Author: Rae Michelle Richards, Author at Broken Joysticks

Jun
24

Elite Dangerous With Top Tier Gear Is A Whole New Galaxy of Fun

At E3 developers at Frontier and representatives from Thrustmaster invited me to check out the  manufacturer’s upcoming hardware refresh for their high-end HOTAS line with a convention exclusive demo version of Elite Dangerous. As I’ve written before, Elite Dangerous is one of my […]

Jun
23

CliffyB Compares Overwatch To Digital “Rock, Paper, Scissors”

Team-based, hero focused first person shooters are all the rage right now and the undisputed king is Blizzard’s Overwatch. In an interview, CliffyB compared Blizzard’s latest success to a digital game of Rock, Paper, Scissors. Our comrades at Eurogamer had a chance to […]

Jun
23

Trials of Cold Steel II Coming To Europe This Fall For PS3 / PS Vita

The Legend of Heroes: Trials of Cold Steel II will be coming to PlayStation 4 and PS Vita in Europe thanks to Nippon Inchi Software. This sequel to the 2013 original (JPN release) sees the fate of Erebonia hang in the […]

Jun
22

It Looks Like The Latest Resident Evil Spin-Off Should Have Stayed Buried

Capcom’s take the team based competitive FPS, set in the Resident Evil universe, Umbrella Corps, has only been available for a little more than 24 hours and it seems like overall response from the community can be summed up as a […]

Jun
22

VRDC Announces Standalone Conference Slated For November

VRDC ( Virtual Reality Developer Conference) was a successful addition to the 2016 Games Developer Conference this past March and now the organizers behind VRDC have announced a standalone two day conference to take place in San Francisco this November. […]

Jun
21

Breaking All The Rules With Lawbreakers [E3 Hands-On]

The man behind Microsoft’s chainsaw wielding Gears of War franchise, Cliff Bleszinski left Epic Games back in 2012 but he hasn’t been sitting idle in the subsequent four years. He’s formed a new studio, BossKey, and they brought an alpha version […]

Jun
20

Sekai Project Releases New Trailer For Upcoming Highway Blossoms Visual Novel

Publisher Sekai Project has released a new trailer for their upcoming visual novel Highway Blossoms to celebrate the game’s release this past Friday. Set in an old gold rush valley town located in the US, Highway Blossoms tells the story of the budding […]

Jun
20

The Third Party E3 2016 Booths In Pictures

There were absolutely dozens upon dozens of booths with hundreds of interactive experiences for attendees to try. Fionna and I tried to see as many booths as we could and play as many games as humanly possible with only six hours […]

Jun
19

E3 2016: Tekken 7 Xbox One Preview

As a fan of Bandai Namco’s Tekken series since the launch of the 3rd game back on the original PlayStation, I’ve followed the series through four numbered installments, several spin-offs, numerous guest characters and three console transitions. Somehow, against all odds, Namco […]

Jun
18

Nintendo’s Breath of the Wild Live Experience Proves Critics Were Wrong

Critics of Nintendo’s E3 2016 strategy wondered just how the company could have a strong showing with just one game, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild playable at their booth. Now that the dust has settled it is […]

Jun
16

E3 2016: Lucid Sound Heaphones Ears-On

Lucid is hoping to change the landscape of affordable gaming focused headsets that were the focus of the companies’ E3 2016 offerings. Consisting of the readily available LS30 headphones and the upcoming LS40 & LS50 headsets, LiquidSound is poised to […]

Jun
16

E3: Hands-On With Sniper Elite 4

I had the chance to hook up with Rebellion and to try out their newest entry in to the long running Sniper Elite series. Sniper Elite 4 will be releasing  Feb 14th 2017, but Brokenjoysticks was part of a select few […]

Jun
15

Final Fantasy XV Gets A Pair of Demos @ E3

Square Enix brought not one but two demos for the upcoming  Final Fantasy XV.  Microsoft and Sony both secured exclusive demos for Squeenix’s next huge game but in different way – MS’ demo video showcased the world smashing battle with […]

Jun
15

Several Star Ocean V: Integrity and Faithlessness Videos Land During E3

Square Enix has released several new trailers, b-roll footage and screenshots prior to the release of Star Ocean V: Integrity and Faithlessness on PS3 and PlayStation 4. With these new videos you can get to know Relia, one of the […]

Jun
15

E3 2016: Six Minutes of Dead Rising 4 Gameplay

At E3 2016 I got the opportunity to not only check out Dead Rising 4 in action but also get the chance to have one of the employees from Capcom Vancouver narrate the entire on-floor demonstration. Frank West returns to […]