Author: Rae Michelle Richards, Author at Broken Joysticks

Jan
19

NIS America Delays YS VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA on PC Due To Technical Issues

Nippon Ichi Software America has decided to delay the PC release of action RPG YS VIII: Lacrimosa of DANA until an indeterminate date while they work the specific game-engine bugs that are hampering performance.  In particular, testers reported during the […]

Jan
18

No Date For NA Arena of Valor Switch Beta Test, Transfer of Mobile Progress Possible

Popular mobile Multiplayer Online Battle Arena Arena of Valor was originally set to make its debut on the Nintendo Switch in North America last month, needless to say the scheduled beta Christmas time beta test never materialized.  Outlet Comicbook.com got […]

Jan
16

Dissidia: Final Fantasy Opera Omnia Brings FF Action To Mobile Phones

PlayStation 4 isn’t the only place where Final Fantasy characters from across the mainline series will do battle against one another. It turns out that Cloud, Sephiroth, Y’Sthola, Steiner and dozens of other FF mainstays will be making their way to mobile […]

Jan
16

Final Fantasy XV’s System Requirements Aren’t For The Faint of Heart

Final Fantasy XV is finally about to hit Windows PC this March after nearly a year and a half of PlayStation exclusivity. If you’re wondering about how finely tuned your gaming rig will have to be to render Noctis. Prompto, […]

Jan
14

Check Out 70 Brand New Dissidia Final Fantasy NT Screenshots

The Dissidia Final Fantasy NT beta is in full swing on the PlayStation Network right now and I’ve been playing it extensively. Below are over 70 screenshots that I took over this past weekend and I hope everyone enjoys them. There’s a […]

Jan
12

DISSIDIA: Final Fantasy NT Open Beta Buster Swords On To PSN Today

Warm up your PlayStation hard drives and your prep your reflexes because upcoming fighting title DISSIDIA: Final Fantasy NT has an open beta taking place across the next week. Featuring characters, stages, summons and costumes from the mainline Final Fantasy titles, the latest DISSIDIA title […]

Jan
11

ESO Plus Free For All This Weekend, Extra Bonuses For Subscribers

Zenimax Online’s subscription service ESO Plus for The Elder Scrolls Online is free until next Monday for everyone. Non-subscribed players can once again enjoy access to all of the existing DLC (minus Morrowind but it does include the recently released Clockwork City) for free for the next 72+ hours. As […]

Jan
11

Final Fantasy XII Coming To Steam This Feb

The world of Ivalice is making the jump to Windows PC on February 1st with the release of  Final Fantasy 12.  Join Princess Ashe, Vaan, Basch, Fran and others as the tale of the Rozzaria’s invasion of Dalmasca unfolds. Together they’ll have to band together to liberate their homeland, in […]

Jan
11

Dragon Quest Builders Gets a Playable Demo On Nintendo Switch

Square Enix has released a limited demo version of their upcoming Nintendo Switch port of Dragon Quest Builders. If the demo is anything like the original PlayStation 4 demo, it will allow players to experience around two hours of the main […]

Jan
10

Throwback World War II FPS Battalion 1944 Announces Beta

Indie developer Bulkhead Interactive confirmed that their ambitious WW2 shooter, Battalion 1944 will enter exclusive closed beta from January 19th thru the 22nd. Players who pre-purchased from the Humble Bundle Store or backed the game on Kickstarter will get guaranteed […]

Jan
08

Goku Black Joins The Roster of Dragon Ball FighterZ

The latest fighter to join the upcoming brawler Dragon Ball Fighter Z is none other than a permutation of Goku, the rose form of Dragon Ball Super’s Goku Black.  Namco released a brief trailer showing Goku Black using various Ki energy blade techniques including an energy scythe and an energy sword. […]

Jan
08

Nintendo Launching Nindies New Years Sale On Switch

Nintendo is going to be highlighting 9 specific indie tiles with this week’s discounts on the Switch e-shop. If you’ve waited for a discount on Death Squared, GoNNER, Graceful Explosion Machines, INVERSUS, Lovers In A Dangerous Space Time, Severed, Thimbleweed Park or Thumper, you […]

Jan
05

Finalists Announced For The 2018 Game Developers Choice Awards

Some big AAA games share the spotlight with some of 2017’s indie darlings in the list of finalists for the upcoming 2018 Game Developer Choice Awards.  Split across 10 different categories including Best Narrative, Innovation , Best Audio and of […]

Jan
04

Best Games We Played 2017 Runner-Up: Destiny 2

Destiny 2 was one of the most hyped games of this past fall, and with the amount of online advertisements and cross promotion it was must have been hard to not get caught up in the waves of hype (I […]

Dec
29

The Best Games We Played 2017: Night In The Woods

2017 is coming to a close and that means it is time for our contributors, editors and staff to look back on the best games that they played over the past twelve months. Whether that game was on the brand […]