Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 52)
Welcome to Magnetvania
March 10, 2016 - Metroidvania games are more popular than ever. In order to make one worthwhile, game developers have to strive for unique gameplay. Thankfully, Teslagrad's magnet-based mechanics just may have what it takes.
Read more: Teslagrad Review
Friggin' magnets, how do they work?
March 9, 2016 - I'm always happy to take a trip down memory lane. MagNets brings me back to the early Dreamcast days with its simple gameplay and cheesy charm, but is it a worthy game for 2016 standards?
Read more: MagNets: Fully Charged Review
The game where big head mode is default
March 8, 2016 - Twin stick shooters are a dime a dozen yet they're rarely done this well. Invite your favourite android over, make sure her batteries are fully charged, and let the arcade shooting action begin!
Read more: Assault Android Cactus Review
You need a shovel to dig up treasure
March 5, 2016 - Nintendo's Wii has a fantastic library of games. Unfortunately, it also introduced many gamers to the concept of shovelware: bad games created for a quick buck. However, there are many good games that look like they fit this description so let's start the countdown.
Read more: Top 10 Fun Wii Games That Look Like Shovelware
Hit Mango? A new Fruit Ninja spin-off?!
March 3, 2016 - Agent 47 has seen his share of puzzling situations. Therefore, putting him into a strategic board game just makes sense. Is he better off murdering in miniature form or should he stick to full-sized homicide?
Read more: Hitman GO: Definitive Edition Review
Inject some testosterone into your gaming diet
March 2, 2016 - Whenever the devil threatens all of existence, you can count on bros to save the day. This 2D action thrill-ride may be over the top but does it offer enough man candy to satisfy gamers' hungry appetites?
Read more: Broforce Review
Konami's original cute 'em up returns
March 1, 2016 - Retro vertical shmups don't get much more colourful than TwinBee. Although it's an undeniable classic, does it still hold up in this day and age? Let's take to the skies, shoot at some clouds, and hope a few bells come out.
Read more: Arcade Archives: TwinBee Review
Prepare for some retro hack and slash RPG action set in ancient Japan
February 27, 2016 - The 16-bit era was the golden age of JRPGs. Sadame does its best to emulate what made this time exciting for the genre while offering many unique aspects to distinguish itself from its peers. Sharpen your katana because this is about to get bloody.
Read more: Sadame Review
Pint-sized yet powerful
February 25, 2016 - Local multiplayer games come in many forms. However, Wondershot is a refreshing change to this overcrowded market with its simplified and refined gameplay. When you're ready, invite some pals over and let's give this wonder a shot.
Read more: Wondershot Review
Rewinding tapes is harder than I remember
February 24, 2016 - Some games aim to twist your mind. Replay: VHS Is Not Dead forces you to think on levels that will give your brain quite the workout, but is it worth all the mental energy or should you just pay the late fee?
Read more: Replay: VHS Is Not Dead Review