June 5, 2012

Batman: Arkham City Confirmed for Wii U

Posted on June 5, 2012 by Kirk Williford

Nintendo and Warner Bros. just announced Batman Arkham City: Armored Edition, exclusively for Wii U.

The game will feature enhanced gameplay with the Wii U Gamepad, and fully playable Batman and Catwoman.

New to the game is BAT mode, which is accessed via the Gamepad and will allow players to play the game in a whole new way. You’re able to use the Gamepad to spray walls with explosives, throw batarangs, as well as many other gadgets


Pikmin 3 Detailed

Posted on June 5, 2012 by Kirk Williford

Nintendo confirmed development of Pikmin 3 today, showing off the game for the first time.

The game features full HD graphics and looks to star new forms of pikmin as they try to build bridges and other objects to help survive.

With Wii U Motion control, you’re able to aim specifically at where to aim Pikmin. You’re able to use the Wii U Gamepad to see a map at all times, as well as use it to place Pikmin around the environment.

You will be able to play the game solely on the Gamepad, too, playing the game in a more RTS style. In addition to that, there are now 4 leaders that can be placed around the maps.

According to Shigeru Miyamoto, it’s a new version of the game enhanced with the controls and high-resolution graphics offered by Wii U.


Black Wii-U Spotted @ E3

Posted on June 5, 2012 by Kirk Williford

Nintendo gave us a small hint of what may be coming in today’s E3 Press briefing — a black Wii-U with Gamepad is on stage. Looks nice!

Nintendo’s show begins in a mere 5 minutes — stay tuned to Broken Joysticks for all the news as it is announced.


Diablo III | Review

Posted on June 5, 2012 by Andrew Minott

It has been over a decade since heroes have been summoned to Tristram’s aid. A ‘fallen star’ of unknown original has poked a rather large hole in the old, ruined cathedral in the hills above the town. As one of five adventurers, you must investigate the catastrophe and begin a journey that will have you battling for the fate of Heaven itself.

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