Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 44) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
He may dress like Mario but he sure doesn't jump like him
February 21, 2017 - Retro-inspired indies tread a fine line between being too old-school and offering an enjoyable modern take on the classics. A Pixel Story is an ambitious adventure but does it live up to its ancestors?
Read more: A Pixel Story Review
How does it compare to Wii U's adorable adventure?
February 19, 2017 - Back in 2015, Good-Feel unleashed their second yarn-based platformer and now it's available for 3DS. However, does this bite-sized version improve on the beloved original? Well, it does feature more cute canine content than you can shake a knitting needle at!
Read more: Poochy & Yoshi's Woolly World Review
Rogue Legacy meets Mr. Driller
February 17, 2017 - Games with addictive premises are only as good as their core gameplay. Vertical Drop Heroes HD may push you to keep trying but does the fun last long enough to warrant venturing into the unknown?
Read more: Vertical Drop Heroes HD Review
DonPachi and Deathsmiles in Darius?!
February 16, 2017 - Get ready shoot 'em up fans because here are six more downloadable delights for Taito's latest shmup masterpiece. This time around, we're looking at packs from two of Japan's most respected names in arcade shooters.
Read more: Dariusburst: Cave & Eighting DLC Packs Enter the Fray
From RayForce to Fantasy Zone
February 15, 2017 - Taito's latest shoot 'em up has seen a ton of downloadable content so far. Seeing as I only recently discovered it, I figured I should take a look at what it's all about so please, enjoy reading my thoughts on the Taito and Sega packs.
Read more: Dariusburst: Piloting the Taito & Sega DLC Packs
Steamy feline action that'll get you chicks
February 14, 2017 - Certain classic games have an addictive nature to them that developers are still trying to achieve. Pix the Cat is full of unique arcade gameplay that'll keep you hooked so crack open a roll of quarters and let's play with this kitty.
Read more: Pix the Cat Review
Stealthy puzzle-solving jellyfish
February 13, 2017 - Games where you control two things at once are always mind-bending. Semispheres will make you see orange and blue as you guide two jellyfish to their respective goals over and over again so let's solve some puzzles.
Read more: Semispheres Review
It's always sunny in Plantera
February 12, 2017 - There's something undeniably satisfying about growing your very own garden. Plantera has you manage a cute little virtual crop with the help of some little blue dudes so let's head to the farm and get to work.
Read more: Plantera Review
February 12, 2017 - Game developers constantly try to provide visceral and challenging experiences yet there's a fine line between that and frustration. 8DAYS features an interesting blend of gameplay mechanics but do they add up to fun?
Read more: 8DAYS Review
Souls without much soul
February 10, 2017 - Team Ninja definitely wear their influences on their sleeves in this latest tough-as-nails action RPG. Although it borrows heavily from a familiar franchise, does Nioh offer enough fresh gameplay to solidify its place in gaming history?
Read more: Nioh Review
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