Category: Microsoft Archives | Broken Joysticks

Sep
19

Overwatch’s Junkertown Map Now Live Along With D.VA & Mercy Changes

Today is a big day for Overwatch fans as the mid-September patch bringing additional damage to the Starcraft playing D.VA, a major rework for the German doctor Mercy and our first playable glimpse of post-apocalyptic Australia with the Junkertown map.  Junkertown  We previously covered this brand-new escort map which introduced us […]

Sep
17

Battleborn Reaches The End of Its Life

Gearbox Software’s FPS / MOBA mash-up Battleborn will see its final update released later this fall and while the servers will remain online “for the foreseeable future” the game will not receive any new content or patches.  Pretty sad for a game […]

Sep
14

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider Launch Trailer Released

Dishonored: Death of the Outsider is out on Windows PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. This standalone sequel to last year’s Dishonored II also provides Billie Lurk with the starring role as the playable protagonist for this entry in the Dishonored franchise.  Billie does not have […]

Sep
12

100 Person Elimination Added To Fornite In Upcoming Battle Royale Update

The battle royale formula should be pretty familiar to anyone who has watched/played popular games like Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, H1Z1 or even the most recent Grand Theft Auto V online expansion. 100 players parachute down onto a small section of the map and must scavenge for supplies and be the […]

Sep
05

Destiny 2 Goes Live Tonight At Midnight

Hot off the heels of the Windows PC beta for Destiny 2, Activision & Bungie are set to flip the switches on the game’s servers at midnight tonight for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. Over three years in the making […]

Aug
26

First Major Update For Halo Online In Years– ElDewrito 0.60 – Due Out For Halo 3’s 10th Anniversary

Microsoft may have no public plans to mark the upcoming 10th anniversary of Halo 3 on the Xbox 360 but that hasn’t stopped a group of dedicated fans from working on a project that Microsoft themselves abandoned. For the first time in several years, the […]

Aug
22

Four New State of Decay 2 Screenshots Released At GamesCom 2017

Microsoft alongside State of Decay 2 developer Undead Labs released four new screenshots and a brand new trailer for the 2018 survival title at GamesCom in Cologne, Germany. State of Decay 2 is, of course, a direct sequel to the […]

Aug
21

Junkertown Animated Short & Trailer Showcases Overwatch’s Latest Map

The Australian crime duo of Roadhog and Junkrat star in a hilarious animated short designed to promote the upcoming map, Junkertown. A mix between the stylish post-apocalyptic aesthetic of Mad max and the comedic  tomfoolery of a character like Junkrat, […]

Aug
16

Mental Health Charity Take This Partners With Publisher Wired Productions for PAX West AFK Room

Having a safe and quiet space to cool down, de-stress and collect your thoughts while attending a convention packed shoulder to shoulder with other enthusiastic fans is super important.  This is the premise behind mental health non-profit charity Take This’ […]

Aug
11

Overwatch Getting FFA Deathmatch and Team Deathmatch In Next Patch

Heroes will clash against each other with no payload to escort in Overwatch’s upcoming Deathmatch mode which will be introduced in a new patch after the Summer Games conclude on August 28th. Unlike the death match-like Skrimish Mode, the official […]

Aug
08

Sonic Mania launches on August 15th

The Ultimate Celebration of Past and Future is nearly here as Sonic goes back to his retro roots. Experience the ultimate celebration of past and future in Sonic Mania, an all-new 2D Sonic adventure running at a crisp 60FPS with […]

Aug
07

Levar Burton Returns As Gordi La Forge In Star Trek Online: Beyond The Nexus

The chief engineer of the Enterprise D himself, Gordi La Forge, will return to the world of Star Trek – complete with voice work performed by Levar Burton- in the 14th season of Perfect World Entertainment’s Star Trek Online. Players […]

Aug
01

Resident Evil Revelations comes to PlayStation 4 and Xbox One August 29, Late 2017 on Nintendo Switch

Now updated for current generation consoles, acclaimed survival horror title Resident Evil Revelations is making its way to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch in 2017. The game features longtime veterans Jill Valentine and Chris Redfield as they […]

Jul
27

Doomfist Arrives On Live Servers With New Overwatch Patch!

Overwatch’s 25th hero, Doomfist, has finished his testing phase on the PTR and is now live on the PC and console versions of the game. Alongside the release of Doomfist – who has been adjusted considerably since his initial reveal […]

Jul
22

A Look At The Development of Overwatch’s Doomfist

The next hero to join Overwatch, the much hyped Doomfist, will be making his way onto the live servers this coming Thursday, July 27th. Ahead of his debut in the live version of the game Blizzard hosted a panel yesterday […]