Author: Rae Michelle Richards, Author at Broken Joysticks

May
17

Kingdom Hearts III Off-Screen Pictures Emerge Before Embargo

Four off-screen camera phone pictures of a development build of  Kingdom Hearts III surfaced earlier this afternoon on 4Chan and were later picked up by several users on Twitter. It is public knowledge that Square Enix recently held a preview event for KHIII […]

May
14

Final Fantasy XIV Patch 4.3 Details Further Unveiled During Letter From The Producer Live

FFXIV’s next big update Patch 4.3: Under the Moonlight will be delivered to players on May 22nd it has been revealed during the latest entry in the Letter From The Producer Live live-streams. During the show with Producer / Director […]

May
08

Neptunia VIIR Is Going To Nep You All Up On PS4 / PS4 Pro Today

Idea Factory International and Compile Heart revisit Neptunia’s first 8th generation adventure, 2016’s Hyperdiemnsion Neptunia VII, with an enhanced remake, Hyperdimension Neptunia VIIR on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 4 Pro. An enhanced remake of the 2016, VIIR features a brand […]

May
03

MomoCon Announce SUDA 51, Warren Spector, Blizzard Talent As The Big Draws For 2018

Anime conventions are pretty dang fun aren’t they? I’ve been attending conventions for at least the past 15 years – both as a fun activity with friends but also in a work capacity for coverage here. Anime and gaming fans […]

May
02

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Preview PT 2: Every Beginning Has An End

This is Part 2 of my comprehensive preview of the upcoming Shadow of the Tomb Raider based upon an hour long play session and interviews at last week’s Shadow of the Tomb Raider reveal event. Square Enix USA covered my […]

May
01

Star Wars Episode 1: Racer Is Back, In GOG Form

Almost 20 years after its release, Star Wars Episode 1: Racer is back in the news thanks to a collaboration between Lucasfilm, Disney and GOG.com. GOG brought the 1999 original game into the shop and fine tuned a few things […]

Apr
30

Nintendo’s E3 2018 Plans Include Splatoon 2 World Championship, Smash Bros and More

With six weeks until the kickoff of E3 2018 Nintendo has provided an outline of what exactly fans can expect during the show. For those that can make it to Los Angeles and have the credentials (or cash) for a […]

Apr
28

Free Elder Scrolls Online Trial Returns This Weekend

Players in the online iteration of Tamriel have been able to enjoy free access to all of the bonuses of the usually subscription only Elder Scrolls Online plus service. For existing subscribers this means free “Crown Crates” which provide an […]

Apr
27

Shadow of the Tomb Raider Preview: Redefining Gameplay

This preview focusing on Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s gameplay systems and their evolution between games is part one of a two part hands-on preview. A second part focusing on the plat revealed thus far, trailer and hands-on demo gameplay […]

Apr
24

Valve Welcomes Firewatch Developer Into City-17

*Clears throat and does best G-Man impression*   “Welcome Campo Santo. You have chosen or been chosen to relocate to one of the worlds’ largest digital distribution services. Valve thought so much of your talent they’ll probably relocate your headquarters to […]

Apr
16

Community Developed Halo Online Eldewrito 0.6 Confirmed To Release This Friday

Microsoft has long since abandoned their attempts to bring Halo 3’s multiplayer experience to PC via the Russian only free to play title Halo Online. Although almost two years have passed since the game’s official closure in August of 2016, […]

Apr
16

FFXIV 4.3 Will Conclude Doma Storyline, Introduce Second Ivalice and Mobile Companion App

The next major update to Final Fantasy XIV Online: Stormblood will come out in late May Producer / Director Naoki Yoshida confirmed during a regularly held community live stream known as Letter From The Producer LIVE. Patch 4.3 brings a […]

Apr
13

Hands-On Preview: Yakuza 6: The Song of Life

Written By: Jeb Wrench “Problematic Punch Man” If ever the phrase “Problematic Fave” was to mean something, it would be to describe Sega’s Yakuza series. The acclaimed series of intense action, crimes, and large men being lumpy and glowering at […]

Apr
13

With The Next Destiny 2 Expansion Bungie Must Win Back Player Trust

We’re now six months post launch for Destiny 2 and it is quite clear that the game doesn’t have the same staying power that the original possessed. With Curse of Osiris firmly in the rearview mirror and the next expansion, […]

Apr
12

Empires of Eve: Volume II Now Live On KickStarter

Andrew Groen’s Empires of EVE: A History of the Great Wars of EVE Online – a compendium that chronicles the ever changing alliances, wars and political intrigue as told by the players involved throughout the game’s 15 year history – […]