Category: Microsoft Archives | Broken Joysticks

May
24

Xbox Game Pass Takes On PlayStation Now To Become The Netflix of Gaming

Microsoft has announced that Xbox Games Pass, its’ monthly subscription based games library service will launch today for Xbox Live Gold Members and will be available to the general Xbox Live population regardless of subscription status on June 1st. Xbox […]

May
17

Sonic Forces Allows Players To Make Their Own Character

SEGA announced today that they will be making every early 2000s Sonic fan’s dream come true by allowing the creation of custom characters who will fight alongside the blue blur in the upcoming Sonic Forces.  These new characters will use […]

Apr
07

New Xbox ‘Project Scorpio’ Details Revealed

The first confirmed details for Xbox’s’ next iterative console, codenamed Scoprio, since its surprise E3 2016 reveal have surfaced. As expected, the fine reporters at Digital Foundry took a trip to Redmond and got a first-hand look under the hood […]

Apr
06

Saber Interactive announces ‘NBA Playgrounds’ for PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and PC

Developed by Saber Interactive, NBA Playgrounds is a new, high-flying, arcade-style basketball game. This classic 2-on-2 action experience will be available on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Windows PC (Steam) as a digital-only release in May 2017. […]

Apr
02

Telltale debuts first Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series trailer

Telltale Games revealed the first ever trailer for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, which is set to premiere the first of five episodes on April 18th for $4.99 USD. The game will be released on PlayStation 4, […]

Mar
24

Destiny 2 Leaks Point To A Likely PC Release

It is no secret that Bungie & Activision are hard at work on a sequel to 2014’s Destiny, the loot-based shooter that launched 3 additional content heavy expansions that when combined with the base game have kept guardians busy for years. […]

Mar
22

Capcom Releases Part 1 of Resident Evil 7 Development Documentary

Get an inside look at the thought processes, early concepts and internal deliberations that took place in early 204 when Capcom Osaka decided to revitalize their long stagnant undead franchise. Featuring narration from Executive Producer Tsuyoshi Kanda and Director Masachika Kawata, this […]

Mar
17

Watch The First Hour of Mass Effect Andromeda

Set in the distance future of the year 2865, Mass Effect Andromeda tells the tale of Ryder – a member of the Andromeda Initiative. Taking place chronologically after the original trilogy of games, Andromeda’s narrative focuses on an ARK vessel […]

Mar
12

GDC17: Indies Rule the House at Microsoft’s ID@Xbox Event

Article Written By: Tori Dominowski The Game Developers’ Conference lets independent game makers to show off their projects in a professional setting, while giving platform holders and publishers the chance to show off their lineup to budding talent. Amongst the […]

Mar
10

New Sonic Mania Gameplay Trailer Shows Bosses & New Mechanics

SEGA has released a brand new gameplay trailer for the upcoming retro inspired Sonic Mania, showcasing the first footage of Green Hill Zone Act 2 as well as our first look at the “Heavy Gunner’ boss from Holywood Act 1. […]

Mar
09

Middle Earth: Shadow of War Gets 16 Minute Gameplay Trailer

Warner Bros Interactive released a 16-minute video showcasing a vertical slice of the upcoming Middle Earth: Shadow of War. In this demonstration we get a look at the enhanced nemesis system, the use of spies, rideable mounts and so much […]

Jan
25

Xbox One’s Snap Mode Is No More

Microsoft’s Xbox One console will lose its once touted Snap feature in the next major dashboard update in order to streamline performance. Snap allowed users to use a minimalized version of apps such as a live television guide while watching TV, bring […]

Jan
21

Tom Clancy’s The Division 1.6 Patch Notes Released Ahead of New Expansion

The streets of the desolated New York City in Tom Clancy’s The Division seemed barren for months until this falls 1.4 patch which saw thousands of agents descend into the chaos filled streets once more thanks to a number of positive […]

Jan
12

Lego City Undercover Spies On Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, PS4 and PC This Spring

Warner Bros Interactive is assigning their veteran LEGO cop Chase McCain to another adventure through LEGO City with the current generation re-release of 2013’s previously Wii U exclusive LEGO City Undercover. LEGO City Undercover is an open world city exploration titles that allows […]

Jan
09

Toby: The Secret Mine opens up January 19th

Toby: The Secret Mine from Headup Games is coming to the Wii U eShop on January 19th. The game will then be released on Xbox One January 20th. In Toby: The Secret Mine, a peaceful way of life in a […]