Author: Ellen McGrody, Author at Broken Joysticks

Oct
26

Rez Infinite | REVIEW

Rez Infinite is immensely difficult to review. It’s a daunting task, really. That’s not because the game’s bad, it’s not because I don’t have anything to say about it, to the contrary. It’s because I could talk about Rez for a […]

Oct
05

GaymerX Year Four Preview: Luna

At last weekend’s GaymerX Year Four, we had the chance to play Funomena’s upcoming VR puzzler Luna. The colorful LGBTQ-focused games convention felt like a perfect fit for developer Funomena, founded by former Journey team members Robin Hunicke and Martin […]

Oct
04

Cruis’n Blast Announced by Raw Thrills

Arcade producer Raw Thrills announced a revival of the classic Cruis’n racing series today. The new game, Cruis’n Blast, is an arcade racer which will be coming to arcades and entertainment centers in January 2017. Details on the game are scarce, but […]

Sep
22

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 | REVIEW

Pac-Man Championship Edition 2 follows up on its predecessors with a strange proposition. Imagine you’ve grown accustomed to driving a car without brakes. You hit other cars, you die, so you learn how to avoid doing so. You follow the road, […]

Sep
12

PS4 Pro Enhanced Announced, 4K Videos Available

Following last week’s PlayStation Meeting, Sony announced more details about the PS4 Pro. In addition to adding 4k game videos to their YouTube channel, Sony confirmed details concerning PS4 Pro Enhanced. Acting as a new labeling system for game releases, the […]

Sep
07

PS4 Pro Announced at PlayStation Meeting

Sony officially unveiled the much-rumored PS4 Pro at today’s PlayStation Meeting. The PS4 Neo improves performance and offers higher resolution graphics. A new, slimmer base model will accompany the PS4 Pro’s launch in November. Sony’s Mark Cerny demoed the console’s 4K […]

Sep
07

Nintendo’s Super Mario Run Brings Mario to iOS

At today’s Apple media event, Shigeru Miyamoto made a big splash when he appeared on-stage to announce Super Mario Run. Speaking alongside Apple CEO Tim Cook through translator Bill Trinen, Miyamoto detailed Nintendo’s first-ever iOS game. The game features traditional […]

Sep
07

Sony Announces PS4 Slim, Launching September 15th

Sony officially unveiled the new PlayStation 4 model, a sleeker, slimmer model that will represent the new standard PlayStation 4 model going forward. At this morning’s PlayStation Meeting, Sony’s Andrew House announced that 40 million units of the original model […]