Author: Rae Michelle Richards, Author at Broken Joysticks

May
02

Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward Free Until Launch of Shadowbringers

FFXIV’s first expansion Heavensward was released back in 2015 but if you haven’t experienced the story of the city state of Ishgard, the Dragonsong War and a Warrior of Light on the run then now you can by claiming a […]

Mar
29

Review: Croixleur Sigma On Nintendo Switch

Croixleur Sigma is a fast paced wave based beat’em up originally developed by Souvnir Cir and it now finds its way onto Nintendo Switch with a digital release on the E-Shop thanks to publisher Active Game Media. Having previously played […]

Mar
23

Final Fantasy XIV: Shadowbringers Confirmed To Be a World Hopping Adventure

Last night Final Fantasy XIV: Online Producer & Director Naoki Yoshida took to the main stage in front of 15,000 in-person attendees and the world via livestream to reveal even more information about the MMO’s third expansion, Shadowbringers. Confirmed during […]

Jan
24

Blazblue Cross Tag Battle On Nintendo Switch Is Basically Dead, Will New DLC Revive it?

Last year brought a number of brand new indie and AAA fighting games to fruition. Alongside big names like Final Fantasy Dissidia NT entering the console arena for the first time and Soul Calibur VI teaming up with Square Enix, […]

Dec
18

Fortnite Brings Back Popular LTMS With ‘The 14 Days of Fortnite’

14 Days of Fortnite Epic Games will be rotating classic, brand new and fan favorite Limited Time Modes in both the individual and team varieties every 48 and 24 hours respectively from December 19th until Jan 1st. We don’t exactly […]

Dec
07

Check Out The First Hour of Super Smash Bros Ultimate’s World of Light

Today is the release of Super Smash Bros Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch! The last major release from Nintendo for the year crams in every playable character from previous entries of Smash, a roster of new challengers like Simon Belmont (Castlevania), […]

Nov
28

SEGA Does What Nintenwon’t With SEGA Genesis Classics

The rivalry between Nintendo and SEGA that was forged in the crucible of 90s  video game marketing has been so exhaustively covered that there are multiple books about the subject (personally I’m partial to “How Nintendo Conquered America” and “Service […]

Nov
19

Everything Talked About During The Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest Q & A

Over the weekend Square Enix held the biennial Final Fantasy XIV Fan Fest in Las Vegas. Expectations were high, and honestly it feels like Naoki Yoshida and co delivered with the debut trailer for the game’s latest expansion ShadowBringers. On […]

Nov
08

Flashy 2.5D Arcade Shooter Asterbreed Now Available On Nintendo Switch

“Another 2D arcade shooter on Nintendo Switch?” you may be asking, hypothetical reader, but wait a second before closing the red X in the corner of your web browser. It’s true that there is no shortage of budget, classic and premium […]

Nov
02

Blizzard’s Action RPG Series Comes To Mobile With Diablo Immortal

What Is It? Diablo Immortal is the first entry in Blizzard’s two decades old ARPG franchise to be developed specifically for mobile phones. Revealed during the Blizzcon 2018 opening ceremonies, Diablo Immortal is promising to be the full dungeon crawling experience that players […]

Oct
25

Cities Skylines: Nintendo Switch Edition | Review

The city management genre has long been a favorite of mine – able to consume a vast number of hours with ease. I’m no stranger to Paradox Interactive’s Cities: Skylines series either – having reviewed the base game back in […]

Oct
19

The Original Valkyria Chronicles Available On Nintendo Switch

SEGA’s classic mix of Real Time Strategy, Visual Novel Storytelling and watercolor inspired aesthetics – Valkyria Chronicles – is now available digitally on the Nintendo E-Shop for Switch. It’s hard to believe that the original tale of Squad 7 was […]

Oct
17

5 of the 10 Free Games Coming To The SNK 40th Anniversary Collection

SNK will bring a collection of their older games in one package to the Nintendo Switch in order to celebrate the company’s 40th anniversary. Despite SNK being best known for classic fighting game franchises like FATAL FURY and The King […]

Oct
16

Fortnite Version 6.1 Brings New Two Person Vehicle, BR Tournaments and Beta STW Improvements

The latest version update for Fortnite is here and with it comes a whole pile of new content for both Save The World and Battle Royale players alike. With this patch a brand new major features rolls out for Battle […]

Oct
11

GRIP: Combat Racing Collector’s Edition Detailed

Developer Caged Element revealed that the upcoming console release of their futuristic racing title, GRIP: Combat Racing will be available in a limited physical Collector’s Edition exclusively though GAMESTOP in the United States. After inquiring with their public relations people […]