Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 89) RSS Feed for A.J. Maciejewski
Tecmo has a loose definition of what a classic is
September 25, 2014 - Arcade compilations are usually great collections of classic games, yet Tecmo's offering does not stand up to the competition. Some gamers may have fond memories of games such as Rygar and Tecmo Bowl, but there isn't much else to offer here.
Read more: Tecmo Classic Arcade Review
Prepare to die in 2D
September 23, 2014 - With countless 2D indie action games to choose from, you can't go wrong with Rogue Legacy. It seamlessly blends RPG elements with hectic action and draws inspiration from games like Dark Souls and Symphony of the Night.
Read more: Rogue Legacy Review
Never trust a puppet with a pair of scissors
September 22, 2014 - In a time where 2D platformers are cool again, Puppeteer stands out as a unique and fun gaming experience. The amazing presentation and solid gameplay will captivate all audiences although it does look like a children's game at first.
Read more: Puppeteer Review
A Puyo poppin' good time
September 19, 2014 - Puyo Pop is a puzzle game series that has been around for a while. Some of its iterations include Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine and Kirby's Avalanche, but this time around it's titled appropriately. Puyo Pop Fever features classic Puyo Pop gameplay with some welcome additions that make for one addictive puzzle experience.
Read more: Puyo Pop Fever Review
This ain't yo' daddy's Space Invaders
September 16, 2014 - Titan Attacks is a modern take on Taito's classic arcade game Space Invaders. It succeeds in modernizing the classic and is great fun for old school arcade junkies.
Read more: Titan Attacks! Review
With a knick-Knack paddywhack, this little guy will grow
September 15, 2014 - Knack is a platformer beat 'em up launch title for PlayStation 4. Although it attempts a few new things, it ultimately feels like it's all been done before.
Read more: Knack Review
Oh, there he is
September 12, 2014 - The Fantastic Journey is a game based on the 1989 book of the same name. Finding Waldo can be a difficult feat in other media but this game holds your hand and helps you find him and his fashionable red and white stripes easily.
Read more: Where's Waldo? The Fantastic Journey Review
Peggle's as addictive as ever
September 11, 2014 - Peggle had many gamers sent to rehab due to its addictive nature and its sequel is no different. Peggle 2 takes the basic Peggle formula and presents it in one beautiful package.
Read more: Peggle 2 Review
Nintendo saves some great classic game series from obscurity
September 8, 2014 - Although the Wii ushered in plenty of shovelware, it also brought some classic series back into the spotlight. This is a list of Wii games that revitalised some worthy properties that rightly deserved it.
Read more: Top 10 Wii Reboots
The game that quietly defies what it means to be a game
September 7, 2014 - As time goes on, more games try to break out of the video game mold. Proteus attempts to do this by stripping out most components that make up the basic video game formula.
Read more: Proteus Review
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