Category: Sony 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
13

Report: Battlefront II Will Also Have a “Starter Pack”, Includes 3 Rare Star Cards

Right now Star Wars Battlefront II holds the dubious honors of having the most downvoted comment in Reddit history and for and kickstarting a conversation throughout gaming communities & tech press alike about the nature of progression and purchasing power within multiplayer-centric titles.  If […]

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
07

Reminder: Horizon Zero Dawn’s Expansion DLC – The Frozen Wilds – Is Out Today

Just a friendly reminder to all of Aloy’s fans that might read our site that the expansion DLC, Horizon Zero Dawn: The Frozen Wilds is out today on the PlayStation Network.  The Frozen Wilds offers players a completely new winter to explore, an expansion specific main questline, several […]

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
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 […]

Oct
31

Monster Hunter World Getting PS Plus Exclusive Beta On December 9th

Monster Hunter World – the first console Monster Hunter game released in North America since 2012’s Monster Hunter 3G on Wii U – will have an exclusive beta for PlayStation Plus members on PS4 & PS4 Pro.  Monster Hunter World’s beta […]

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
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 […]

Oct
18

Star Ocean 4: The Last Hope Confirmed For PS4 and Steam Next Month    

Players will be able to venture towards the stars once again with the impending 4K UHD remaster of Star Ocean 4: The Last Hope on both Windows PC via Steam and PlayStation 4. Square Enix confirmed this morning via press release that this HD remaster will be available […]

Oct
17

SEGA Reveals TwitchCon 2017 Lineup

Publisher SEGA announced that they will be attending the annual video streaming convention TwitchCon from October 20th through the 22nd in Long Beach California. SEGA will be bringing two of their biggest Fall titles with them for attendees to play: […]

Oct
12

Fortnite Patch 1.7.1 Is Now Live

Epic Games has released a brand new patch for both Fortnite – Save The World and Fortnite – Battle Royale modes that bring the game up to version 1.7.1. Important additions in this patch include the Battle Eye anti-cheat system for PVP, player statistics for Battle […]

Oct
05

Hand of Fate 2 Coming To PS4 and Xbox One On November 7th

Defiant Development has penciled in a release date of November 7th for their action RPG sequel Hand of Fate 2  PS4, Xbox One and PC. Today’s release date announcement came with three brand new screenshots, confirmation of Xbox One X 4K […]

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 […]