Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 70) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
From androids to apes
April 8, 2018 - Going back to the past is sometimes more enjoyable than checking out the dozens of new releases every week. After digging through my massive PS2 game collection yet again, here are 5 more hidden gems that I highly recommend.
Read more: PlayStation 2 Hidden Gems (Part 2)
Let's get ill
April 6, 2018 - The little knight who's always full of piss and vinegar is back in a long-awaited sequel to a somewhat obscure action RPG. The question is: does his adventure provide enough enjoyment for both existing fans and newcomers alike?
Read more: The Witch and the Hundred Knight 2 Review
Helmets are for wussies
April 5, 2018 - Trials games don't come out as often as they should so we'll have to settle for these cheap knock-offs. That being said, Urban Trial Playground is a surprisingly fun little game so take off your helmet and get ready to do some tricks.
Read more: Urban Trial Playground Review
A boy and his giraffe
April 3, 2018 - Indie 2D platformers are a dime a dozen and it takes a lot for one to stand out. The Adventure Pals sure is a silly and fun-filled entry in the genre but is it worth playing? Put your pet rock in your pocket and let's see.
Read more: The Adventure Pals Review
Samurai Aces returns in a new shmup
April 1, 2018 - The Psikyo classics keep coming and we can finally enjoy the successor to Samurai Aces. Instead of being a vertical shmup, Tengai offers some fun horizontal gameplay so get your trigger finger ready.
Read more: Tengai Review
A deceptively simple puzzler
April 1, 2018 - Indie puzzle games come in all shapes and sizes but sometimes, the simpler ones provide the most fun. Warp Shift may have basic gameplay but mastering its puzzles is quite an impressive challenge so get ready to slide some tiles.
Read more: Warp Shift Review
Redefining gaming technology
April 1, 2018 - The possibilities that Nintendo have made for themselves since the release of their latest console have been admirable. Their latest piece of hardware combines a few already popular concepts into one impressive package so let's see what it's all about.
Read more: Nintendo Announces Labo VR for Switch [April Fools]
A faithful retro remake
March 31, 2018 - Doug Smith's imaginative 2D action puzzle hybrid debuted 35 years ago and it's still a blast to play. Lode Runner Legacy is a fitting tribute to the late visionary developer so let's explore what makes Lode Runner such a timeless classic.
Read more: Lode Runner Legacy Review
Capitalism: A Love Story
March 29, 2018 - When you look at an overhead beat 'em up with RPG elements, it's hard to know what to expect. Penny-Punching Princess features a unique bribing mechanic so get your golden fists ready and let's see how much of a punch this princess packs.
Read more: Penny-Punching Princess Review
A fantastic way to end a trilogy
March 27, 2018 - The folks at Gust have been creating memorable JRPGs for decades and their latest is a lovely adventure that brings an era to a close in a wonderful way. So, let's join Lydie and Suelle on their journey and see what they're up to.
Read more: Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings Review
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