Articles written by A.J. Maciejewski (Page 9)
Adol's island adventure
August 30, 2017 - Nihon Falcom's long-running action RPG series finally has a sequel after almost eight years. Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana is a slight departure for the franchise but does it retain all of the magic that makes the Ys series fun?
Read more: Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana Review
Gaming's first bunnyvania
August 29, 2017 - It's hard to take a game that stars scantily clad anthropomorphic bunnies seriously. That being said, Rabi-Ribi is a solid Metroidvania title that provides some exciting 2D action so let's hop straight to the review.
Read more: Rabi-Ribi Review
Get ready to rock and roll
August 28, 2017 - It's always interesting whenever an unexpected sequel releases. Rock of Ages 2 may be Bigger & Boulder but does it provide enough long-lasting fun? Sharpen your chisel and let's find out.
Read more: Rock of Ages 2: Bigger & Boulder Review
A Nordic VR axe-throwing expansion
August 27, 2017 - The recent PlayStation VR first-person tower defense game finally has an expansion. However, does Into The Ice offer enough exciting new content to warrant booting up Ancient Amuletor again?
Read more: Ancient Amuletor: Into The Ice Review
Cyborg v scientists
August 27, 2017 - Challenging 2D platformers that play like Super Meat Boy are nothing new. So, does League of Evil hold up in the genre? Get your mighty fist ready to decapitate some scientists and let's find out.
Read more: League of Evil Review
Still rooting for the underdog
August 25, 2017 - When I started Video Chums three years ago today, I had no idea how many games I'd end up reviewing. Over the past year alone, I reviewed 217 titles and this list contains 10 of those games which I feel deserve much more attention.
Read more: Top 10 Underrated Games I've Reviewed (Year 3)
The best in the series gets even better
August 24, 2017 - It's been over a decade but Vaan and gang are back for a remade version of their fantastic adventure. Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age not only looks better, there are enough upgrades to make it feel like a fresh experience even in this day and age.
Read more: Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Review
Become a pro fencer
August 23, 2017 - Some games have pretty tricky trophies so here's a handy walkthrough. It might be hard to know exactly how to unlock Nidhogg 2's achievements so I hope this guide helps! Enough with the intro, let's slice and dice our way through this.
Read more: Nidhogg II: Trophy / Achievement Guide
A walkthrough for newbies
August 22, 2017 - Getting all of the trophies in a collectathon 3D platformer can be tough. This guide should help you unlock Unbox: Newbie's Adventure's 15 achievements but with no in-game map, it may be trickier than you'd think.
Read more: Unbox: Newbie's Adventure - Trophy / Achievement Guide
Kiryu kicks ass again... and again
August 21, 2017 - As fans await the latest in the series, Sega released a delightful prequel earlier this year and now we have a remake of the original. Yakuza Kiwami is an intriguing way to experience Kiryu's debut story but how does it stack up against the stunning prequel?
Read more: Yakuza Kiwami Review