Articles Written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 88) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
A boy and his giraffe
April 3, 2018 - Indie 2D platformers are a dime a dozen and it takes a lot for one to stand out. The Adventure Pals sure is a silly and fun-filled entry in the genre but is it worth playing? Put your pet rock in your pocket and let's see.
Read more: The Adventure Pals Review
Samurai Aces returns in a new shmup
April 1, 2018 - The Psikyo classics keep coming and we can finally enjoy the successor to Samurai Aces. Instead of being a vertical shmup, Tengai offers some fun horizontal gameplay so get your trigger finger ready.
Read more: Tengai Review
A deceptively simple puzzler
April 1, 2018 - Indie puzzle games come in all shapes and sizes but sometimes, the simpler ones provide the most fun. Warp Shift may have basic gameplay but mastering its puzzles is quite an impressive challenge so get ready to slide some tiles.
Read more: Warp Shift Review
Redefining gaming technology
April 1, 2018 - The possibilities that Nintendo have made for themselves since the release of their latest console have been admirable. Their latest piece of hardware combines a few already popular concepts into one impressive package so let's see what it's all about.
Read more: Nintendo Announces Labo VR for Switch [April Fools]
A faithful retro remake
March 31, 2018 - Doug Smith's imaginative 2D action puzzle hybrid debuted 35 years ago and it's still a blast to play. Lode Runner Legacy is a fitting tribute to the late visionary developer so let's explore what makes Lode Runner such a timeless classic.
Read more: Lode Runner Legacy Review
Capitalism: A Love Story
March 29, 2018 - When you look at an overhead beat 'em up with RPG elements, it's hard to know what to expect. Penny-Punching Princess features a unique bribing mechanic so get your golden fists ready and let's see how much of a punch this princess packs.
Read more: Penny-Punching Princess Review
A fantastic way to end a trilogy
March 27, 2018 - The folks at Gust have been creating memorable JRPGs for decades and their latest is a lovely adventure that brings an era to a close in a wonderful way. So, let's join Lydie and Suelle on their journey and see what they're up to.
Read more: Atelier Lydie & Suelle: The Alchemists and the Mysterious Paintings Review
Guns are stupid and so is this game
March 26, 2018 - With the March for Our Lives happening just a couple of days ago, it's an interesting time to play a game that parodies gun culture. However, is The American Dream the biting satirical VR experience that Americans need?
Read more: The American Dream Review
Not every Psikyo shmup is a classic
March 24, 2018 - There's something about rediscovering classic shoot 'em ups that always makes for an interesting time. However, was Sol Divide worth digging up from the past? Study up on your magic and let's find out.
Read more: Sol Divide: Sword of Darkness Review
Why even bother?
March 23, 2018 - 2D action platformers have been the genre of choice for many gamers over the decades. Castle of Heart looks promising with its medieval setting and appealing visuals but does it deliver the old-school goods?
Read more: Castle of Heart Review
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