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Attack On Titan 3DS To See Digital Release In North America

Atlus and Nintendo have announced via Nintendo Direct that Attack on Titan: Humanity in Chains will be coming to the 3DS this may exclusively on the 3DS E-Shop. Humanity In Chains was released in Japan in late 2013 and follows the plot of the original animated series with players taking on the roles of Eren, Mikasa and Armin. No price for this 3DS action has been released as of press time. Update: Atlus sent us a long a...

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Yoshi’s Woolly World Amiibo Announced

During this afternoon’s Nintendo Direct stream the big N announced a special wool series of Amiibo that will be released this Fall. They are compatible with Yoshi’s Wooly World when tapped on the Wii U Game Pad a second Yoshi will appear in game to aid you. Yoshi’s Wooly World will be released in Q2 in Europe and Q3 in North America. These Amiibo look absolutely adorable and are made of wool, just don’t stick them in...

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Welcome To BrokenJoysticks 2.0!

A small team of six of us began developing Broken Joysticks three years ago after the closure of TeamXbox.com and when we began working on this project I don’t think any of us could have imagined that the site would still be live 36 months later but here we are. Some of our comrades have come and gone but we’ve managed to provide some excellent coverage whether it’s our timely review of Majora’s Mask or our former...

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New 3DS Launches In North America On Feb 13th

The rest of the world received Nintendo’s most recent iteration of their flagship handheld the New Nintendo 3DS last fall and now the console maker has taken the wraps off of their North American launch plans. The New Nintendo 3DS XL will be available in Canada and the United States on February 13th for a suggested retail price of $229.99 CDN. If you’ve been waiting to upgrade your 3DS now might just be the right time as...

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Street Fighter V Exclusive To Playstation 4

The next entry in Capcom’s long running fighting franchise, Street Fighter V, will be a PlayStation exclusive. A stunning announcement for sure considering the fact that all of the entries in the Street Fighter IV series were multiplatform on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC!  Alongside the announcement Capcom released two trailers – One titled “Rise Up” centered around the fighting game community – and another that showcases brief gameplay featuring Ryu and Chun-Lee. Players on PC...

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Tomorrow’s Nintendo Direct To Focus on 2014 / 2015 Titles

With the holiday season approaching fast Nintendo has announced that they will be hosting a brand new NIntendo Direct tomorrow afternoon focusing on upcoming titles for the rest of 2014 and a sneak peak at some of 2015’s line up. According to a press release issued by Nintendo this new broadcast will be presented by Nintendo Japan President Satoru Iwata and Nintendo of Europe President Satoru Shibata. You’ll be able to tune in at 2PM PST /...

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SEGA USA Confirms Valkyria Chronicles Coming To PC

SEGA Has begun hinting that their 2008 cell shaded strategy RPG Valkyria Chronicles will find its way onto PC sometime in the near future. In a short tweet on their official twitter account SEGA USA teased that the members of Squad 7 will once again amount an assault against the East European Imperial Alliance. No further details surrounding the port have been announced as of yet, so those of you excited to possibly see Valkyria’s beautiful art...

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Nintendo Announces New 3DS Model

In a surprise announcement I’m sure no one saw coming, Nintendo announced a brand new 3DS model last week.  Sporting several new improvements including a faster processor under the hood, two additional shoulder buttons and a second analog input in the form of a C-Stick – the new 3DS is bound to win over some fans. Nintendo is clearly taking a page from Apple’s playbook with this announcement, as all of their marketing material refers to is...

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Magic 2015: Duels of the Planeswalkers Announced

Wizards of the Coast have announced the next entry in the long running Magic the Gathering: Duels of the Planeswalkers series. Several new features have already been announced for this year’s iteration including expanded deck customization, a brand new deck building option and the appearance of cards from the Magic 2015 core set.  The single player campaign centers around a conflict with Garruk Wildspeaker, surely only the most cunning players will be able defend against his might....

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Atlus Announces Persona 5

Atlus has released a very cryptic trailer for the newest entry in their Shin Megami Tensei franchise, the highly anticipated Persona 5. A very brief trailer was posted online today, which reveals little about the title. In the less than minute long trailer we see five chairs fade into existence against a red backdrop. The only readable text (for those not fluent in Japanese) teases us about being slaves and craving emancipation – honestly we are just...

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Warner Bros Interactive Announces Middle-Earth: Shadow Of Mordor

Warner Bros Interactive has announced a brand new Lord of the Rings videogame with the reveal of Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor. A third person action game, Mordor casts the player as Talion a range whom is killed while battling the forces of Mordor. As he draws his final breath Talion is revived by the spirit of vengeance and given the same powers that the Ring Wraiths posses. Sworn to destroy the forces that ended his mortal...

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Surprise! You Can Battle Aliens In COD: Ghost’s Extinction Mode

It looks like copies of Call of Duty: Ghosts are already out in the wild. Considering the game is due out in a week’s time, this should come as a surprise to no one. What is a bit of a surprise, is the reveal of Extinction Mode, a sort of replacement for the ever popular Zombies mode that challenges you to battle off waves of extra terrestrials. The confirmation of Extinction mode comes after several screen grabs...

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PS Vita Receives $50 Price Cut, Memory Cards Also Slashed

Owning a PS Vita is about to get more financially feasible with the announcement of a $50 price cut across the board. In addition to the price cut for the system, Sony also revealed that the system’s proprietary memory cards would also see their price tags slashed. If you already own a Vita but want to stock up on some extra memory cards the adjusted pricing is as follows: $14.99 for a 4GB stick, $19.99 for 8GB,...

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Sony Shocks The Gaming World With $399 PS4 Price

Andrew House could have just dropped his microphone and walked away from the end of the 2 hour PlayStation E3 press conference, after announcing that the PlayStation 4 will retail for $399 USD. Sony has single handedly given themselves a giant advantage over Microsoft, whom this morning priced their console at $499. It’s almost as if this end of conference surprise makes up for the “$599 U.S Dollars” controversy seven years ago. Sony’s execs also took shots...

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No You’re Not Dreaming, Square Enix Announces Kingdom Hearts III

Square Enix surprised everyone with a “wait one more moment”, announcing a sequel that everyone has been waiting 8 years for. No, I’m not talking about a remake of Final Fantasy VII, based off of the 2006 tech demo, but the return of Sora and Mickey Mouse in Kingdom Hearts 3. Details are scant, we don’t know much about the game except that it will debut on the PlayStation 4 at some point in the future. Check...

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