Author: Tamsin Heineman, Author at Broken Joysticks

Sep
22

Blizzard to Drop Battle.net Branding

Today a news post on the World of Warcraft home page details their plans to discontinue the Battle.Net branding. Blizzard plans to phase out the use of Battle.Net in favor of the Blizzard moniker. Instead of “Battle.Net Voice” for example, it […]

Aug
26

World of Warcraft: Legion Pre-Launch Patch Impressions Part II

So a couple weeks ago I published a story outlining all to be had at the time for the Legion Pre-Launch content. Since then I’ve found a few things I’ve missed, a few things I’ve learned, and what to do […]

Aug
26

2K Releases Bioshock The Collection Comparison Trailer Featuring Gameplay

2K Games released a cool comparison trailer showing the visual differences between the new remastered editions of Bioshock 1 and 2 vs. the old releases. The trailer shows off a bevy of graphical improvements of which there are too many to […]

Aug
17

First Content Patch for Legion Revealed at Gamescom

During Gamescom earlier today Blizzard launched their Legion Cafe which is styled after the Demon Hunter class hall, the Fel Hammer. You can check out tons of photos on the Official World of Warcraft Facebook page. During the events they […]

Aug
15

World of Warcraft: Legion Pre-Launch Patch Impressions

Earlier this week Blizzard Entertainment released a Pre-Launch patch to prepare its players for the imminent launch of their newest expansion World of Warcraft: Legion. Since then I’ve had a bit of time to check out the content they’ve rolled […]

Mar
07

Microsoft cancels Fable Legends and proposes closing Lionhead Studios

Microsoft dropped a bomb today when they announced that one of their more ambitious studios is proposed to be closed in the near future. Lionhead studios, made popular by the Fable and Black & White series has been working on their next […]

Feb
16

Fallout 4 DLC detailed!

  Bethesda revealed today on their official site details on the upcoming expansion packs for Fallout 4.  The first DLC, titled “Automatron” arriving at $9.99 USD offers a new story line and the ability to build and repair your own robotic […]

Dec
30

IndieDB 2015 Indie of the Year Awards!

IndieDB has just released the list of their top ten independent studio games of 2015 and the winners are just plain outstanding. First Place – Space Engineers – Keen Software House – Early Access Oct 22, 2013 This years winner is […]

Dec
28

Chris Wrynn, Senior Development Director “moving on from BioWare and Mass Effect: Andromeda”

Chris Wrynn, Senior Development Director of Mass Effect:Andromeda announced today through a series of tweets that he will be moving on from Bioware and returning to the USA. It’s kind of a shock due to how long he’s been on the […]

Dec
22

All Chucklefish Games are on sale!

Chucklefish, the creators of the hit game Starbound have a sale on the following games through the holidays. Starbound – Save 33% – Steam Wanderlust Adventures – Save 34% – Steam Risk of Rain – Save 50% – Steam Interstellaria – […]

Nov
20

Fallout 4: Bethesda to Release 1st Patch for Game to PC, (and later Xbox One and Playstation 4)

Seems by next week we’ll have our first (much needed) patch for Fallout 4 from Bethesda, which is coming to PC first followed later by Xbox One and Playstation 4 releases. Our process for updating the game will include releasing […]

Nov
12

Fallout 4 Configuration Tool by Bilago

One of the biggest complaints with Fallout 4, perhaps the only complaint, is the poor optimization for PC. Well the good news is an audacious and well known modder named “Bilago” has released a configuration tool to help things run better […]

Nov
12

Super Smash Bros. U – Cloud storms into battle!

Some astounding news on the Smash Bros front today. In one heck of an unexpected move, Cloud from Final Fantasy VII has been added to their ever expanding roster!’

Nov
07

Fallout Deals and more! BrokenDeals for 11/7/2015

Check out these awesome deals for Fallout 4, Star Wars: Battlefront, Call of Duty Black Ops III and more and save your wallet from the pain. Fallout 4 –  Fallout 4 PC Steam @GreenManGaming.com $48 ($60 list price) after coupon code: […]

Nov
07

World of Warcraft: Legion – Game Systems Panel

Article By: Tamsin Skye Heineman Blizzard revealed some bombshell news today for World of Warcraft: Legion during their panel at Blizzcon. Changes include items, classes, professions, and a full cosmetic unlock system. They’re even adding an option to hide your shoulder […]