Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 57) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
Bedtime stories with beat 'em up action
March 4, 2017 - As a previously exclusive preorder bonus and now just a free downloadable tie-in, A King's Tale is a strange little game indeed. Although Final Fantasy XV wasn't everyone's cup of tea, does this retro beat 'em up provide a worthwhile distraction?
Read more: Final Fantasy XV: A King's Tale Review
He's back and ready to blow stuff up
March 3, 2017 - It's been years without a new explosive multiplayer masterpiece yet everyone's favourite bomber is ready for more. Super Bomberman R is a refreshing take on the decades-old series so let's drop some bombs and watch the chaos ensue.
Read more: Super Bomberman R Review
Musou with a lot more Guts
March 2, 2017 - Games based on obscure Japanese franchises definitely have a niche market in the west. Berserk has been around as a manga series since the late '80s so let's see how it holds up as a Dynasty Warriors style adventure.
Read more: Berserk and the Band of the Hawk Review
An RTS for the rest of us
March 1, 2017 - Microsoft's popular first-person shooter series has seen a few spin-offs over the years. Here we have the sequel to 2009's real-time strategy game Halo Wars so wake up from your cryosleep and let's smash some Atriox.
Read more: Halo Wars 2 Review
Shoot 'em up action with lingerie models
February 28, 2017 - Very few game genres remain as enjoyable as a good old shmup. Thankfully, Ghost Blade HD is a challenging and extremely enjoyable shoot 'em up so let's strap on our garter belts and take to the skies.
Read more: Ghost Blade HD Review
It's no Baten Kaitos
February 27, 2017 - Modern indie interpretations of classic RPGs seem to be a budding genre. Trulon: The Shadow Engine definitely feels old-school but does it provide a satisfying adventure or are you better off plugging in your PlayStation 2?
Read more: Trulon: The Shadow Engine Review
Somebody call the plumber
February 27, 2017 - It's been said a million times but as a gamer, all I care about are the games. Although I'm looking forward to the launch of Nintendo Switch as much as anyone else, I must say that the starting selection of games is quite disappointing.
Read more: The Switch's Launch Lineup Is Subpar at Best
Arcade shooting revitalised
February 26, 2017 - When it comes to retro arcade shoot 'em up greatness, very few developers are as legendary as Capcom. In this pack, we have three reinterpretations of classic Capcom shooters so let's fill our pockets with quarters and check them out.
Read more: Dariusburst: The Capcom DLC Pack Kicks It Old-School
WarioWare meets 2D platforming
February 25, 2017 - If you have attention deficit disorder (like most gamers) then the fast-paced and constantly changing gameplay of 88 Heroes will be right up your alley. I recently had the opportunity to play it so here's what to expect when it releases in a few weeks.
Read more: I Got 88 Heroes and a Glitch Is One
Now that's one epic tower
February 24, 2017 - Nihon Falcom are masters at creating addictive RPG experiences. Their Ys series has quite an impressive history so let's go back to a time before Adol's adventures and see if Yunica and Hugo have what it takes to ascend the Devil's Tower.
Read more: Ys Origin Review
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