Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 57)
In Soviet Russia, pixel slime you!
August 31, 2015 - It seems like the Wii U eShop is gathering a collection of bad games comparable to LJN's NES library. In comes Pixel Slime and his one-note high score chaser that'll keep you mildly entertained (and slightly irritated) for an hour tops.
Read more: Pixel Slime U Review
Metal Gear Squalid
August 30, 2015 - One thing in gaming that I can't stand is when developers opt to steal ideas from others in lieu of creativity. Everything from Volume's artwork to gameplay to visual effects are clearly lifted from 1999's Metal Gear Solid VR Missions with little innovation besides the fact that it takes all of the challenge away in favour of some poorly implemented gimmicks.
Read more: Volume Review
Do you have what it takes to capture the galaxy?
August 28, 2015 - Local multiplayer games are making a comeback yet few are as fun and original as Capsule Force. The tug-of-war mechanics and fast paced gameplay definitely make for some exciting matches so let's blast off with the review already.
Read more: Capsule Force Review
Wario finally made a fish-themed Cho Aniki style shoot 'em up
August 27, 2015 - Shmups don't have to be serious and this game is proof of that. With an over the top premise and unexpected twists throughout, you'll keep swimming and shooting just to see what happens next. But enough of that, let's dive in!
Read more: Shutshimi Review
The Blue Bomber has quite the six pack
August 26, 2015 - If there's one series retro gamers can't get enough of; it's Mega Man. As a huge fan for the past 25 years, I'm happy to see a new compilation for modern consoles, but was it worth releasing yet another collection?
Read more: Mega Man Legacy Collection Review
Has it been a year already?
August 25, 2015 - I started this humble site one year ago today so I thought I'd put together a list to celebrate. Out of the 158 games that I've reviewed since I started, here are my ten favourite underdogs that I hope will win you over, too.
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Pure cooperative beat 'em up bliss
August 24, 2015 - Arena combat games usually pit you against your friends, but Curses 'N Chaos' take on the genre is quite a welcome change. Fighting hordes of monsters while helping each other overcome seemingly impossible odds is a concept that makes for one addictive thrill-ride.
Read more: Curses 'N Chaos Review
Heroes grow up so fast
August 21, 2015 - It seems like a new 2D platformer comes out every single day. Although Adventures of Pip features some nifty new mechanics, does it have enough pixels to be a worthwhile adventure in such a crowded genre? Let's jump to it!
Read more: Adventures of Pip Review
A single player cooperative experience
August 20, 2015 - Solving puzzles in space is nothing new. However, Factotum's simplistic yet interesting take on the genre is definitely one worth looking into, so let's hack the security cameras and see what it's all about.
Read more: Factotum Review
A colourful collection of classic games
August 18, 2015 - Be they enhanced remakes, portable versions, or compilations; the Game Boy Color sure has a lot of them. In this list, I count down ten of the best pocket-sized ports for Nintendo's first fully coloured handheld console.
Read more: Top 10 Ports on Game Boy Color