Category: Reviews Archives | Broken Joysticks

Sep
25

Destiny 2 | Review

Version Reviewed: PlayStation 4 Three years after the release of the original Destiny Bungie sends us into a far future version of our own solar system with the release of Destiny 2 on Xbox One and PS4. While the development of the original Destiny has become somewhat of a cautionary tale about […]

Sep
19

Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle | Review

When Ubisoft and Nintendo decided they wanted to join forces to create a mashup of two great franchises, both had some great characters to chose from. The most obvious choice of franchise from Ubisoft would have to be the Rayman […]

Sep
01

Tekken Mobile | Review

Bandai Namco isn’t exactly known for adapting the Tekken franchise for mobile devices. Over the past decade or so there have been two serious efforts: Tekken 6 on the PSP in 2006 and Tekken 3D on the Nintendo 3DS in […]

Aug
30

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice | Review

Hellblade: Senua’s Sacrifice has made quite the splash in the gaming scene as of recently. It is the indie game with the AAA quality looking to make a point to publishers, that it can be done without the AAA publishers […]

Aug
30

Yakuza Kiwami | Review

Game Reviewed By: John Bridgman “Kiwami means extreme!” the tutorial explains, and that’s a good way, to sum up Yakuza Kiwami, the remake of Sega’s first entry in its open-world Yakuza series. It keeps the series’ proud tradition of bombastic martial […]

Aug
18

Miitopia | Review

Since the beginning of story telling, tales have been told about brave warriors combating and defeating the forces of evil. From Greek myths to comic book heroes, the concept of heroes banding together has been done in many different ways, […]

Aug
07

Hey! Pikmin | REVIEW

I’ve never really played Pikmin before. While I’ve played the Pikmin level from Nintendoland and I have played the demo for Pikmin 3 on the Wii U, I haven’t sat down and started up a game of Pikmin from the […]

Aug
02

Ever Oasis | Review

New from developer Grezzo and published by Nintendo, Ever Oasis joins the 3DS library to answer the age old question “what happens if you combine Monster Hunter with Animal Crossing?”. While this may not be a question players may not […]

Jul
28

The Final Station | REVIEW

The Final Station is the base game coming to you from development team Do Our Best games and publishers Tinybuild Games . This game is quickly gaining fans and it is easy to see why; with a story that is […]

Jul
18

Astervoid 2000 | Review

Guest Review By: Azzuen O’Connor Astervoid 2000 is a totally awesome and difficult throwback to the old days of arcade cabinet multiplayer space shoot em ups. It wouldn’t be unfair if your mind went straight to Bizarre Creations (RIP) 2005 smash […]

Jul
17

ARMS | REVIEW

Out of the games shown prior to the launch of Nintendo’s new Switch console, Arms stood out as one that really surprised me. The controls were a lot more stable than things like the old Wii Sports boxing that came […]

Jun
26

Sniper Ghost Warrior 3 | Review

I am not the biggest expert in first person shooter games, even tactical shooters, especially ones that are in a realistic setting. I do not play Call of Duty regularly, EA’s Battlefield or other games of the like, so when I […]

Jun
05

The Elder Scrolls Online: Tamriel Unlimited | Review

The Elder Scrolls series has always provided players with more content than your average roleplaying game, let alone other open world titles. Some players swear by them as the pinnacle of immersive interactive entertainment and when Zenimax Online Studios brought […]

Jun
02

Injustice 2 | REVIEW

The original Injustice was a fresh idea based around the expanded mechanics of the Mortal Kombat franchise. Adding things such as environmental objects in the background to interact with and scene transitions you could knock your opponent into for extra […]

Jun
02

“Gamers Are Revolting” – Hover: Revolt of Gamers | Review

So Hover: Revolt of Gamers is a game Kickstarted in 2014 (remember this) inspired by Jet Set Radio and Mirror’s Edge. While I have zero experience playing the evergreen classic of JSR, I have a lot of respect for the […]