October 5, 2012

Transformers: Fall Of Cybertron | Review

Posted on October 5, 2012 by Eric Bastelak

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is the sequel to the surprise hit Transformers: War For Cybertron. I managed to miss the predecessor, but thanks to some friends here at Broken Joysticks I got my hands on the sequel. Man does it feel good to be playing a good transformers game. The Transformers franchise has not been treated so well in recent years. With those terrible movies and all, I’m glad to see developer High Moon Studios has such high respect for the source material.Read More


Persona 4 Arena | Review

Posted on October 5, 2012 by Eric Bastelak

Wait a second an RPG is transcending it’s genre and making the leap to…a fighting game? I couldn’t believe the precedent being created when Persona 4 Arena was announced. I had an even harder time believing that such a drastic leap away from the norm could turn out so well. Yes dear readers P4 Arena is not only a competent fighter, it is also a great one. Can you believe it? This sets the stage so that other fighters could possibly become RPGs or something completely different. Man we live in one exciting time. Well here we go let’s talk about how one of the best JRPGs released in the last decade made the leap to a tournament level fighting game.Read More


Join Medal Of Honor: Warfighter’s Open Beta On XBL

Posted on October 5, 2012 by Seung Lee

Xbox Live owners can join the virtual fight, and download Medal of Honor: Warfighter‘s free, open beta. The beta allows you to play in a two-man squad, and contains lots of explosions and gunfire. Considering that DICE, the team behind the Battlefield franchise, is also working on Warfighter, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the visuals and sounds are fantastic as always.

If you happen to enjoy the warfighting in the beta, you’ll be able to pick up the full game on October 23. Buying Warfighter will also give you access to Battlefield 4‘s beta, ensuring that you won’t be bored for quite a while. Medal of Honor: Warfighter won’t just be deploying on the 360, it’ll also see action on the PlayStation 3 and PC. Check out the game’s official site here.


Prepare For Operation: Overdrive In Mass Effect 3 This Weekend!

Posted on October 5, 2012 by Joshua Rust

Another weekend, another Mass Effect 3 operation weekend. Announced on the Bioware blog, here are the details of Operation: Overdrive:

Based on intel recovered during Operation PATRIOT, we are anticipating a massive strike from the Reapers on multiple fronts. Our information officers and special-ops teams stationed behind enemy lines require immediate extraction.

Squad Goal: Full extraction on any map at any difficulty in 20 minutes or less. Squads can be any size.

Allied Goal: Complete 200,000 extraction waves on any difficulty. Squads can be any size. Full extraction not required.

Special Circumstance: None

Squad Goal Success: All squad members awarded a Commendation Pack

Allied Goal Success: All players awarded a Victory Pack

So will anyone be participating in this weekends operation?


Release Date For The Unfinished Swan Is Announced

Posted on October 5, 2012 by Broken Joysticks

To refesh your memory, The Unfinished Swan was an indie game which was briefly mentioned in a few different game conferences from developers Giant Sparrow. You control a boy named Monroe in a entirely white space environment and he is chasing after a swan that escaped a painting his missing mom left him. Equipped with a paint gun, he can use it to paint the world black to reveal the geometry of the world to navigate.Read More


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