Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 5)
Time to buy a thicker umbrella
January 3, 2017 - Whenever game developers experiment with combining game genres, the results are always interesting. Steel Rain X strikes a balance between shoot 'em up gameplay and simulation components so let's see if it's a cocktail worth ordering.
Read more: Steel Rain X Review
A revolutionary year for gaming
December 31, 2016 - The mid-80s was an exciting time for gaming whether you preferred playing on a PC, NES, or arcade machine. Last year on New Year's Eve, I counted down the best games of 1995 but this year we're going back even further. Step into your hot tub time machine and put on the latest Pet Shop Boys album because here are the best games from thirty years ago!
Read more: Top 10 Games of 1986
Sure-fire hits and underrated gems
December 30, 2016 - It's true that 2016 has been full of many disappointing overhyped games but we try to stay positive here at Video Chums. So, out of the 248 titles that we've reviewed this year, here are the ten games that got the best scores.
Read more: Top 10 Games We Reviewed in 2016
A Fenix rises from the ashes
December 29, 2016 - It goes without saying that if you want a great third-person squad-based shooter then Gears of War is the place to go. However, does this fourth title in the epic series provide enough Swarm-slaughtering action to satisfy fans?
Read more: Gears of War 4 Review
Ghouls 'n ghosts 'n goblins, oh my!
December 26, 2016 - Whenever indie developers bring gamers back to the past with authentic experiences, good times will be had. Maldita Castilla is definitely a genuine 16-bit title but does it carry too much retro baggage as well? Unsheathe your steel and let's find out.
Read more: Maldita Castilla EX: Cursed Castile Review
Get ready to crash
December 23, 2016 - Games where you soar through the air at high speeds almost always make for exciting experiences. Air Race Speed accomplishes this with simple and enjoyable gameplay but do too many obstacles get in the way of the fun?
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Lather, rinse, ret-2-go!
December 18, 2016 - Everyone's favourite purple-haired half-genie is back for yet another wacky adventure. This time around, she has more transformations than you can shake a magic lamp at. The question is: are you up for a shape-shifting good time?
Read more: Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Review
A ball-whackin' good time
December 16, 2016 - Believe it or not, it's 2016 and they're still making Kinect games. Although most of them are subpar at best, Boom Ball 2 is actually quite fun so grab a pal and get ready to whack some balls.
Read more: Boom Ball 2 for Kinect Review
The bromance continues
December 15, 2016 - Even though it's been out for only a couple weeks, Final Fantasy XV is already becoming quite a divisive game. Since we last left off, I've completed the next three chapters so let's see what the bros are up to. Of course, spoilers are ahead.
Read more: Final Fantasy XV: Chapter 4 to 6
Annie get your gun
December 14, 2016 - Some retro games are undeniable classics yet their prices have gone through the roof. Thankfully, Wild Guns is back in an upgraded iteration and it's a heck of a lot cheaper than its SNES counterpart. What are you waiting for, pilgrim? Let's start shooting.
Read more: Wild Guns Reloaded Review