Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 80) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
A boy and his bot
February 5, 2015 - It seems like buddy-platformers are still in style after all these years. Although Kick & Fennick continues this tradition by teaming up a kid with a robot pal, it won't fail to impress with its unique and challenging gameplay mechanics.
Read more: Kick & Fennick Review
Grade three math homework: the video game
February 3, 2015 - If you've ever wanted to take simple math equations to the next level then here's a game for you. Sumico combines math with path-drawing puzzle mechanics to make one intriguing game. But, does it add up to warrant your undivided attention?
Read more: Sumico Review
It's time to make some waves!
January 30, 2015 - Water-based racing games are becoming an increasingly underrepresented genre so thank Poseidon that Riptide GP2 is here. As you speed through each race on your rocket-powered hydro jet, you'll find it difficult not to enjoy every moment.
Read more: Riptide GP2 Review
Surrender to the Void
January 28, 2015 - If there's one genre that indie developers keep trying to innovate; it's 2D puzzle-platformers. Nihilumbra may not reinvent the wheel but its unique gameplay mechanics and eerie atmosphere definitely make it stand out of the crowd.
Read more: Nihilumbra Review
Hasta la vista, alien scum!
January 27, 2015 - It's hard to believe how well some games still hold up after decades have passed since their initial release. Almost 25 years ago, this 2D scrolling shooter came out for the NES and it remains a must-play for fans of the genre.
Read more: S.C.A.T.: Special Cybernetic Attack Team Review
Twin stick shooting with only one stick
January 23, 2015 - Zombies and twin stick shooters go together like peanut butter and brain jelly. Undead Storm Nightmare is yet another zombie-slaying shooter that boasts an interesting mix of gameplay mechanics but is that enough to compel you to survive another apocalypse?
Read more: Undead Storm Nightmare Review
Has the genetic structure of puzzle games devolved or mutated?
January 21, 2015 - When it comes to puzzle games, you would think that it's all been said and done, yet here comes Splice. With a very clever premise and deceptively simplistic gameplay, you'll want to stare into this microscope until you unravel every single cellular mystery.
Read more: Splice Review
Will the princess finally get her just desserts?
January 19, 2015 - Fat Princess has had a few incarnations over the years and this installment sees her royal plumpness in a freemium match-three puzzler. Although this may set off a few red flags, its clever utilization of RPG elements makes it quite an enjoyable experience. However, the question remains; is it worth sticking around for dessert or should you cut this meal short?
Read more: Fat Princess: Piece of Cake Review
This family settles their feuds on the tennis court
January 16, 2015 - You would expect a game entitled Family Tennis SP to be shovelware, but it's a surprisingly good time. You'll enjoy every minute you spend as one of eight highly competitive family members while you slice, lob, and smash your way to become head of the household.
Read more: Family Tennis SP Review
To joust, or not to joust, that is the question
January 14, 2015 - Sometimes a game comes out with a title that explains everything you need to know. Obviously, this is a game about jousting while shaking a spear up and down. Although there's a bit more to it than that, you already have a firm understanding of what to expect.
Read more: Shake Spears! Review
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