Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 52)
An inconvenient way to play subpar games
October 7, 2015 - Nintendo has a long history of taking chances when it comes to hardware; from the embarrassment that was Virtual Boy to the astronomical success of Wii. Here, I'll explore one of their lesser known products so please, enjoy!
Read more: Dusting off the Nintendo e-Reader
Taking life one game at a time
October 6, 2015 - The question of whether authors should complete games before writing reviews frequently comes up. In this article, I explain why I decided to do so with plenty of examples that'll hopefully shed some light on the issue.
Read more: Why I Finish Games Before I Review Them
Finally, a game that takes advantage of Wii U's blast processing
October 5, 2015 - Authentic retro-style games are a rare breed yet Freedom Planet feels like a long-lost Genesis title. However, is this era worth revisiting in this day and age? Of course, so lace up your running shoes and let's go!
Read more: Freedom Planet Review
An eye-poppingly fun shmup
October 1, 2015 - It's been decades since shoot 'em ups began captivating gamers and the genre is still going strong. Prismatic Solid offers a unique take on the classic formula, but is this colourful shooter solid enough to warrant a download?
Read more: Prismatic Solid Review
Now that's a lot of indie characters!
October 1, 2015 - There are a ton of unlockable cameos in Toto Temple Deluxe. Here, you'll find all of the codes that you can enter to gain access to a bunch of them, so crack your knuckles and get ready to type!
Read more: Toto Temple Deluxe: All Cameo Codes
Cool cameos and collaborations
September 30, 2015 - It's always a good time when video game characters get together. In this article, I'll discuss some of my favourite crossovers within a few different genres. Don't worry; there's no need for a rip in the space-time continuum, just read on!
Read more: When Worlds Collide: Exploring Game Crossovers
Is that a goat on your head or are you just happy to see me?
September 29, 2015 - The Ouya is home to many fantastic local multiplayer games, so thank goodness they're slowly being ported to mainstream consoles. In this colourful brawler, you and your friends fight to the bitter end just to capture a goat to place on your head. Wait, is that right?
Read more: Toto Temple Deluxe Review
Rockman dashes into the 3D realm
September 28, 2015 - Although we don't see much of Mega Man these days, his legacy lives on in many classic series. In this retrospective, I'll take a look at his 3D debut, a spin-off, a sequel, and what the future has in store for the delightful digger.
Read more: Digging up the Mega Man Legends Series
Send your rage sky-high
September 27, 2015 - Every once in a while a game is released that doesn't screw around when it comes to difficulty. Well, here's Rally Copters; a brutally punishing 2D physics-based helicopter game. Before giving it a download, make sure you're up for one serious challenge.
Read more: Rally Copters Review
Stars get dusty, too
September 25, 2015 - It seems like classic puzzlers are being ported faster than you can slam a tetromino down. Here, we have a wonderful long-lost gem that features a colourful cast of characters, so grab a broom and let's start sweeping!
Read more: Star Sweep Review