Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 8)
2D action with a side of meta
August 15, 2017 - Self-referential video games can be quite entertaining if done right. Does Icey's action-intense campaign blend well with its meta narrative? Unsheathe your blade and let's find out.
Read more: Icey Review
Fresh graphics, cool tunes, and a few new weapons
August 14, 2017 - Crazy tug-of-war battles are back in this sequel to one of the most interesting multiplayer combat games ever created. The question is; does Nidhogg 2 offer enough new content to warrant being a sequel?
Read more: Nidhogg II Review
All 41 compatible Nintendo artifacts
August 13, 2017 - The latest first-party Nintendo spin-off on 3DS has some pretty nifty amiibo support. Here, you'll find a list of all of the unlockable statues as well as two methods to acquire them so Olimar better make room onboard his ship!
Read more: Hey! Pikmin: List of Unlockable amiibo Log Statues
Shoot 'em up action without delay
August 12, 2017 - It's hard not to be skeptical whenever newer versions of games release not too long after their initial debut. Sine Mora EX builds upon the original 2012 game but is it a shmup worth revisiting?
Read more: Sine Mora EX Review
Captain Olimar's 2D adventure
August 11, 2017 - Shigeru Miyamoto's much-celebrated strategic puzzle platformer series starring adorable living vegetables finally has a spin-off. However, does Hey! Pikmin translate the fun well to a two-dimensional space?
Read more: Hey! Pikmin Review
A tactical action RPG that falls flat
August 10, 2017 - There has been a recent influx of indie RPGs yet few have captured what makes the genre special. Does Masquerada: Songs and Shadows have what it takes to stand out from the crowd?
Read more: Masquerada: Songs and Shadows Review
A strangely satisfying 2D gastrointestinal adventure
August 10, 2017 - Sliding around the insides of a giant worm definitely doesn't sound appealing as a game premise. However, Slime-san's odd and often disgusting tale is one that's hard to put down so let's get swallowed whole and check it out!
Read more: Slime-san Review
Clearing up the purple haze
August 9, 2017 - If building forts and fending off hordes of cartoonish zombies sounds fun to you then here's a game to keep on your radar. Fortnite is a brand new cooperative sandbox survival experience from Epic Games that can be a lot of fun but is it worth diving into early?
Read more: Fortnite Early Access: Buy or Wait?
Four games that still rock, man!
August 8, 2017 - It's great to see that some game developers still care about their catalog of retro titles. Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 offers an assortment of The Blue Bomber's later games but are they worth revisiting?
Read more: Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 Review
Precisa de mais vida
August 6, 2017 - You don't often see video games based on podcasts. 99Vidas is a beat 'em up starring the four Brazilian blokes from the retro gaming podcast of the same name so let's get ready to fight!
Read more: 99Vidas Review