Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 78) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
A potion-throwing good time
June 20, 2017 - Retro-inspired indie games that forge their own identity as opposed to merely emulating the classics are a rare breed. A Hole New World accomplishes this through its unique and undeniably fun gameplay so let's throw some potions at monsters!
Read more: A Hole New World Review
A fantastic SRPG that would feel right at home on PS1
June 18, 2017 - Tactical turn-based RPGs sure have evolved a lot over the years. However, going back to basics can still result in an enjoyable gaming experience so let's see how God Wars Future Past's old-school approach holds up.
Read more: God Wars Future Past Review
An underwhelming year for the expo
June 16, 2017 - For over 20 years, the Electronic Entertainment Expo has been showcasing all of the noteworthy upcoming games and gaming technology. Now that E3 2017 has wrapped, let's take a look at some highlights (and lowlights) from the expo.
Read more: E3 2017 Highlights: The Aftermath
Beck and GV return for more 2D action
June 15, 2017 - Inti Creates' 2D action crossover has come back after its 2014 3DS debut. Mighty Gunvolt Burst combines the heroes of Mighty No. 9 and Azure Striker Gunvolt with a retro coat of paint and a few new twists so get ready for some Mega Man style fun!
Read more: Mighty Gunvolt Burst Review
An action RPG as slick as Vic himself
June 13, 2017 - There have been tons of overhead action RPGs over the decades yet few have come close to the incredible world of Diablo. Now that Victor Vran is available for console with two substantial pieces of DLC, let's see how it holds up in the genre.
Read more: Victor Vran: Overkill Edition Review
Devils, Soviets, and weasels; oh my!
June 12, 2017 - Sony's second mainstream console has one of the most impressive libraries in gaming history. So, I put together this list of five underrated titles that are sure to impress. Enjoy!
Read more: PlayStation 2 Hidden Gems (Part 1)
Vehicle destruction that feels burned-out
June 10, 2017 - Back in 2002, Burnout 2 introduced gamers to Crash mode where you try and cause as much destruction as possible. 15 years later, Danger Zone is here to reintroduce this chaotic premise in a crazy new puzzle-like campaign full of car-crashing fun.
Read more: Danger Zone Review
Jump for your life!
June 9, 2017 - The endless runner is a genre that doesn't seem to be going anywhere. This may be an updated iteration of 2013's 3DS debut Cubit title but was it a game worth the upgrade to Wii U?
Read more: Cubit The Hardcore Platformer Robot HD Review
Multiplayer platforming with dissociative identity
June 9, 2017 - The idea of a multiplayer platformer that puts you and your friends in challenging situations sounds awesome. However, does Jump Stars' gameplay live up to its clever premise?
Read more: Jump Stars Review
Build it up and fight it out
June 8, 2017 - You have to hand it to game developers who bring back long-lost hidden gems. As a DS classic from almost a decade ago, Lock's Quest is now available for modern consoles so let's see how it fares on the big screen.
Read more: Lock's Quest Review
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