Category: Reviews Archives | Broken Joysticks

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 […]

Jan
23

Xenoblade Chronicles 2 | Review

The original Xenoblade Chronicles was released for the Wii back in 2010 and then surprisingly re-released for the 3DS in 2015. A side game in the franchise, Xenoblade Chronicles X (prounouced Cross, not X) was released for the Wii-U also […]

Dec
15

Superbeat: Xonic Ex | Nintendo Switch Review

Superbeat: Xonic Ex is a rhythm game, developed by Nurijoy and PM Studios and published by Sony Music (Available on the PS4, Xbox One  and the Nintendo Switch. With all the numerous rhythm game options to choose from on these […]

Nov
21

Gear.Club Unlimited | Review In Progress

Version Reviewed: Nintendo Switch. Published By Microids and Developed By Eden Games In the eight months since release, the Nintendo Switch has seen a fair share of racing titles released for it. Yet despite the multiple futuristic zero-g racers, Nintendo’s own […]

Nov
16

Super Mario Odyssey | Review

Mario has been a staple of the gaming industry since the very early arcade days when he was just a humble sprite named Jump Man who wanted nothing more than to save a poor woman he loved named Pauline from […]

Nov
15

Fire Emblem Warriors | Review

In 2014,  Hyrule Warriors was released by Koei Tecmo, Ninja Theory and Omega Force. These developers had a novel idea, to combine Dynasty Warriors and The Legend of Zelda. It was a beautiful game that got better than average critical […]