Author: Jason Fayta, Author at Broken Joysticks

Sep
09

Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate | Review

Version tested: PlayStation 3 Dead or Alive 5 Ultimate (hereafter Ultimate) is an expanded edition of Dead or Alive 5, arriving just under a year from its predecessor’s release. New stages and characters, along with new modes and system tweaks, […]

Aug
06

Dragon’s Crown | Review

Final Fight, Knights of the Round, The Punisher, The Simpsons, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, X-Men, Golden Axe, Double Dragon, and of course, Dungeons & Dragons: Shadow over Mystara . . . any of these titles bring back memories–preferably fond ones? The beat’em […]

Apr
23

Injustice: DLC Among Us

Injustice: Gods Among Us has been out for a week, and for some, it may be too soon to start discussing downloadable content. Well, not for Ed Boon, the creative director at NetherRealm Studios, developer of Injustice. Ed has confirmed […]

Apr
22

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge | Review

Version tested: PlayStation 3 Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge (hereafter Razor’s Edge), the once exclusive Wii U title, arrives on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 shortly after its release on Nintendo’s console, and perhaps, much to the chagrin of Ninja […]

Apr
02

God of War: Ascension | Review

Kratos, the ever affable hero hell-bent on murdering every creature and god from Greek mythology, returns to ascend to new levels of brutality in God of War: Ascension, the second God of War installment on the PlayStation 3, after the […]

Mar
24

Dead or Alive 5 Plus | Review

The PlayStation Vita is starting to become a portable utopia for fighting fans. Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3, Street Fighter X Tekken, Mortal Kombat, BlazBlue: Continuum Shift Extend, and PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale already grace the system, and if you […]

Mar
07

DmC: Devil May Cry | Review

Version tested: PlayStation 3 Devil May Cry returns as DmC, a new vision for the series by developer Ninja Theory, who are responsible for Heavenly Sword and Enslaved, two games that lean more on adventure than action. With that statement alone, Devil May Cry fans have […]

Feb
26

God of War: Ascension Single-Player Demo on PSN Today

Kratos returns in God of War: Ascension. A prequel to the entire series–yes, even Chains of Olympus—Ascension follows Kratos on his journey to break free from his oath to Ares. According to Sony’s PlayStation blog: We’re thrilled to unleash our God […]

Feb
19

Hotline Miami is coming to PS3, Vita this spring

Hotline Miami will be arriving on both PlayStation 3 and Vita this spring. The game will also be part of the Cross-Buy promotion, so you’ll only have to buy one version to own both. The hyper-violent 2D top-down action game […]

Feb
07

Rayman Legends Now Coming to PS3, 360

Can the Wii U catch a break? After yesterday’s news of Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge going multi-platform, Ubisoft decided to one-up Tecmo-Koei by not only making the once Wii U exclusive available on PS3 and 360, but delaying the […]

Feb
06

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge confirmed for PS3, Xbox 360

Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor’s Edge has been confirmed for PS3 and Xbox 360 in Japan, with a release date set for April 4th, 2013. Outside of Japan, Razor’s Edge was published by Nintendo exclusively for the Wii U.

Jan
31

WILL THE PLAYSTATION 4 BE UNVEILED FEBRUARY 20TH?

Sony has updated their blog with a video inviting us to “See the Future” on February 20th, 2013. Video after the jump.

Jan
29

Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories available on PSN

The hit tactical RPG Disgaea 2: Cursed Memories is now available on PSN as a PlayStation 2 Classic. The sequel to the original tactical RPG, Disgaea: Hour of Darkness, Cursed Memories offers over a 100 hours of gameplay for $9.99, a […]

Jan
13

The 2012 Top Five

Editor’s note: Staff at Broken Joysticks will be sharing their top five games, or game related stories, from 2012 throughout the week. We’re starting the feature with the top five from our contributing reviewer, Jason Fayta. It’s hard to believe […]

Nov
21

Call of Duty: Black Ops II | Review

Version tested: Xbox 360 It’s that time of year again. The days are becoming darker; your wallet is getting lighter, and your waist is growing larger. To curb these seasonal blues, Activision is here with Call of Duty: Black Ops […]