Category: Reviews Archives | Broken Joysticks

Oct
25

Cities Skylines: Nintendo Switch Edition | Review

The city management genre has long been a favorite of mine – able to consume a vast number of hours with ease. I’m no stranger to Paradox Interactive’s Cities: Skylines series either – having reviewed the base game back in […]

Oct
08

Hollow Knight (Nintendo Switch) | Review

Version Played: Nintendo Switch Ever since Hollow Knight had come out on the PC last year by developer Team Cherry, I had heard rave reviews about it. I heard about it fondly from friends and fellow reviewers alike and since […]

Sep
07

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker | Review

Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker, which originally launched for Wii U back in 2014, has been ported and released for both the Nintendo Switch and the Nintendo 3DS. While some have been critical of Nintendo for doing this with several of […]

Sep
07

SNK HEROINES ~Tag Team Frenzy~ | Review

SNK HEROINES Tag Team Frenzy is a fast, colourful tag-team fighting game from NIS America. While the game is a little bit light and has a few small flaws, it’s an enjoyable and unique fighting game that is pretty fun […]

Sep
06

SubaraCity | Review

SubaraCity is a city-making puzzle game, giving a fresh spin on the block-matching genre. It’s simple to play and addictive, but needs a little more variety of play. SubaraCity on Nintendo Switch offers a new twist for puzzle game fans, […]

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 […]