Author: Rae Michelle Richards, Author at Broken Joysticks

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 […]

Oct
09

Gear.Club Unlimited 2 Unveils Full Car Roster

Developer Eden Games has now confirmed that 22 real world manufacturers will be bringing 51 playable cars to this arcade racing sequel on Nintendo Switch.  Improvements over last years game include 3000+ kilometers of derivable terrain spread across over 250 […]

Sep
25

Five More Final Fantasy Games We’d Like To See On Switch

With Final Fantasy is making the jump to Nintendo Switch throughout the next year there are still many more tales that would be an absolute delight to have on the go on Nintendo Switch. The lack of Final Fantasy 8 […]

Sep
15

Cities: Skylines Now Available On Nintendo Switch

Paradox Interactive’s critically acclaimed city building game Cities: Skylines might be available on almost every platform (PS4, Xbox One, PC) but Nintendo’s console/portable hybrid has been devoid of the city building/management genre for the past year and a half.  All […]

Sep
14

Isabelle Pencils In Time To Join Super Smash Bros Ultimate

Surprise! The fan favorite mayoral assistant, Isabelle, from the Animal Crossing franchise is joining Nintendo’s upcoming Super Smash Bros Ulitmate. Her reveal footage actually starts off like an actual Animal Crossing game – misdirecting fans to think that they were […]

Sep
10

Tales of Vesperia Definitive Edition Misses 2018, Coming In January

If you’re a “Tales of” fan like myself you’re probably really looking forward to the upcoming HD Remaster, Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition. Bandai Namco never officially gave ToV: Definitive Edition a solid release date in the west when it […]

Sep
06

Fortnite: BR’s New ‘The Getaway’ LTM – Less Like a Heist, More Like Pure Chaos

For a battle royale game that regularly has modes that cranks up the ‘ridiculous meter’ to 11 with situations where players can soar through the sky with ease or use nothing but explosives and jetpacks   – what’s the easiest […]

Aug
22

Epic Continues Fortnite Tournament Series With Open Event At PAX West Next Weekend

Thought officially sanctioned tournaments for Fortnite Battle Royale were just invite events for well known streamers and top level players? Epic Games will be holding an open registration tournament for Battle Royale at the Penny Arcade Expo in Seattle, Washington […]

Aug
22

Ubisoft’s For Honor Is Free To Keep On Steam This Weekend

Did you miss out on Ubisoft’s multiplayer only fighting game For Honor when it released back in 2017? Forget to claim (or not want to claim) the game for free when it was given out on U-Play during E3? Now […]