Archive: June 2014 | Broken Joysticks

Jun
23

Second Dimension: The Warriors 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 the […]

Jun
13

Tomodachi Life | Review

Tomodachi Life is a quirky relationship simulation game featuring Miis. It’s a simple concept, but has a lot of fun and funny results.

Jun
13

Pac-Man Added to Super Smash Bros.

If the lineup of fighters in Nintendo’s upcoming Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS wasn’t big enough, yet another fighter has been announced. As Nintendo puts it, four of the greatest icons in video game history are coming […]

Jun
13

Embark in the Fantasy Life this October

Players will embark on an adventure this October on the Nintendo 3DS. Developed by Level 5, Fantasy Life will enable players to craft, cast, battle and role-play. The innovative Life system lets players change to one of 12 Life classes […]

Jun
13

Nintendo’s New Way to Play: amiibo

Nintendo unveiled new NFC figures today at their E3 event, which are a little like the Skylanders and Disney Infinity series of figurines. You can import the characters into your game and build their stats. This isn’t really anything new […]

Jun
13

June 12th Nintendo Download

PAC-MAN Collection (Namco Bandai) – Rated: E – $6.99 Enjoy four simply addicting games in one, featuring our chomping yellow hero! In PAC-MAN, PAC-MANIA, and PAC-MAN Arrangement, help PAC-MAN collect all of the dots and survive multiple levels of mayhem. […]

Jun
10

An Open World Zelda Like The Original? Yes Plz!

So Nintendo wanted to go back to the drawing board on Zelda and is using the classic original as a focus for their concepts. What specifically? Being able to explore in any direction, rather than just having an experience where […]

Jun
10

Not A New Doki Doki Panic, But We’re Getting Closer

I would LOVE a new Super Mario Bros. 2 USA version (Doki Doki Panic) game. The content in NES Remix 2 that allowed you to pick up blocks as Toad in both Zelda II: The Adventure of Link and Kirby’s […]

Jun
10

Mario Maker Brings My Childhood Dreams To Life

Odds are, at some point we’ve ALL wanted to do this. In 2015, you’ll be able to create your own Super Mario Bros. levels on the Wii U console. I remember (back in my day *waves cane like Cranky Kong*) […]

Jun
10

Is DOOM Returning To It’s Roots?

Sure, it’s just a teaser trailer, but a lot of people are more excited than ever for the upcoming new DOOM game. First off, is that the cyber demon from the original DOOM game in the image above? We sure […]

Jun
09

Next Lara Croft Game Announced

Crystal Dynamics, a Square Enix studio, today announced its latest title in the Lara Croft series, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris. The game will launch on the Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows PC. Lara Croft and the […]

Jun
03

System Update for Wii U Released Today

A new system update is now available for Nintendo’s Wii U home console, introducing changes that enhance the user experience. The most notable change is the addition of a Quick Start Menu for the Wii U GamePad controller. After the […]

Jun
03

Collectors Edition Coming for Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call

Square Enix announced the upcoming release of Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call, exclusively for the Nintendo 3DS, will be released in September and will also be released in a special limited collector’s edition, which is available for preorder. A sequel […]

Jun
03

Nintendo Details E3 Plans

Nintendo goes “Live @ E3” next week with four planned events that deliver real-time fun directly to fans. On June 10th, Nintendo will air the Nintendo Digital Event at 12pm ET via http:// e3. nintendo.com. Fans will enjoy breaking news […]

Jun
02

Mario Kart 8 Sells More than a Million Copies

Mario Kart 8 has sold over a million copies in its opening weekend. The latest entry into the series, and first on the Wii U, launched around the world this weekend. The game has also been seeing very positive reviews […]