Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 45) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
An addictive roguelike that lands a little rough
April 12, 2018 - Ever since classic arcade games like Konami's Time Pilot, soaring through the sky while shooting down enemy planes has made for some fun times. So, does Rogue Aces do a good job of modernizing this retro formula? Strap in because we're about to find out.
Read more: Rogue Aces Review
Of Men and Monarchs
April 11, 2018 - Indie turn-based strategy RPGs are a hit and miss genre. Regalia: Royal Edition is a bold attempt at crafting an immersive and diverse entry in the genre so prepare to build your kingdom and let's see how it holds up.
Read more: Regalia: Royal Edition Review
Kiryu: a family man
April 10, 2018 - Sega's long-running open world organized crime series finally has a new sequel. Kazuma Kiryu is back but this time around, he's more interested in protecting his actual family instead of his crime family. However, that doesn't mean that he forgot how to kick ass!
Read more: Yakuza 6: The Song of Life Review
From androids to apes
April 8, 2018 - Going back to the past is sometimes more enjoyable than checking out the dozens of new releases every week. After digging through my massive PS2 game collection yet again, here are 5 more hidden gems that I highly recommend.
Read more: PlayStation 2 Hidden Gems (Part 2)
Let's get ill
April 6, 2018 - The little knight who's always full of piss and vinegar is back in a long-awaited sequel to a somewhat obscure action RPG. The question is: does his adventure provide enough enjoyment for both existing fans and newcomers alike?
Read more: The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 Review
Helmets are for wussies
April 5, 2018 - Trials games don't come out as often as they should so we'll have to settle for these cheap knock-offs. That being said, Urban Trial Playground is a surprisingly fun little game so take off your helmet and get ready to do some tricks.
Read more: Urban Trial Playground Review
A boy and his giraffe
April 3, 2018 - Indie 2D platformers are a dime a dozen and it takes a lot for one to stand out. The Adventure Pals sure is a silly and fun-filled entry in the genre but is it worth playing? Put your pet rock in your pocket and let's see.
Read more: The Adventure Pals Review
Samurai Aces returns in a new shmup
April 1, 2018 - The Psikyo classics keep coming and we can finally enjoy the successor to Samurai Aces. Instead of being a vertical shmup, Tengai offers some fun horizontal gameplay so get your trigger finger ready.
Read more: Tengai Review
A deceptively simple puzzler
April 1, 2018 - Indie puzzle games come in all shapes and sizes but sometimes, the simpler ones provide the most fun. Warp Shift may have basic gameplay but mastering its puzzles is quite an impressive challenge so get ready to slide some tiles.
Read more: Warp Shift Review
Redefining gaming technology
April 1, 2018 - The possibilities that Nintendo have made for themselves since the release of their latest console have been admirable. Their latest piece of hardware combines a few already popular concepts into one impressive package so let's see what it's all about.
Read more: Nintendo Announces Labo VR for Switch [April Fools]
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