Archive: August 2013 | Broken Joysticks

Aug
31

More Figure Based Nintendo Games Could Be Great

With the sad news that Pokémon Rumble U NFC figures aren’t coming to Canada it seems, I wanted to share my enthusiasm for more productions like this from Nintendo. For those who don’t know, these figures interact with your game […]

Aug
31

No Pokemon Rumble U Figures in Canada

If you’re a Pokémon fan in Canada who just downloaded Pokémon Rumble U and are looking for some of the figures you’re about to be disappointed. The game, downloadable in the Nintendo Wii U eShop, features a similar collectible feature […]

Aug
30

D00D! Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness Gets New Trailer

Want to see a new trailer for NIS America’s upcoming Disgaea D2: A Brighter Darkness? Well d00d you’re in luck because we’ve got a new look at their latest chapter in the long running RPG series thanks to a new […]

Aug
30

Inside the Square: New Documentary Behind the Scenes of a Final Fantasy Title

Have you ever wanted to get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a game? How about a behind-the-scenes look at the making of a Final Fantasy game at Square Enix? In 25 years the team at Square Enix have […]

Aug
30

Need For Speed Franchise Now In The Hands of EA Ghost

EA’s premier racing franchise has had a bit of an identity crisis the past few years, switching from recent developer Criterion to other studios under the EA umbrella. It looks like a little bit of continuity will be coming to […]

Aug
30

Rockstar Opens the Airwaves and Details GTA V Radio Stations

After yesterday’s release of the Grand Theft Auto V official trailer, Rockstar Games released a preview of the radio stations and music that will be found within the game when it is released in just a few weeks. The song […]

Aug
30

Rainbow Six: Vegas & MTG 2013 Free on Xbox This September

Free games make the world go ‘round, okay maybe not but they make even the most bitter days just a little bit sweeter.  The next two free games in Microsoft’s ‘game with gold’ program have been announced as Ubisoft’s 2006 […]

Aug
30

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 […]

Aug
29

August 29th Nintendo Download

Just a handful of releases this week but they’re also a handful of good ones. Pokémon Rumble U arrives in the Wii U eShop this week as does the digital retail release of Rayman Legends. Also The Legend of Zelda […]

Aug
29

Skylanders SWAP Force on 3DS Detailed

Activision released some details of the Nintendo 3DS version of their upcoming Skylanders: SWAP Force today. The Nintendo 3DS version of Skylanders SWAP Force offers gamers a unique adventure complete with its very own story, levels and special starter pack […]

Aug
29

Grand Theft Auto V Official Trailer Reveal

Rockstar Games released the official trailer for upcoming Grand Theft Auto V just a few minutes ago. The trailer doesn’t really reveal anything new that we don’t already know about the game, but does look beautiful. GTA V will be […]

Aug
29

Fourth Quarter Nintendo Lineup Announced

It was a busy Wednesday for Nintendo with four major announcements all coming at once. With a price drop for the Wii U, a Legend of Zelda Wii U bundle and even the launch of the 2DS, a non-3D tablet […]

Aug
29

Nintendo Announces the 2DS?

Nintendo made a surprise announcement on Wednesday with the announcement of another ‘member of the Nintendo 3DS family.’ The Nintendo 2DS will launch as an affordable entry into Nintendo handheld gaming. Nintendo 2DS will be available in Red or Blue […]

Aug
29

Nintendo Wii U Price Drop

After discontinuing the basic model set of the Wii U, Nintendo has announced that the price of the Deluxe model of the console will be reduced as of September 20th. The Deluxe model will be reduced by $50 to the […]

Aug
29

Wii U Zelda Bundle and early eShop Release

Nintendo confirmed today that there will indeed be a Legend of Zelda Wii U bundle. The bundle had been rumoured for some time but Nintendo made that official. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker HD Bundle will be a […]