Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 78) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
This little ball of fluff is out to reclaim what was once rightfully his
September 12, 2015 - Puzzle platformers are nothing new, yet when they're done well they can be quite a fun way to spend your gaming time. Thankfully, Leo delivers awesome production value, tight gameplay, and interesting puzzles in his adventure to recover his long-lost fortune.
Read more: Leo's Fortune Review
Feel like a Boss
September 10, 2015 - Metal Gear has remained one of the most innovative series in gaming. With cinematic storytelling, addictive stealth gameplay, and an unmatched level of detail, gamers have put their trust in the brand for decades. However, does this latest installment live up to its legendary status? Let's slip in to our Sneaking Suits and find out.
Read more: Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Review
Retro racing at its most exciting
September 7, 2015 - After over 25 years, the follow-up to Nintendo's classic dirt bike racer is finally available in North America. It may just be more of the same with some added extras, but when it comes to Excitebike... is that really a bad thing?
Read more: Vs. Excitebike Review
Classic beat 'em up gameplay with a twist of insanity
September 4, 2015 - When it comes to brawlers, it must be difficult to develop something unique. Thankfully, Zombie Vikings has an absurd premise with tons of humour that'll keep you entertained even when the gameplay doesn't.
Read more: Zombie Vikings Review
It's a grower, not a shower
September 2, 2015 - Original concepts are becoming increasingly hard to come by yet Grow Home's unique premise will make your imagination run wild. If you're ready, let's plant some seeds, boot up our robot buddy, and see what it's all about.
Read more: Grow Home Review
In Soviet Russia, pixel slime you!
August 31, 2015 - It seems like the Wii U eShop is gathering a collection of bad games comparable to LJN's NES library. In comes Pixel Slime and his one-note high score chaser that'll keep you mildly entertained (and slightly irritated) for an hour tops.
Read more: Pixel Slime U Review
Metal Gear Squalid
August 30, 2015 - One thing in gaming that I can't stand is when developers opt to steal ideas from others in lieu of creativity. Everything from Volume's artwork to gameplay to visual effects are clearly lifted from 1999's Metal Gear Solid VR Missions with little innovation besides the fact that it takes all of the challenge away in favour of some poorly implemented gimmicks.
Read more: Volume Review
Do you have what it takes to capture the galaxy?
August 28, 2015 - Local multiplayer games are making a comeback yet few are as fun and original as Capsule Force. The tug-of-war mechanics and fast paced gameplay definitely make for some exciting matches so let's blast off with the review already.
Read more: Capsule Force Review
Wario finally made a fish-themed Cho Aniki style shoot 'em up
August 27, 2015 - Shmups don't have to be serious and this game is proof of that. With an over the top premise and unexpected twists throughout, you'll keep swimming and shooting just to see what happens next. But enough of that, let's dive in!
Read more: Shutshimi Review
The Blue Bomber has quite the six pack
August 26, 2015 - If there's one series retro gamers can't get enough of; it's Mega Man. As a huge fan for the past 25 years, I'm happy to see a new compilation for modern consoles, but was it worth releasing yet another collection?
Read more: Mega Man Legacy Collection Review
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