Archive: April 2013 | Broken Joysticks

Apr
30

What Does A Rich Guy, Gangster, & A Redneck Have In Common…?

They are all of the main protagonist’s you will play in the next installment of Grand Theft Auto, of course! I’m willing to bet that many of you are eagerly awaiting the release of Grand Theft Auto V, and I […]

Apr
30

Hellraid Is Dead Island Developer’s New Game, Coming This Year

Dead Island developer Techland has announced it will be launching a new IP later this year titled: Hellraid.  From what I can gather it’s a mix of Dead Island’s combat style mixed up with some might and magic set in a […]

Apr
30

Injustice: Gods Among Us | Review

I can say without a doubt that there are an infinite number of universes.  Some are just like our own… but for one or two significant events, exactly the same. These words stated by Lex Luthor introduce the story  for Injustice: Gods […]

Apr
29

Voice of Batman, Kevin Conroy, Will Not Return In Arkam Origins

Fans of Kevin Conroy, the voice of Batman – since the 1990s animated series, will be disappointed that he will not be reprising his role as The Dark Knight in the latest game, Batman: Arkham Origins.  This report originates from South […]

Apr
26

The Broken Joysticks Top 10: Pieces Of Video Game Music

Welcome dear reader to another edition of The Broken Joysticks Top 10. As always this list is personal based on the individual writer’s opinion. I encourage readers and other members of the Broken Joysticks team to create their own lists […]

Apr
25

April 25th Nintendo Download

Only five releases this week but they span all four Nintendo platforms. A new Rayman app for the Nintnedo Wii U, Crazy Construction for the Nintendo 3DS eShop, Mega Man 4 hits the 3DS Virtual Console service and Circle’s Color […]

Apr
24

Next Xbox Reveal Due May 21st, 2013

Rumors and anticipation of Microsoft’s next home console will wither to a halt on May 21st. This was confirmed today by Microsoft stating ‘A New Generation Revealed’ on Tuesday, May 21st at 1pm ET/10am PT/6pm GMT. The conference will stream on […]

Apr
24

Call of Duty: Ghosts Spotted In Multiple Retail Advertisements

Call of Duty Ghosts seemed to vanish from the rumor mill for the last few weeks, but all of that has changed with multiple retailers mentioning the game in new advertisements. Both the U.S based Target and U.K based Tesmo […]

Apr
23

Injustice: DLC Among Us

Injustice: Gods Among Us has been out for a week, and for some, it may be too soon to start discussing downloadable content. Well, not for Ed Boon, the creative director at NetherRealm Studios, developer of Injustice. Ed has confirmed […]

Apr
23

Ubisoft Announces Closed Beta for Anno Online

Players have been able to world breathtaking worlds in Ubisoft’s Anno franchise for a number of years and now the publisher is targeting a wider audience with the launch of the closed beta for Anno Online. Now anyone with an […]

Apr
23

Soul Calibur: Broken Destiny Free On PlayStation Plus

PSP and PS Vita owners looking for something new to play can download Soulcalibur: Broken Destiny for free as long as they are PlayStation Plus subscribers. Regularly this portable fighter retails for $39.99 on the PS Store, so its quite […]

Apr
22

Nordic Acquires Games from THQ Auction

Nordic Games, publisher of games such as Painkiller HD, Singstar, Book of Unwritten Tales and upcoming games like The Raven and Deadfall Adventures, has announced that it has successfully bid to purchase several franchises in the THQ auction. Nordic Games […]

Apr
22

Second Dimension: The Warrior’s Code Interview

The fighting game community (FGC) has grown from holding local events to smaller venues to occupying ballrooms at four-star establishments with talent from all across the globe attending. Major sponsors such as Capcom, Namco Bandai, and others are responsible for […]

Apr
22

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge | Review

Version tested: PlayStation 3 Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge (hereafter Razor’s Edge), the once exclusive Wii U title, arrives on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 shortly after its release on Nintendo’s console, and perhaps, much to the chagrin of Ninja […]

Apr
21

New Incredible Adventures Of Van Helsing Trailer

The fine folks over at NeocoreGames have released a new video for their upcoming RPG Dungeon Crawler game The Incredible Adventures Of Van Helsing. Fans of games like Torchlight and Diablo should take notice of this game because while the […]