Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 58) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
A grand yet clunky adventure
March 5, 2018 - 3D action platformers can be some of the most memorable games when done right. Does Mulaka have what it takes to stand alongside genre giants? Grab your favourite spear and get ready for a shape-shifting adventure.
Read more: Mulaka Review
Must-haves for Nintendo's hybrid
March 3, 2018 - It's hard to believe that the Switch has been out for a year already and I'm celebrating its birthday by counting down the best exclusives. There may be a few hidden gems here, too, so free up some memory and let's get to the games!
Read more: Top 10 Switch Exclusives (Year One)
Warning: online friends required
March 1, 2018 - The idea of a cooperative online multiplayer twin-stick shooter is definitely promising. However, does RiftStar Raiders offer a satisfying campaign? Make room in your cargo hold and let's get ready to loot!
Read more: RiftStar Raiders Review
2D indies that sure pack a punch
March 1, 2018 - It's Women's History Month so it's an appropriate time to check out some fantastic indies with impressive heroines. These chums may not be as iconic as Lara Croft but there's no denying that they kick ass so let's get straight to the games!
Read more: 6 Recent Indie Games Where Women Kick Ass
Quit clowning around!
February 28, 2018 - Data East's retro competitive puzzler is now available for current generation consoles. It may look cute but Magical Drop III can be one tough game to master so get ready to pop a few balloons.
Read more: ACA NeoGeo: Magical Drop III Review
Less Snake, more bite
February 27, 2018 - Konami's popular stealth action series has been entertaining gamers for over three decades. Now that Hideo Kojima has left the company, does this crazy spin-off offer a worthwhile experience or are you better off sticking to the classics?
Read more: Metal Gear Survive Review
2P is better than 1P
February 25, 2018 - Over a year after its initial release, Namco's latest maze muncher is now on Switch with a cool new multiplayer mode. However, is that enough to warrant another purchase if you already own the vanilla version?
Read more: Pac-Man Championship Edition 2+ Review
Dwayne Johnson not included
February 23, 2018 - Now that a movie based on Midway's classic giant monster arcade game is releasing for some strange reason, it's a good time to take a look back at the Rampage series. Get ready to kick a few buildings down and let's destroy this city!
Read more: Rampage Retrospective
An indie shmup done right
February 22, 2018 - It takes a lot of hard work to craft a worthwhile shoot 'em up with so many classics and modern takes on the genre already available. So, will this third iteration of Overdriven make shmup veterans' trigger fingers itchy?
Read more: Overdriven Reloaded: Special Edition Review
A twin-stick sword slashing roguelike
February 22, 2018 - There's nothing quite as immediately gratifying as an old-school overhead dungeon crawler. The Story Goes On is a roguelike that'll have you (and possibly a friend) trying to uncover the secrets of a randomly generated world.
Read more: The Story Goes On Review
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