Archive: December 2012 | Broken Joysticks

Dec
29

Final Fantasy XIV Beta Info & New Dungeon Video

The world of Final Fantasy XIV came crashing down with their world ending event earlier this year. Square Enix is working on a new version of the game with a brand new engine, new mechanics and other enhancements. The publisher […]

Dec
29

Sony Japan Discontinues PlayStation 2

Our old friend the PlayStation 2 will be entering its 13th year with this coming March, the console may finally be nearing its end in the east. It has seen a significantly longer lifespan in Japan than say in North […]

Dec
28

Great Holiday Giveaway Day 4: Crusader Kings 2

Our Great Holiday Giveaway continues with your chance to win one of three copies of Crusader Kings 2, courtesy of Paradox Interactive, the game’s publisher! This game features a storyline spanning over 400 years of medieval European history! In order […]

Dec
27

Holiday Giveaway Day 3: Naval War Arctic Circle

Yesterday was a well deserved day of rest for our staff but we are ready to hit the high seas with a brand new giveaway. Today we are giving away 3 copies of Naval War Arctic Circle for Windows PC. […]

Dec
25

Grand Theft Auto V To Be Released On March 26th?

Grand Theft Auto V has been on our most wanted list for the last few months, ever since RockStar Games dropped the brand new trailer and plot details we’ve wanted to know when we would have it in our hands. […]

Dec
25

Great Holiday Giveaway Day 3: Tripwire Complete Pack

Our holiday giveaways continue and since it is Christmas morning (at least in most of the world as of this writing) we’ve decided to giveaway three Tripware Complete Bundles for Windows PC through Steam. These packs valued at $29.99 include […]

Dec
24

Retro City Rampage Now Free On PlayStation Network

Need a  reason to stay in on Christmas Eve? Sony may have just given you one if you are a Playstation Plus subscriber. This past falls Retro City Rampage, a 2D top down game inspired by the open world crime […]

Dec
24

Great Holiday Giveaway Day 2: Hearts of Iron III

Today’s Great Holiday Giveaway is a pretty sweet deal, up for grabs is not only three steam codes for the Hearts of Iron III Collection but also codes for the Their Finest Hour DLC expansion. We’re giving away 3 sets […]

Dec
21

Chief Operating Officer for Capcom Europe Calls It Quits

David Reeves, Chief Operating Officer for Capcom Europe has stepped down from the Japanese publisher to further other opportunities, according to Game Informer. Reeves joined Capcom in March 2010 and his position would have him working closely with the European […]

Dec
21

Blizzard Teases WoW Patch 5.2 In Holiday Message

World of Warcraft players have been enjoying Mists of Pandaria since its launch his past fall and have been waiting for the next batch of new content. Blizzard has now teased about patch 5.2 in their annual holiday message to […]

Dec
21

Great Holiday Giveaway Day One: Testament of Sherlock Holmes

Our massive holiday giveaway is not only starting EARLY but we’re expanding it. We’ve got almost 50 codes to give away, over $500* worth of free games for you, our readers and we’re going to start things off right, with […]

Dec
20

Blizzard Lays Down The Ban Hammer On Bots

There is nothing more frustrating than trying to find your perfect set of gear in a game like Diablo III only to find that either the people you are playing with have snagged it or the marketplace is flooded dozens […]

Dec
20

Steam Winter Sale Begins, Wallets Cry and Gamers Save

The time of year to empty our wallets into Valves coffers has come once again. The end of December may be synonymous with various holidays but for PC gamers there’s also the annual Steam Holiday Sale. The festivities kicked into […]

Dec
20

The Great Broken Joysticks Holiday Giveaway Contest

The holidays are a great time to be a gamer, as a child you get to wait for your favorite game with anticipation, hoping that it is wrapped under the tree. As an adult you either get to be selfish […]

Dec
19

Van Helsing Trailer Gets You Into The Wild

The Incredible Adventures Of Van Helsing is a RPG title that is coming from the very talented studio Neocore Games. If you haven’t heard of this game, let us get you caught up on what Van Helsing is all about. […]