Author: Meghan Kass, Author at Broken Joysticks

Feb
23

Project DIVA Future Tone: Hatsune Miku Review

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone is an arcade style rhythm game published by Sega. Future tone may be the most comprehensive Hatsune Miku game ever published as it boasts 220 songs if you purchase the bundle that includes Future […]

Feb
14

Circles: An Indie Game Review

Circles is an independent, casual puzzle game by developer Jeroen Wimmers. Circles boasts its 90+ levels and bonus content and its unique intuitive game play that doesn’t require lengthy tutorials,  words and a “zen” atmosphere that promotes relaxation and the […]

Jan
27

What does the possible elimination of the NEA mean to video games?

In the United States, there is a federal agency that goes by the name the National Endowment of the Arts. According to their website, they are “an independent federal agency that funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of our […]

Jan
17

Walking Dead: A New Frontier: Episode 1- Ties That Bond (Part one and two)

It is not a secret that I have a great fondness for Telltale and their games. As much as I love their games, I feel none compare to what they have done with The Walking Dead. While others may differ […]

Jan
04

Batman: The Telltale Series – Episode 5: City of Light | Review

So, here it is, the finale to Telltales adaptation of Batman. This first attempt by Telltale at telling Batman’s story has come to an end and the question now becomes “did it end with a bang or was it a […]

Dec
30

The Last Guardian | Review

At long last, The Last Guardian has arrived at us after a long, patient wait. This game – brought to us by genDESIGN and SCI Japan Studio has faced many challenges in getting to the public, but thanks to the […]

Dec
11

Batman: The Telltale Series- Episode 4: Guardian of Gotham | REVIEW

Batman continues its adventure with episode 4, titled Guardian of Gotham. Telltale has made some impressive and creative choices with their interpretation of Batman and its iconic characters and while this episode may not have the twists and turns of […]

Dec
05

Diner Duo | REVIEW

So far, in it’s short existence, the Vive has had an interesting selection of games. These games range from literally nauseating to impressive, but most have the feeling as a tech demo at this point. Many Vive games have a […]

Nov
21

Pirate Pop Plus | REVIEW

When I was younger, I played a lot of simple games. I clearly remember getting a CD with a collection of old games, including Dangerous Dave and Skunny the Squirrel games. In between playing Civilization games and Sims games and […]

Nov
09

Kickstarter Games Festival: Ghost Arcade and the passion of Indie Development

No matter the entertainment enjoyed, one of the most fun things about independent media are attending festivals and small events. Whether it’s and independent film festival, music festival or art gallery, such events leave an intimate, passionate atmosphere that is […]

Oct
28

Batman: The Telltale Series- Episode 3- New World Order | REVIEW

Previously, on Batman: A Telltale Series: we have seen the beginning of the fall of the Wayne empire and the rise of the Children of Arkham; we have seen Bruce love and lose (depending on your choices that is) and […]

Oct
08

Scott Cawthon releases Sister Location

Five Nights At Freddy’s fans can rejoice again, Scott Cawthon has delivered the next chapter of his hit series is out. Not only are there new animatronics to meet and fear,a new setting to explore, new voices and new clues […]

Oct
02

Batman: The Telltale Series- Episode 2: Children of Arkham | REVIEW

With a strong start to Telltale’s adaptation of DC’s Batman lore, can the next episode continue picking up momentum and make the next part of the story just as exciting as the first? I did not know what to expect […]

Sep
20

Digital Homicide filing lawsuit against Valve

Indie developer, Digital Homicide has been under hot water recently. The developer is currently looking to raise money and seek legal representation to sue steam users due to poor reception of their games. While Digital Homicide states they are fighting […]

Sep
08

Possible Demo for Pokemon Sun and Moon

With all the excitement surrounding Pokemon recently, a new development is being added to that list. While Nintendo may not have mentioned it in the 9/1/16 Nintendo Direct, there is evidence showing that a demo for Pokemon Sun and Moon […]