Archive: July 2013 | Broken Joysticks

Jul
30

Nintendo Unveils Black 3DS XL

Nintendo announced today the latest colour for the Nintendo 3DS XL will hit stores next week and the newest colour will be basic black. On August 11th, Nintendo is releasing a black version of the Nintendo 3DS XL hand-held system, […]

Jul
30

Flipnote Studio 3D Delayed in Europe

Nintendo of Europe announced earlier today that Flipnote Studio 3D for the 3DS, follow up to the original DSiWare title, has been delayed. Here is the release from Nintendo: Nintendo of Europe regrets to announce that Flipnote Studio 3D, originally […]

Jul
29

Project X Zone | Review

Namco Bandai ×  Capcom × Sega. No, you’re not reading this wrong, Banpresto and Monolith Soft have joined together to co-develop Project X Zone. This is not a fighting game (sorry versus fans). Project X Zone is a tactical role-playing game […]

Jul
28

CHARTED: Nintendo (week ending Jul 13)

No matter how many weeks have passed since the release, Mario titles have holding power with several releases from the last year still holding well in the top 30 releases. Animal Crossing: New Leaf is still holding strong in its […]

Jul
28

State of Decay | Review

State of Decay is a unique zombie survival adventure that mixes elements of Dead Rising with RTS ideas in an open world with safe house improvements. All of this adds up to a very enjoyable experience that can be approached several […]

Jul
27

Check Out ‘If My Heart Had Wings’ Release Trailer

Dating Sims are a genre that is too few and far between, at least that’s what I’ve thought over these years. In general, they take romantic storylines and put you in control of their outcome. Usually with a lot of […]

Jul
27

Cursed Loot Is A Treasure To Pick Up!

I’m always poking away at Xbox Lives indie section for treasures like Cursed Loot, and this is a fun title especially for such cost as a dollar (well 80msp). The game is at first just another take on the classic […]

Jul
27

Rogue Legacy Scratches That Metroidvania Itch

Sure, it’s not exactly the same and has a bit of a lighter feeling of sorts, but Rogue Legacy combines the randomness of classic “Rogue like” games and the side scrolling exploration of Metroidvania style Castlevania advetures. Eager as I […]

Jul
27

Adopt Some ‘Epic Pets’ Now On iOS

Quick Fix Inc’s epet game with some Pokémon inspired elements has made it’s way from Android onto the iOS store! Unfortunately there have been a few errors, but the team is busy working those out and getting updates to the […]

Jul
27

No Cutscenes or Story Mode For The Next Super Smash Bros

Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros series is quite possibly one of the greatest ideas of all time – let’s take beloved video game characters from the last few decades and have them battle it out – but the next entry in […]

Jul
27

The Guided Fate Paradox Begins This Fall

NIS titles are no stranger to heaven and hell inspired themes in their games with Disgaea and several others in their library. So it shouldn’t be too surprising when we say The Guided Fate Paradox focuses on a high school […]

Jul
27

13 Minutes of Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag Gameplay

If you’re like myself and absolutely loved the naval combat in AC3, you’ll be pleased to know that it seems like huge sailing ships are virtually AC4’s open world game cars in the sense of ease it takes to transition […]

Jul
27

Nico Bellic’s Reaction To GTA V

Pointed out by Evan Narcisse over on Kotaku, this fan made video takes a comical look at Nico’s reaction to the improvements of GTA V. However, even in his depressed state, Nico is still bound by the rules of Grand […]

Jul
27

Laharl, Etna, and Flonne Return This Fall

You’ve quested after Overlord Zenon as Adell, and even gone to school to learn it’s good to be bad at what you do, nevermind your stop over with Marona in Phantom Brave and leading your army in Makai Kingdom to […]

Jul
27

Final Fantasy 6 Pellet Art Project Is Awesome

Spotted by Jason Schreier over at Kotaku, this pellet art of a quite emotional scene in Final Fantasy 6 (FF4 over on Western shores) looks amazing as a 3D diorama. Posted on the creators Facebook page this art is by […]