Author: Erika, Author at Broken Joysticks

Dec
16

COD Modern Warfare Remastered Review | A Classic Reborn

While I cut my teeth on the Call of Duty series with Modern Warfare 2, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare has held a special place in my heart since I started playing it back in 2010. Six years later, […]

Oct
31

Broken Bootlegs- Kart Fighter

Broken Bootlegs is a series covering unlicensed games (also known as bootleg games) for mainly 8-bit and 16-bit consoles. This week’s edition covers an all out Mario-themed Famicom Fighter: Kart Fighter! Like World Heroes 2, Kart Fighter was one of […]

Oct
16

Infinite Warfare Multiplayer Beta Impressions

Much to the excitement of many Call of Duty fans, Infinite Warfare is just around the corner. As a treat for those who ordered Infinite Warfare for PS4, players have been given access to try the Infinite Warfare Multiplayer Beta […]

Sep
08

Before Smash Bros, there was World Heroes 2

Broken Bootlegs is a series covering unlicensed games (also known as bootleg games) for mainly 8-bit and 16-bit consoles. This week’s edition covers possibly one of my favorite Famicom fighters: World Heroes 2. During the prime of fighting games in […]

Aug
30

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC 1-3 Review Recap

With Salvation and Call of Duty XP 2016 around the corner, I’ve finally had the chance to play the other DLC packs for Black Ops 3. After only having Eclipse for quite while, it’s a breath of fresh air into […]

Aug
27

Black Ops 3 Salvation DLC arrives on PS4 on Sept 6th

Zombies: The End of an Era With the recent announcement of fourth DLC, Black Ops 3 Salvation brings forth the finale of the Origins Zombies storyline. In addition to Zombies, Salvation brings four action-packed multiplayer maps to the table. To […]

Aug
19

Broken Bootlegs- Mario 4: A Space Odyssey

Broken Bootlegs is a series covering unlicensed games (also known as bootleg games) for mainly 8-bit and 16-bit consoles. This week’s edition covers one of the more difficult Russian-made Mario games for the Mega Drive- Mario 4: A Space Odyssey […]

Aug
09

Obliterating racers in Obliteracers!

Having played older kart-based racing games like Mario Kart, Crash Team Racing, and Wacky Wheels, Obliteracers fits right in with the genre. Developed by Space Dust Studios, Obliteracers is a neat little kart racer, that with it’s art style, is […]

Jul
30

A Challenger appears! Retro-Bit Generations coming soon

Now that Nintendo and Sega is releasing retro gaming systems, Retro-Bit is releasing the Retro-Bit Generations this fall. Unveiled the 2016 E3 Expo by Innex Inc, Retro-Bit Generations is a plug-n-play console with purportedly over 100 games packed in. Collaborating […]

Jul
17

Broken Bootlegs- Command and Conquer beta

Broken Bootlegs is a weekly series covering unlicensed games (also known as bootleg games) for mainly 8-bit and 16-bit consoles. This week’s edition covers something that could have really interesting: a Command and Conquer beta for the Sega Genesis! I’ve […]

Jul
03

Grand Kingdom (PS Vita) Review

NIS America has released some of my more favorite strategy RPGs over the years with the Disgaea series, and now Grand Kingdom is one of those potential games. Instead of bogging down a player that wants to get into the […]

Jun
30

Broken Bootlegs- Harry Potter MD

Broken Bootlegs is a series covering unlicensed games (also known as bootleg games) for mainly 8-bit and 16-bit consoles. This week’s edition covers one of the Harry Potter games for the Mega Drive. First off, I want to say , […]

Jun
10

Review: Score Rush Extended

Simplicity, thy name is Score Rush Extended. For those not familiar with Xona Games‘ previous Xbox LIVE Indie Games entry, Score Rush, Score Rush Extended is a 2D wide-screen bullet hell shmup that while it’s simplistic, it’s fun as heck […]

Jun
02

Broken Bootlegs- Rockman X3

Broken Bootlegs is a weekly series covering unlicensed games (also known as bootleg games) for mainly 8-bit and 16-bit consoles. This week’s edition covers a fun, but somewhat unfinished MegaDrive game, Rockman X3 While many of us are familiar with […]

May
26

Broken Bootlegs- King of Fighters Genesis/MD

Broken Bootlegs is a weekly series covering unlicensed games (also known as bootleg games) for mainly 8-bit and 16-bit consoles. This week’s entry brings one of the more well-known fighting game series to the Sega Genesis/MegaDrive: King of Fighters! While […]