - The creators of last year's super-fun Aqua Moto Racing Utopia have been busy. Their latest title exchanges water for snowy landscapes but does that result in a worthwhile racer? Saddle up and let's find out.
Read more: Snow Moto Racing Freedom Review
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