Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 5)

Wulverblade Review

Wulverblade Review (PlayStation 4)

Keep calm and beat 'em up

February 5, 2018 - Indie interpretations of classic arcade brawlers don't always result in enjoyable experiences. However, Wulverblade brings the genre back to its roots with a fresh modern coat of paint that'll have you and a pal dismembering hordes of dastardly foes for hours.
Read more: Wulverblade Review

Strikers Edge Review

Strikers Edge Review (PlayStation 4)

Dodgespear: a nifty new sport

February 5, 2018 - Once in a while, an indie releases that has promise to be the next big competitive multiplayer game. Strikers Edge certainly fits this description but does its simple gameplay have enough longevity to offer a satisfying experience?
Read more: Strikers Edge Review

Mad Carnage Review

Mad Carnage Review (Switch)

George Miller's SRPG

February 5, 2018 - Tactical turn-based RPGs have been around for a long time and it's rare to come across one that truly stands out in the genre. Therefore, the Mad Max inspired Mad Carnage definitely looks promising but does it hold its own in the Thunderdome?
Read more: Mad Carnage Review

SteamWorld Dig Review

SteamWorld Dig Review (Switch)

A classic indie that's a little Rusty

February 3, 2018 - Almost five years ago, 3DS owners were treated to the debut of a delightful mining 2D platformer. Rusty's little adventure has been ported to many consoles since and now you can join him on your newfangled Switch so let's head to the mines.
Read more: SteamWorld Dig Review

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Review

Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Review (PlayStation 4)

Materia v Spiritus: Tournament Fighters

February 1, 2018 - It's been about seven years since North American gamers had the opportunity to play a new Final Fantasy fighter. Dissidia Final Fantasy NT is a huge departure from the PSP games so let's see if this arcade adaptation is suitable for the living room.
Read more: Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Review

Dragon Ball FighterZ Review

Dragon Ball FighterZ Review (PlayStation 4)

Goku Gear: Tournament Fighters

February 1, 2018 - When it comes to fighting games, few franchises have strayed as far from the genre's 2D roots as Dragon Ball. Thankfully, Dragon Ball FighterZ is here to make the manga fighting series great again with spot-on 2D gameplay and plenty of eye candy.
Read more: Dragon Ball FighterZ Review

Pierhead Arcade Review

Pierhead Arcade Review (PlayStation 4)

VR Skee-Ball? Sign me up!

January 30, 2018 - Winning tickets by shooting hoops and whacking moles has been a fun way to waste time for decades. The question is; does Pierhead Arcade provide an enjoyable collection of virtual reality redemption games? Fill your pockets with tokens and let's find out.
Read more: Pierhead Arcade Review

Lost Sphear Review

Lost Sphear Review (PlayStation 4)

Feels like a distant memory

January 29, 2018 - The folks at Tokyo RPG Factory clearly have a passion for recreating what made classics in the genre so appealing. Although they haven't quite got the magic formula down, Lost Sphear is a competent JRPG that can easily consume dozens of hours of your time.
Read more: Lost Sphear Review

Zero Gunner 2 Review

Zero Gunner 2 Review (Switch)

Get to the chopper!

January 27, 2018 - The Switch is certainly seeing its fair share of Psikyo shoot 'em ups lately. Zero Gunner 2 is the most modern one yet complete with 3D graphics and novel gameplay but does it hold up to the classics?
Read more: Zero Gunner 2 Review

Strikers 1945 II Review

Strikers 1945 II Review (Switch)

A superb shmup sequel

January 27, 2018 - Psikyo has a long history of making incredible arcade shooters and the sequel to one of their most popular shoot 'em ups is no exception. Strikers 1945 II continues the frantic action of the first game but it's an entirely different beast so let's check it out.
Read more: Strikers 1945 II Review

Visit our category index to browse through more categories

© Video Chums 2014-2018. All rights reserved. Latest article published . Privacy Policy - Video Index - Category Index - OpenCritic