Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 8)
More action, less satisfaction
June 27, 2017 - After three incredible strategic adventures, the Valkyria series finally has an action RPG spin-off. Seeing as switching genres isn't inherently a bad thing, does Revolution provide enough of an enjoyable campaign for series fans?
Read more: Valkyria Revolution Review
This cute robo bro sure is a capable little fellow
June 25, 2017 - Certain super-tough games can be extremely polarising. Tinertia offers loads of intensely challenging scenarios that gamers will either love or hate so let's start our rocket-jumping journey to finally find freedom.
Read more: Tinertia Review
Old-school shooting fun
June 23, 2017 - If gamers know one thing, it's that running around and shooting everything in sight is fun. Blasting Agent features a very retro approach to the run and gun genre so let's see if it provides enough explosive entertainment.
Read more: Blasting Agent: Ultimate Edition Review
Kunio-kun goes medieval
June 21, 2017 - Whether he's chucking dodge balls or taking it to the streets, Kunio sure is one busy dude. Now that he's found himself in a medieval fantasy, let's see if he still knows how to kick ass.
Read more: River City: Knights of Justice Review
Classic cooperative run and gun action
June 21, 2017 - Ever since Contra debuted 30 years ago, running and gunning with friends has been a winning formula. Dragon Bros retains this spirit of cooperative action in an impressively well put together package so get your trigger finger ready!
Read more: Dragon Bros Review
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