Author: Rae Michelle Richards, Author at Broken Joysticks

Jul
16

Advance Wars Inspired ‘Tiny Metal’ Gets a Sequel

Nintendo might not have published an Advanced Wars title in 11 years but that hasn’t stopped the developers at Area 35 from picking up the flag and marching towards their objective of bringing turn based portable warfare into the modern […]

Jun
09

Final Splatfest and Major Game Update For Splatoon Is Coming

For the past two summers Squid Kids from all around the world have been able to beat the heat by partaking in Turf Wars on Switch. As we approach the second anniversary of Splatoon 2, Nintendo has announced the final […]

Jun
08

Report: Blizzard Cancels Starcraft Shooter To Focus On Overwatch Sequel

Blizzard Entertainment is notoriously secretive when it comes to their in-development projects but that didn’t stop gaming journalist sleuth Jason Schreier of Kotaku unearthing that the Anaheim based developer halted work on the yet another Starcraft shooter (RIP Ghost) to […]

Jun
07

Major Changes For Destiny 2 As Bungie Prepares To Go Free To Play

It’s been a couple months now since Bungie and Activision parted ways with the conclusion of the publishers involvement with the Destiny franchise. In a live stream held yesterday Bungie announced what the future has in store for the two […]

Jun
06

Gear Club 2 To Receive 1.4 Update and New DLC

Simulation racing title Gear Club Unlimited 2 is set to receive three band new DLC packs alongside a brand new game version update. One of these new DLC packs is completely free and features the Ford Mustang GT 2015 and […]

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 […]