Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 53) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
August 8, 2016 - There are so many Metroidvania games releasing nowadays that innovation goes a long way. Thankfully, Headlander is bursting with uniqueness from its wacky premise to its gameplay, so let's get started. Off with your head!
Read more: Headlander Review
August 7, 2016 - Although Marvel Ultimate Alliance has been around for nearly a decade and found its way to plenty of consoles, I have never played it. Recently, I had the opportunity to enjoy the most recent iteration of the original and its sequel (thanks to Activision) so here's my take on these two cooperative hero-filled adventures.
Read more: Marvel Ultimate Alliance Bundle: A First-Timer's Perspective
Panties, potshots, and perverts
August 5, 2016 - When you see an enemy, shoot it! That's how video games are played, right? Well, not this one. Gal Gun has you fend off swooning girls with pheromone shots to make them collapse in ecstasy so they leave you alone. Wait... what?
Read more: Gal Gun Double Peace Review
Cooperative culinary fun
August 3, 2016 - Cooperative on-the-couch multiplayer games are a great way to bond with friends. Overcooked's rewarding gameplay forces you and your pals to work together like a well-oiled machine so let's head to the kitchen and have some fun!
Read more: Overcooked Review
All my friends know the Blue Rider
August 2, 2016 - Sometimes, all a game needs to do to stand out is provide solid gameplay. Blue Rider may not have many bells and whistles but it's a competent and brutally challenging shooter that's very satisfying to master.
Read more: Blue Rider Review
Mystery Dungeon triumphantly returns
August 1, 2016 - Roguelikes are a new fad in gaming but they've been around longer than you'd think. Shiren the Wanderer returns for some old-school dungeon crawling so sharpen your blade and get ready for one epic adventure.
Read more: Shiren the Wanderer: The Tower of Fortune and the Dice of Fate Review
Suit up and boogie down
July 31, 2016 - The disco era may be long gone but its influence is far from over. Laser Disco Defenders puts you in the hover boots of four funky band members who all shoot lasers from their fingers so get ready to let your freak flag fly.
Read more: Laser Disco Defenders Review
Put your GamePad to the test
July 29, 2016 - You have to hand it to indie developers who think outside the box. 3Souls is a thought-provoking episodic tale that'll have you and a friend working together to progress in its peculiar journey so let's power up our GamePads to see if it's any good.
Read more: 3Souls - Episode 1: Nelesa Review
Tetris + Physics = Fun
July 28, 2016 - Innovation in the puzzle genre is hard to come by. Tricky Towers may take most of its gameplay from the few decades-old Tetris but adding physics into the mix makes it feel like a brand new game.
Read more: Tricky Towers Review
Surviving a drug-fueled dystopia
July 28, 2016 - Compulsion Games' We Happy Few has already established itself as a unique experience that has captured many gamers' imaginations. Now that I got to play through an early build of it, I'll outline what to expect from this very strange tale.
Read more: Hands-On We Happy Few: Toss Your Joy in the Bin
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