Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 59)
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.
Read more: Aqua Kitty: Milk Mine Defender DX Review
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.
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The power of X is strong in this one
November 22, 2014 - It's hard to believe that the Xbox One has been out for a year already. To honour the occasion, I put together this list of the best download only games that have been released since launch. Be sure to check out last week's PlayStation 4 list since it may include some Xbox One games that didn't quite make this list.
Read more: Top 10 Download Only Xbox One Games (Year One)
Classic Monopoly meets deceptive advertising
November 21, 2014 - Monopoly is a board game that millions have been enjoying (and angrily flipping off of the table) for decades. This release is a modern celebration of Monopoly that fans will enjoy yet it fails to live up to its promises.
Read more: Monopoly Family Fun Pack Review
The weather outside is frightful
November 19, 2014 - Every now and then a game comes out that encompasses a cinematic experience in a simple and captivating way. Never Alone accomplishes this very well although it will leave players wanting more as they'll be done with it after a couple of gaming sessions.
Read more: Never Alone Review
These troopers prove that size doesn't matter
November 18, 2014 - Twin stick shooters are an overcrowded genre so it's great to see one that has an innovative concept. Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops allows players to control multiple soldiers at once in a simplistic and fun little package.
Read more: Tiny Troopers: Joint Ops Review