Archive: June 2012 | Broken Joysticks

Jun
29

Hero Academy Coming to Steam

Hit iOS strategy game Hero Academy is coming to PC by way of Steam on August 8. The game will be multi-platform, meaning your account you may already have on your iPhone or iPad will work on Steam, and vice-versa. […]

Jun
29

The Walking Dead: Starved For Help [Episode 2] Review

In case you haven’t read the first review of this ongoing series you can find that here. Have you ever been so hungry that you would be willing to do anything for a meal? What price would you pay for […]

Jun
28

Top 5 Games Under $20: XBOX 360

At least once a week, I get someone at work or a friend or relative coming to me with “hey, I just got a 360, what games should I get?” Generally, that’s a tough question to answer because everyone’s taste […]

Jun
28

New Persona 4: Arena Arcade Mode Screenshots

Atlus’ Persona 4: Arena media assault continues with a new batch of colorful screenshots showcasing the games arcade mode. I’m not really sure what more can be said about the game, as it seems like were writing about it almost […]

Jun
28

[Prototype] Developer No More

Radical Entertainment, the Vancouver-based developers behind [Prototype], [Prototype 2] as well as last generation’s Hulk Ultimate Destruction and The Simpsons: Hit and Run have close their doors Activision confirmed today. News of the closure spread around social media rather quickly […]

Jun
28

Guild Wars 2 Launches August 28th

After spending over 5 years in development, ArenaNet announced today what fans have been waiting for: Guild Wars 2 will be on shelves August 28th, 2012. The MMORPG takes place 250 years after the original Guild Wars and integrates traditional […]

Jun
28

Metal Gear Solid Rising & Lords of Shadow 2 Playable At GamesCom

Two of Konami’s biggest games for 2012 and 2013 will be playable by the public for the first time at Germany’s GamesCom in August. Fans of Hideo Kojima’s Metal Gear Solid franchise will get their first taste of Raiden’s blade […]

Jun
28

Blizzard Fixes ‘Act I’ Glitch For New Diablo Players

Last week we reported that Blizzard had implemented several restrictions on new purchasers of Diablo III. Some of these restrictions were intentional, such as the inability to create private games or use the real money auction house, and some of […]

Jun
28

SEGA Closes Multiple European and Australian Offices

The house that Sonic built certainly seen better days. The embattled publisher had already closed some operations in North America, and now they’re following suit with closures in Australia and Europe, which will affect an unknown number of employees. Just […]

Jun
27

At Long Last, Meet Team Fortress 2’s Pyro

After Team Fortress 2 was released back in 2007, Valve has steadily released “Meet The” videos for all of the games classes. There was a huge gap since the last video was released, leaving fans wondering when we’d finally get […]

Jun
27

Kaz Hirai Steps Down as Chairman of the Board

UPDATE: It has come to our attention that Kaz Hirai has just stepped down as a member of the board. He is still a member of the board part-time, but will now be focused on his CEO and Presidential duties. […]

Jun
27

Haunt Free On XBLA For The Next Few Days

Microsoft has released a brand-new section on the US dashboard called ‘Kinect Central’. To celebrate they’ve released Kinect Xbox live arcade title “Haunt” for free until now until July 2nd. If you live in the US and want a free […]

Jun
27

Persona 4 Arena Bio: Chie Satonaka

Today’s Persona 4: Arena character profile, courtesy of Atlus, focuses on the familiar face that you’ve probably seen in the games artwork and on the various news stories we posted about Persona 4: Arena and Persona 4: Golden in the […]

Jun
27

Celebrate Draft Day With NHL 13 Screens

There may not be an NHL season this year due to the collective bargaining agreement expiring that doesn’t mean we can’t live out our on ice fantasies with NHL 13. To celebrate the recent NHL draft electronic arts released several […]

Jun
27

KSWatch, Issue #3

Welcome to KSWatch, a weekly preview of interesting games, apps, or other cool things currently pining for your cash on Kickstarter.