Author: Meghan Kass, Author at Broken Joysticks

Jun
26

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3: Review

I am not the biggest expert in first person shooter games, even tactical shooters, especially ones that are in a realistic setting. I do not play Call of Duty regularly, EA’s Battlefield or other games of the like, so when I […]

May
30

Puyo Puyo Tetris: A review

One staple in video games that seems to carry over generation after generation is Tetris. Most people know about this game and most have played it at some point in their life. You would be hard pressed to find someone […]

May
17

Walking Dead: A New Frontier- Episode 4 “Thicker Than Water”: A Review

There is one issue I find with the episodic format for games, and that is also the same problem I have with television episodes as well; sometimes you get episodes that are just bridges to bigger idea or moment instead […]

May
05

Vikings: Wolves of Midgard | Review

Hack and slash games have been a favorite genre of game of mine for a long time. From Devil May Cry to God of War, they are full of adrenaline-fueled excitement and of course, plenty of action and enemies to […]

Apr
21

Wonderboy: The Dragon’s Trap- A Review

Back in the ancient year of 1989, there was a game called Wonderboy III: The Dragon’s Trap. This game was the third in the Wonderboy series, brought to us by Sega. These platformer/action adventure games about Wonder Boy trying to […]

Apr
09

The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series- A New Frontier episode 3: Above the Law review

Telltale Games has come out with the newest episode in their Walking Dead series. While the two part opener was good, it needed to really develop our new protagonist in order to live up to the love that the games […]

Mar
26

PAX East Indie Megabooth: What’s new in indie gaming

Every year PAX is the host for many indie developers. These developers are some of the most diverse voices in the industry. They come from all over the United States and even all over the globe to show their creation […]

Mar
10

Mass Effect: Andromeda jumps into PAX East

With Mass Effect: Andromeda quickly approaching, PAX East was alive with the anticipation of what was going to be revealed at the development team panel. The main theater was filled with hundreds of voracious, excited fans as the team was […]

Mar
04

A Look at Guts and Glory

There is nothing I enjoy more than a pleasant ride through the country; either by car or bike, there simply is nothing better. Of course, if you are the characters in Guts and Glory, there might be something a little […]

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 […]