Author: Kenny Keelan, Author at Broken Joysticks

Jan
18

Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within | Retrospective

It’s a pretty well known stereotype in the North American movie world – perhaps globally – that movies based on the stories told in video games generally aren’t that great. Of course, that’s a somewhat mixed opinion with the people […]

Jan
13

Amplitude |Review

15 years ago, long before the Guitar Hero and Rock Band franchises really took off and brought the music game genre to the gaming mainstream, when everyone thought of music games, people brought up games like Dance Dance Revolution and its ilk, such as Bust […]

Jan
12

Secret of Evermore | Retrospective

When I was younger, I had a thing for giving games a chance when they weren’t rated so well or they weren’t getting a lot of media attention. If I was at a local video store and I hadn’t seen […]

Jan
08

Oculus Rift Priced; Internet Freaks Out

Paradigm Shift In case you missed it or you’ve been living underneath a gaming rock for the last little while, Oculus announced a price and start date for shipping for its Rift VR Headset: 599$ USD and March 28th. As one […]

Jan
06

Kenny’s Fallout 4 Log – Almost Two Months

It’s about five or six days short of two months owning the game and I’ve still been playing it, off and on, to pass the time when I’m bored with other games. There’s always downtime with  Final Fantasy XIV, too, […]

Dec
28

2016 and Gaming: A Year in Preview

As we’re closing in on the end of one year and getting ready to start the next, a lot of people are reflecting on the year that’s past and others are looking at the year to come. I’m one of […]

Dec
23

Hideo Kojima and Konami: “You Ever Dance with the Devil in the Pale Moonlight?”

Seems only fitting that this article be titled with an older movie reference to Tim Burton’s Batman, honestly, as it seems Hideo Kojima and Konami have had the same kind of symbiotic and rather tumultuous relationship in the past as Konami […]

Dec
18

PlayStation Plus Review: December 2015

Hey there, everyone! It’s that time of the year and while the offerings for free games are a little half and half, it’s still a good time to be a PlayStation Plus member! Follow the jump to see what I think […]

Dec
12

NHL 16 | Review

If you know me well at all, you should know that there’s one thing other than gaming that’s near and dear to my heart: hockey and the Detroit Red Wings, equally. I’ve been a fan nearly as long as I’ve […]

Dec
11

Kenny’s Fallout 4 Log – One Month

Masters of the Commonwealth December 11th, 2015 Oh, buddy, I’ve seen some things. I’ve finally gotten through the story content and a majority of the side content that’s presently available and reachable that has been found. I’ve seen references to […]

Dec
10

Life is Strange | Full Season Review

I can’t even start this Life is Strange review without worrying about how it’ll sound. That’s how this game has me: in a fluster of emotion, insecurity, and anger. This game perfectly embodies the high school experience – perhaps a little too […]

Nov
25

Kenny’s Fallout 4 Log – Day 14

The Obsession Sets In November 25th, 2015 It’s starting to happen and I can slowly feel it: even though I know there’s better games out there, much less in my PlayStation 4 collection, alone, I find myself coming back to Fallout […]

Nov
23

Fallout 4: Survival in the Wasteland

If you’re having trouble making it in the Commonwealth of Fallout 4… …you’re far from alone on that one. There’s a lot of people out there who are already kind of burned out on the game with the sheer amount of […]

Nov
18

Kenny’s Fallout 4 Log – Day 7

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb November 18th, 2015 So, here we are: I’ve had this game for a full week and even the acquisition of NHL 16 hasn’t slowed progress any… that’s saying a lot because […]

Nov
14

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey Announced as UFC 2 Cover Model

In case you haven’t heard of Ronda Rousey for some reason, I’ll give you a little bit of a catch up as to who she is: she’s currently undefeated in the UFC and carries the Bantamweight Women’s Championship. She is […]