Author: Daniel Shannon, Author at Broken Joysticks

Oct
31

Daniel’s favorite Halloween Games

In an effort to exorcise Monty, Broken Joysticks’ official demonically possessed bulldog, I’ve been continuing my Halloween tradition of replaying some of my favorite horror games. Unfortunately, my efforts have only empowered “demonty,” but I’ve gone too far to turn […]

Oct
22

INDIEGALA 10 Begins

The tenth IndieGala has started. As with previous iterations, you’ll get to pay what you want. Furthermore, you may choose how to divvy up your donation between the developers, Indie Gala, or Charities. This time the Charities are the Able […]

Oct
22

HOI3: Their Finest Hour Contest Winners Announced

The staff looked at the entries and chosen the winners of our HOI3: Their Finest Hour contest. Before handing out the prizes, we’d like to thank Monty the wargaming bulldog and Paradox Interactive for making this possible. Read on to […]

Oct
17

Hearts of Iron 3: Their Finest Hour Contest

Monty, Broken Joysticks’ official wargaming bulldog, has just secured some copies of the latest HOI 3 expansion, Their Finest Hour, to giveaway to our readers. I understand that his meticulous planning allowed him to succeed in an amphibious landing near […]

Jul
30

Indie Gala Seven Begins

Indie Gala has just launched its seventh “pay what you want” game bundle. If you purchase a copy of this bundle, you can choose how to split up your money between the developers, two charities, and Indie Gala. The charities […]

Jul
24

Quake Con 2012 Panel Schedule Released

Bethesda has just released the full list of panels and panelists that will be at Quakecon 2012. I’ll be there as well and will have an opportunity to interview some of these people and ask questions at the panels. If […]

Jul
24

Left 4 Dead 2 Patched and Cold Stream Release Date Set

While PC gamers have been able to play Left 4 Dead 2’s Cold Stream DLC content for a year now, a release date has finally been set for the Xbox 360. Cold Stream, which includes the new Cold Stream campaign […]

Jul
24

Arma 2: Combined Operations Patch Released

After Day Z came out, Arma 2: Combined Operations has sold, and this is just a rough estimate, about a bazillion copies. In fact, it always seemed to be in the top 5 best sellers of the latest Steam summer […]

Jul
19

Steam Summer Sale Deals for July 19th

Well, yesterday’s plot didn’t work out so well, and the Steam Sale marches on. I’ve been thinking about ways to stop this ravager of wallets. Perhaps I’ll start a Kickstarter project to bring an end to these deals. The basic […]

Jul
19

QuakeCon 2012 Registrations Begin

Registrations have begun for Quakecon 2012. As always the annual bring your own computer LAN party will be free to attend, though there are a few paid options, including a swag pack (featuring both an official QuakeCon 2012 and a […]

Jul
19

Rock Band Blitz Release Date Announced

Harmonix has announced the release dates for Rock Band Blitz (or as we like to call it, because it uses a controller rather than instrument peripherals, Frequency 3/Amplitude 2). It arrives on the PlayStation Network on the 28th of August […]

Jul
19

Carrier Command: Gaea Mission Teaser Trailer Released

Bohemia Interactive just released a nebulous teaser trailer for their upcoming real time strategy game/ vehicle simulator hybrid Carrier Command: Gaea Mission. As the name suggests, this is a remake of 1988’s Carrier Command. The basic gist of the game […]

Jul
19

Paradox Interactive announces its “Six Games and Rock’n’Roll Tour”

Paradox Interactive has kicked off what it dubs the “Six Games and Rock’n’Roll Tour.” The Swedish publisher and some developers will be embarking on a “coast to coast tour” of the United States, showcasing five previously announced games and one […]

Jul
19

MechWarrior Online Community Day and Centurion Mech Announced

Mechwarrior Online Developers Piranha Games have been very busy this week. First, they released a video showcasing the upcoming free-to-play game’s latest Mech, the Centurion. This medium sized Mech is sort of like the T-34 of Mechs, boasting a good […]

Jul
18

Steam Summer Sale Deals For July 18th

The Steam Summer Sale continues despite my best attempts at monkeywrenching. In fact, I used all the knowledge at my disposal. For instance, while cutting my cable company’s fiber optic lines, I made certain to cut a section of wire […]