Daniel Shannon

New World of Warplanes Dev Diary Released

Wargaming.net has released the fourth developer’s diary for their upcoming free-to-play aerial combat game World of Warplanes. This diary focuses on the game’s control schemes: keyboard, keyboard and mouse, gamepad, and joystick. The developers promise that while “every control option comes with its own unique style and feel,” none will “grant you any in-combat advantage.” Certainly, an individual’s skill will play a great role, but we here at Broken Joysticks, after rigorous and totally unbiased testing, have...

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Legends of Pegasus X’or Race Trailer Released

Kalypso released a new trailer for their upcoming 4X strategy game Legends of Pegasus. This trailer showcases the X’or faction, an isolationist race of sentient machines. While the trailer focuses mostly on story, there is a little bit of gameplay footage thrown in, as well as the interesting tidbit that the X’or can colonize planets that would be totally inhospitable to other races. Long live the glorious empire of emotionless machines doing science on dead asteroids and...

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Steam Summer Sale Deals For July 17th

I had hoped that, by not talking about the Steam Summer Sale for a few days, it’d go away. Alas, Rae wrote about it and the curse continues. Will my wallet ever be safe from Valve’s villainous deals? Will any of us ever truly be safe? You may read today’s deals after the jump.

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Steam Summer Sale Deals for July 14th

As I feared, the Steam summer sale has continued, and it shows no signs of abating before the 22nd. I tried to fight it, but I eventually gave into the temptation and bought some games. My friend better enjoy Space Marine, because that’s one submarine sandwich that I’ll never be able to eat. You can see today’s daily deals below.

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Steam Summer Sale Deals for July 13th

Shortly after 10 AM Pacific Daylight Time, the Steam Summer Sale of 2012 began its second day. The carnage is unspeakable, as Valve continues to ravage the wallets of countless PC gamers. I was even suckered into partaking in one of these so-called deals. For the sake of my discretionary spending, I can only pray that the sale doesn’t start back up again at around 10 AM PDT tomorrow. That being said, we’ve posted today’s daily deals...

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Steam Summer Sale Begins

It was bound to happen sooner or later. The Steam Summer Sale has officially started. Are you ready to throw money at GabeN? There are a few changes from the last couple of sales. First off, there are no achievement hunts or contests. These have been replaced by “Flash Sales” and “Community Choice” deals. Flash sales last for less than a day (for instance Deus Ex Human Revolution is on sale for $7.50 for the next four...

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Serious Sam 3: Jewel of the Nile Announced

Croteam and Devolver Digital have announced Serious Sam 3: Jewel of the Nile. This expansion pack for Serious Sam 3: BFE is set for a PC release in October. Croteam’s Davor Hunski claims that the expansion “tells more of Sam’s story and cranks up the insanity.” Having played through some of it, I’m surprised to learn that Serious Sam 3 had a story (other than “go kill these monsters”). According to the press release, the expansion will...

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Act Fast if you’d like a cheap copy of Legend of Grimrock

If you are interested in picking up a cheap copy of the newfangled dungeon crawler Legend of Grimrock, then you should head on over to Good Old Games. You can pick it up on sale for $7.49 USD until July 11 at 5:59 AM EDT. That’s a pretty good deal for a critically acclaimed game that just came out in April. Unfortunately, you’ll have to act with extreme alacrity if you want to get in on this....

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Panzer Corps’ First Standalone Expansion Inbound

Slitherine and Matrix Games have announced the first standalone expansion for their turn-based wargame Panzer Corps, entitled Panzer Corps: Afrika Corps. As the name suggests, this expansion will put you in control of Field Marshal Erwin Rommel’s Deutsches Afrikakorps as you attempt to push Britain out of the Middle East. Particularly successful players will even have an opportunity to advance into British India. Grognards will get a chance to outshine the Desert Fox once the expansion is released...

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Killing Floor Summer Sideshow Event Begins

The second annual Killing Floor Summer Sideshow event has just begun. As with other seasonal events, the sideshow changes up Killing Floor’s usual menagerie of misanthropic mutants. Instead of facing off against angry, generally nude, specimens, Killing Floor owners will be facing angry specimens with freak show skins. The free update also includes some new achievements, another chance to unlock the Steampunk Mr. Foster skin, the new “Hellride” map, and 5 new weapons that were originally part...

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Divine Divinity Released on Steam

Divine Divinity, Larian Studios’ decade old action role-playing game, has just been released on Steam. The re-mastered version of this critically acclaimed nonlinear hack and slash fest retails for $5.99. This RPG was number 73 on the list of the top 100 PC games of all time published in the March edition of PC Gamer. You can read what then managing editor Chris Comiskey said about it in the magazine after the jump.

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Second Free DLC Released for Wargame: European Escalation

Eugen Systems released additional free downloadable content for Wargame: European Escalation today. The “Conquest” DLC adds a new mode (which also goes by the moniker “conquest”). This mode, playable against the AI or other people, is based around seizing and maintaining control of victory sectors on the map rather than annihilating the enemy’s forces. It also comes with 7 new maps (bringing the total number of maps to around 27). To commemorate the new DLC, Wargame is...

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Ship Simulator Extremes Collection and New Magicka DLC Released

Paradox Interactive has announced the release of two titles today. The first is the Ship Simulator Extremes Collection which includes the base game and all of its 6 DLCs.  This collection will allow land lubbers to be the skipper on ships ranging from puny dingies to gargantuan cargo vessels. The press release promises hundreds of hours of gameplay and several real world ports, hopefully most of those promised hours won’t involve being stuck in St. Paul Island‘s...

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Doom 3 BFG Edition Release Date Announced

Bethesda Softworks has announced the details of Doom 3 BFG Edition’s release date. This re-mastered version of Doom 3 (which includes the Resurrection of Evil expansion, 7 new levels, as well as Doom and Doom 2) is, if all goes according to the Spider Mastermind’s plan, coming to North America on October 16. Europe will have to wait an extra three days. Most of the press release focuses on the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 version. For...

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