Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 56)
White 'shrooms can't jump
December 15, 2014 - Captain Toad straps on his headlamp and oversized backpack to finally star in his own adventure. As you journey with the little fellow, you'll unearth treasures while exploring stages, solving puzzles, fighting dastardly bosses, and adoring everything in sight.
Read more: Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker Review
The Olympic Games come to River City
December 12, 2014 - Crash and the boys are about to kick some rich kid ass in this no-holds-barred contest of strength. Featuring five unique track and field events (that mostly involve physical violence); you must truly be the best around to reign supreme among River City's toughest.
Read more: Crash 'n the Boys Street Challenge Review
Step aside, Agassi, there's a new kid in town
December 10, 2014 - Tennis players are generally angrier than birds so a game like Tennis in the Face makes a lot of sense. This game will have you aiming and whacking tennis balls at plenty of deserving buffoons while making you grin from ear to ear.
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Three is a magic number
December 8, 2014 - Unique puzzle games are becoming increasingly scarce yet Threes brings some much needed innovation to the genre. It's definitely one of those games that's hard to put down since the charming presentation and addictive gameplay will have you hooked from the second you start sliding those cute little tiles.
Read more: Threes! Review
We're going straight to the Wild Wild West
December 6, 2014 - It's not every day that you get to see a Wild West themed competitive online multiplayer twin stick shooter. Secret Ponchos fits this description and delivers a ton of fun to be had for up to 8 players. So, grab your controller (and maybe a stick of dynamite) and be prepared to be the baddest bandito in all the West.
Read more: Secret Ponchos Review
This kitty's goin' back to the milk mines
December 3, 2014 - You rarely get to see kitties in submarines defending underwater mines but today's your lucky day. Aqua Kitty: Milk Mine Defender DX brings Defender-style shooting gameplay to modern consoles and includes more cats than you can shake a joystick at.
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The game that would make Alexey Pajitnov regret creating Tetris
December 1, 2014 - Have you ever played Tetris and wondered if it would be better with bigger pieces? Of course you haven't. Heptrix takes the classic Tetris formula and uses pieces that have seven blocks instead of four. Why does it do this? Who cares? It's a terrible idea which resulted in an even more terrible game.
Read more: Heptrix Review
The irreverent trivia party game is back and it's brought some friends
November 29, 2014 - Are you looking for a solid party game for family gatherings or for hanging out with friends? Well, look no further because The Jackbox Party Pack is here. It's a compilation of five party games that a ton of people can play together without the need of additional controllers. If you think that you won't have fun with this game, then... You Don't Know Jack!
Read more: The Jackbox Party Pack Review
The king of twin stick shooters returns
November 26, 2014 - It's been a long time since the last Geometry Wars was released and the wait was worth it. Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions improves the classic twin stick shooter formula with new three dimensional playfields and tons of content that will have players hooked for days.
Read more: Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Review
Rectangles have feelings, too
November 24, 2014 - It takes a great deal of talent to make a game about monochromatic rectangles intriguing and that's just what Mike Bithell accomplished when he created Thomas Was Alone. As a 2D platform puzzler, players will slide and jump their way through a wide variety of levels that will test their skills while one of the most unique and quirky narratives in gaming history unfolds.
Read more: Thomas Was Alone Review