Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 88) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
Heroes grow up so fast
August 21, 2015 - It seems like a new 2D platformer comes out every single day. Although Adventures of Pip features some nifty new mechanics, does it have enough pixels to be a worthwhile adventure in such a crowded genre? Let's jump to it!
Read more: Adventures of Pip Review
A single player cooperative experience
August 20, 2015 - Solving puzzles in space is nothing new. However, Factotum's simplistic yet interesting take on the genre is definitely one worth looking into, so let's hack the security cameras and see what it's all about.
Read more: Factotum Review
A colourful collection of classic games
August 18, 2015 - Be they enhanced remakes, portable versions, or compilations; the Game Boy Color sure has a lot of them. In this list, I count down ten of the best pocket-sized ports for Nintendo's first fully coloured handheld console.
Read more: Top 10 Ports on Game Boy Color
Two button brawling
August 17, 2015 - There's no bigger red flag than a game based on a movie. However, Kung Fury seems like the sort of flick that could stand up well in the gaming universe, so let's slip on our fingerless gloves and see if this brawler has what it takes to be a true survivor.
Read more: Kung Fury: Street Rage Review
Time to put your body to use
August 13, 2015 - Whenever you see a game that puts you in the action, you probably assume that it's no good. However, Commander Cherry does a decent job of combining both camera and controller to create one enjoyable adventure. If you're ready, say "cheese!" and let's begin.
Read more: Commander Cherry's Puzzled Journey Review
An artistic journey of a visually impaired little girl and her cat
August 11, 2015 - If you've ever wanted to experience what it's like to be unable to see then here's a game for you. Although it's an undeniably beautiful adventure, does it hold up as a game? Let's slowly walk through the woods and find out.
Read more: Beyond Eyes Review
The return of the Bikini Samurai Squad
August 9, 2015 - If there's one series that's the gaming equivalent of a B movie; it's Onechanbara. However, don't let the over-the-top violence carried out by a cast of scantily clad ladies make you automatically assume that it's no good. In fact, you'll have plenty of good times if you're up for it and after all, isn't having fun the reason why we play video games in the first place?
Read more: Onechanbara Z2: Chaos Review
How to turn frustration into fun
August 8, 2015 - The resurgence of challenging games has brought back an old-school approach to development. However, not every game gets the delicate balance correct so hopefully this article will be insightful enough for you to implement the perfect difficulty for your next game.
Read more: Winning Formulas That Make Difficult Games Enjoyable
Do you need a reason to pick this up? I'll give you thirty!
August 7, 2015 - Rare has been around a long time so it's fitting that a compilation of some of their best games has finally arrived. With thirty games spanning from 1983 to 2008, you know that you're in for one eclectic collection. But, enough with the intro; let's dive in!
Read more: Rare Replay Review
Space shooting in the second dimension
August 4, 2015 - There's nothing like a game that promises to take us back to the good old days. Galak-Z accomplishes this quite well, but does it also carry too much baggage of decades-old gaming? Strap on your space helmet because we're about to take off.
Read more: Galak-Z Review
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