Category: PC Archives | Broken Joysticks

Nov
16

EA Turns off Real Money Purchases In Battlefront II Ahead of Launch

Electronic Arts has turned off real money purchases of the premium currency “crystals” within Star Wars: Battlefront II which launches in just a couple of hours time. Their brief statement outlines that the game is built upon player feedback and that […]

Nov
15

Injustice 2 Ultimate Edition Comes To Steam

Nether Realm Studio’s second DC superhero brawler Injustice 2 comes to Windows PC with the release of Injustice 2: Ultimate Edition on Steam.    Featuring a roster of 28 heroes in the base version of Injustice with new faces like Blue Beetle, Atom and Starfire joining the […]

Nov
15

Affordable “Creator Edition” of Game Maker Studio 2 Now Available For $39 USD

Development software provider Yo-Yo Games has released a more cost-effective version of their latest game creation software titled Game Maker Studio 2: Creator Edition.  GMS2 (and by extension GMS2: CE) offers amateur and professional game developers an integrated development environment that supports both prebuilt functions that can handle common tasks like […]

Nov
12

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Multiplayer | Review

A Word Regarding Review Copies: Electronic Arts acknowledged Broken Joysticks’ request for a review copy of Star Wars: Battlefront II but did not provide the site with a review code in time for publication. This review is based on several hours of play time with […]

Nov
09

Microtransactions Outpacing Game Sales Sets a Worrying Precedent

You might have already heard the news yesterday: Ubisoft mentioned on their Investor’s Call that “Player Recurring Investments” (read: microtransactions) have outpaced the sale of full price and discounted digital copies of their games for the first time ever. In terms […]

Nov
04

Meet The Latest Hero For Overwatch: Moira

The latest ‘Hero’ to join the ranks of Overwatch’s roster is the Tallon geneticist Moira. Clad in purples and blacks this support hero uses her scientific knowledge to heal her allies and damage her foes, sometimes simultaneously. Needless to say, her reveal came as a complete […]

Nov
04

Starcraft II Is Going Free To Play Later This Month

Starcraft II’s Wings of Liberty Campaign will be available in its entirety for free alongside the complete unranked & AI multiplayer suites Blizzard announced today during their Blizzcon keynote. Later this month a major patch will be released for SCII that […]

Nov
04

Scream “NERF THIS” At Your Opponents With This Official Overwatch Headset

The stylistic headgear worn by Blizzard’s fictional pro Starcraft player, D.VA , can soon be yours with the announcement of a line of officially licensed peripherals based around everyone’s favorite gremlin.   Razer will be releasing Razer Meka Headset, styled after the iconic headgear and color scheme that […]

Nov
03

Destiny 2 Update 1.06 Now Live On All Platforms

The latest patch for Destiny 2, bringing the game up to version 1.06 is now live across all platforms – PS4, Xbox One and PC. One of the big changes included in this update is an increase in a number […]

Nov
03

EA May Discount Battlefront II When The Last Jedi Releases In December

Star Wars Battlefront II isn’t out for another two weeks but thanks to a quote from Blake J. Jorgenson ( E.VP and Chief Financial Officer at Electronic Artes) during a recent inventors call, we now know that the publisher may offer some form of discount to tie into […]

Nov
01

World of Final Fantasy Coming To Steam This November

Chibi versions of some of our favorite  Final Fantasy characters will migrate onto a brand new platform, Windows PC, with the re-release of World of Final Fantasy on Steam later this month.  Exploring the world of Grymoire as twins Reynn & Lann as they aim to capture classic FF monsters […]

Oct
30

Wolfenstein II & Super Mario Odyssey Debut Atop UK Charts

Nintendo’s first big Mario title for the Switch, Super Mario Odyssey debuted near the top of the UK sales charts this week two spots ahead of Bethesda’s Nazi slaying Wolfenstein sequel, The New Colossus. Ubisoft’s (chronically) first title in the Assassin’s Creed franchise, Assassin’s Creed Origins also debuted last week […]

Oct
30

Fortnite (PVE) | Early Access Review

First marketed as a unique crossover between Minecraft’s base building & resource collection and Gears of War’s Horde Mode, Fortnite has been in the news recently for the success (and controversy) of its Free 2 Play Battle Royale mode. After […]

Oct
27

Razer Announces Two New Budget Chroma Keyboards

Hardware manufacturer Razer has announced two brand new budget keyboards that support the company’s propriety Chroma RGB light-up technology at a lower price point than their premium Razer Blackwidow Chroma or Razer Ornata Chroma lines.  First up is the Razer Cynosa Chroma keyboard which offers access to the individual key light-up technology, spill-resistant design, and Razer Synapsis compatibility that its pricier siblings offer. The Cynosa’s more feature rich sibling […]

Oct
26

Fortnite Adds Battle Royale Cosmetics, Haunted Castle & More In Halloween Update

Epic Game’s Fortnite isn’t one to be left out on the Holiday festivities. With just 5 days to go until All Hollow’s Eve, this large & spooky update is ready to scare up some fun for both Battle Royale players and those of us […]