Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 57) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
No gate can hold in this SG1
March 13, 2016 - Shoot 'em ups have been played the same way for decades. Star Ghost is a bold attempt at offering a unique control scheme, but will fans of the genre welcome this unorthodox change or should developers stick to the basics?
Read more: Star Ghost Review
It's cool to play with toys again
March 11, 2016 - Physics-based 2D time trials are a great way to test your gaming skills. This new addition to the genre may not improve upon the familiar formula much, so let's see how it lives up to modern classics such as Trials.
Read more: Action Henk Review
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
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