Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 42) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
A tactical action RPG that falls flat
August 10, 2017 - There has been a recent influx of indie RPGs yet few have captured what makes the genre special. Does Masquerada: Songs and Shadows have what it takes to stand out from the crowd?
Read more: Masquerada: Songs and Shadows Review
A strangely satisfying 2D gastrointestinal adventure
August 10, 2017 - Sliding around the insides of a giant worm definitely doesn't sound appealing as a game premise. However, Slime-san's odd and often disgusting tale is one that's hard to put down so let's get swallowed whole and check it out!
Read more: Slime-san Review
Clearing up the purple haze
August 9, 2017 - If building forts and fending off hordes of cartoonish zombies sounds fun to you then here's a game to keep on your radar. Fortnite is a brand new cooperative sandbox survival experience from Epic Games that can be a lot of fun but is it worth diving into early?
Read more: Fortnite Early Access: Buy or Wait?
Four games that still rock, man!
August 8, 2017 - It's great to see that some game developers still care about their catalog of retro titles. Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 offers an assortment of The Blue Bomber's later games but are they worth revisiting?
Read more: Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Review
Precisa de mais vida
August 6, 2017 - You don't often see video games based on podcasts. 99Vidas is a beat 'em up starring the four Brazilian blokes from the retro gaming podcast of the same name so let's get ready to fight!
Read more: 99Vidas Review
The original finally gets a console port
August 5, 2017 - Following the success of the super-fun shmup Gunbird, Psikyo released another arcade shooting gem. Strikers 1945 is a crazy cooperative shoot 'em up that'll have you and a friend blasting away enemy mechs within an alternate post-war history so let's check it out!
Read more: Strikers 1945 Review
Pinball Breakout: Home Edition
August 4, 2017 - You have to love when obscure Japanese arcade games finally make their way to the west. Gunbarich is a pinball/Breakout hybrid by shoot 'em up masters Psikyo that can be pretty fun so let's take a closer look.
Read more: Gunbarich Review
Aliens and mummies and mutants, oh my!
August 4, 2017 - SNK's follow-up to their classic run 'n' gun 2D action game improved the formula in a lot of ways. Now that Eri and Fio joined Marco and Tarma on the battlefield, will they be glad that they did?
Read more: ACA NeoGeo: Metal Slug 2 Review
The Blue Bomber meets Street Fighter
August 3, 2017 - It may be a fantastic single player game but Mega Man 7 also has a secret competitive multiplayer battle mode. If you'd like to experience it yourself then all you have to do is follow this simple guide.
Read more: Mega Man 7: How to Unlock Versus Mode
Ballista Birds VR
August 3, 2017 - Zen Studios' real-time castle defender has been around for over four years. Although it's had many iterations, you can now enjoy it in virtual reality but is it worth purchasing yet again?
Read more: CastleStorm: Virtual Reality Review
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