Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 6)
Get your trigger finger ready
March 23, 2017 - If you've visited this humble site before then you probably know how much I love shoot 'em ups. Here, I'll take a look back at a few classics and a couple of more obscure titles so maybe you'll discover a shmup or two to add to your collection.
Read more: Shoot 'em Ups Review Roundup (Part 1)
A galaxy of modern classics
March 22, 2017 - Nintendo's motion-controlled console was the home of countless fantastic gaming experiences. Here, I'll count down ten obvious and obscure choices that will suit the modern market perfectly.
Read more: Top 10 Wii Exclusives That Deserve Sequels
A unique puzzler that stands the test of time
March 21, 2017 - Back in 2008, a little WiiWare physics-based construction puzzle game took the world by storm. Now that it's available for Switch, is World of Goo worth revisiting? Whatever the case, things are about to get sticky!
Read more: World of Goo Review
March 20, 2017 - Although rare, the concept of an anti-game is definitely intriguing. Little Inferno may be more than initially meets the eye but is it a worthwhile gaming experience or will you be better off lighting your credit card on fire?
Read more: Little Inferno Review
Rage against the machines
March 20, 2017 - Some games receive unexpected sequels years after their initial release. As a follow-up to the highly underrated NieR, does Automata have what it takes to stand out in the crowded action RPG genre?
Read more: NieR: Automata Review
Some help for achieving perfection
March 16, 2017 - Metroidvania games can be quite confusing to master so I put together this helpful guide. Although I won't hold your hand through the whole game, there should be enough info here to allow you to get 100% on your own.
Read more: Touhou Double Focus: Complete Map Guide
March 16, 2017 - We've played an action RPG, a shmup fighter, a Mystery Dungeon game, and now we have a brand new 2D Metroidvania adventure. The question is; do the ladies of Touhou have what it takes to traverse a complex storybook world?
Read more: Touhou Double Focus Review
Stealth can be ugly business
March 15, 2017 - Sneaking past enemy guards while accomplishing devious missions is an often rewarding premise for a game. As a follow-up to 2014's Master of Shadows, Styx: Shards of Darkness continues the titular goblin's tale but is it any good?
Read more: Styx: Shards of Darkness Review
Mystery Dungeon fun with maidens
March 14, 2017 - No genre in gaming is as love-hate as the roguelike. One second, you're kicking butt and the next, you're dead. Touhou Genso Wanderer is a love letter to the classic Mystery Dungeon series so let's see if these shrine maidens were built to survive.
Read more: Touhou Genso Wanderer Review
Sandbox fun with everyone's favourite blocks
March 13, 2017 - When it comes to enjoyable laidback entertainment, nothing beats a Lego video game. Worlds may be the most open-ended Lego game yet so get ready to explore a galaxy full of blocky planets inhabited by helpful chums, cute critters, and dastardly foes.
Read more: Lego Worlds Review