Category: Reviews Archives | Broken Joysticks

Jul
09

Detroit: Become Human | Review

David Cage is a name that doesn’t sit will with many Players, especially after allegations of a toxic work environment and workplace harassment that has occurred at Quantic Dream. To say his games are for a particular niche is an […]

Jul
02

Blazblue: Cross Tag Battle | Review (Nintendo Switch)

ARC Systemwork’s latest multiplatform fighting game is a dream matchup more than half a decade in the making as the cast of ARC’s Blazblue square off against the protagonists of Persona 4: Ultimax. Joining the fray as well are several […]

Jun
19

Monster Prom (PC) | Review

Ah, prom; its a time for excitement, a time for bonding with your fellow classmates and a time for anxiety. This can be especially true if you happen to be a monster! What is a monster to do about finding […]

Jun
08

Wizard of Legend (Nintendo Switch) | Review

When I first saw images of Wizard of Legend, I will be completely honest and say I rolled my eyes and groaned a bit. To me it seemed like yet another indie game using pixel art to try and cash […]

May
30

Ni No Kuni II: Revenant Kingdom | Review

In 2011, developer Level- 5 along with Studio Ghibli created something beautiful and unique; it was the game Ni No Kuni. With all the charm of a Studio Ghibli film and a unique gameplay, it was no wonder why a […]

May
08

God of War (2018) | Review

Games like God of War are becoming something of a dying breed. Many major AAA games are trying to be increasingly open with their worlds, with games becoming more of a sandbox and less about story and developing characters. That […]

May
03

Kirby Star Allies | Nintendo Switch Review

I have followed the Kirby franchise since I was but a wee lass. Since about the age of five years old, Kirby has been in my life. I remember playing through Kirby’s Dreamland with my older sibling and being mesmerized […]

Apr
23

Yakuza 6: The Song of Life | Review

“You can rescue homeless cats for a cat café. 10/10” …  Written By: Jeb Wrench I have been informed by my editor  that I need to provide more information than just that for this review.  Editors Note: Cats will always […]

Apr
05

Fear Effect Sedna | Nintendo Switch Review

There is a saying that goes “jack of all trades, master of none”. This was what came to mind while I was playing Square Enix’s newly licensed game Fear Effect Sedna. While this in no way means Fear Effect Sedna […]

Mar
28

The Alliance Alive | REVIEW

I had a lot of trouble getting into The Alliance Alive, which by all means has all of the elements of a great RPG.  The trouble with the game doesn’t come from any issues with the game itself, but comes […]

Mar
23

Celeste (Nintendo Switch) | Review

Version Reviewed: Nintendo Switch Another Example of Why Games Matter Everyone has a mountain to climb, sometimes symbolically, sometimes literally. Everyone has their own journey they need to go on and their own life goals. It is in this way, […]

Mar
14

Dandara Review | Nintendo Switch Review

Publisher Raw Fury and developer Long Hat House have come together to give us quite the indie game. Dandara is a Metroidvania style game with focus on exploration and 2D action-adventure gameplay and while this may seem a bit commonplace […]

Feb
22

Worms WMD | Review

Worms W.M.D, developed and published by Team 17 is a turn-based artillery tactics game released for the Nintendo Switch. While very similar to another game in the Worms series, such as Worms Armageddon, the question becomes “will this game stand […]

Feb
13

Radiant Historia – Perfect Chronology | REVIEW

The branching timelines in Radiant Historia: Perfect Chronology makes the game feel like a choose-your-own adventure game, but while you’ll jump back and forth between the timelines the game doesn’t get too confusing. It’s actually a rather interesting mechanic that doesn’t feel […]

Jan
30

Shadow of the Colossus Remake | Review

Version Tested: PlayStation 4 (Played On a Launch PS4)  Team ICO’s titles have taken on almost a mythical status among PlayStation Exclusives. While The Last Guardian my stand as the example of a “once in a generation release” for a […]