Tag: Beta Archives | Broken Joysticks

Aug
03

Partial Player Data Reset As Massive Quake Champions Beta Patch Drops

The first patch for Quake Champions in nearly a month has finally arrived and with it comes a partial data reset for existing players. Beta testers should be familiar with the practice by now but since this is an open […]

Jul
26

Quake Champions Will Be Live On Steam ‘Soon’

Sabre Interactive and id Software’s reimagining of the Quake franchise, Quake Champions will be pushed to Steam ‘soon’ according to a community post made by Community Manager Iker_A. Quake Champions has been in an all but in name only Open […]

Jun
30

Lawbreakers Open Beta Available Until July 5th

Nexxon and Boss Key Games announced that the open beta for their upcoming first person shooter, Lawbreakers, is now available on Steam for everyone to try out. Unlike other team-based FPS games, Lawbreakers doesn’t give its heroes a personality so to speak. Instead […]

Apr
18

Starpoint Gemini Warlords Enters Beta on Steam Early Access

Take to the stars with the ability to command your own personal Starship in Starpoint Gimini Warlords which entered beta on Steam Early access recently. In this brand new entry in the Starpoint series has been in development by Little […]

Mar
06

Lawbreakers Closed Beta Coming Next Weekend

Lawbreakers, the brand new first person shooter from Cliff Bleszinski – the mind behind Gears of War – will have its first closed beta from March 16th thru the 19th.  Alongside the announcement of the closed beta and confirmation that Lawbreakers […]

Aug
17

3 Reasons Why Everyone Should Try TitanFall 2’s Multiplayer Stress Test

TitanFall 2 will be deploying in a limited fashion this weekend with the recently announced PSN exclusive Stress Test. After playing two rounds of the shooter at EA Play this past June I can tell you without a shadow of […]

Aug
16

Demon Hunters—Going Back to the Future

Alright, before we get to my analysis let me make something super clear—I went into playing the new World of Warcraft Hero class, the Demon Hunter, with the expectations and excitement of a girl who grew up playing the game […]

Apr
12

Doom open beta to kick off this weekend

Doom’s closed beta was just a couple of weeks ago, but already developer Bethesda are opening up their new game to the masses. An open beta will begin later this week (April 15th) and its going to last two days. […]

Mar
03

Paragon Early Access Founders Pass & Beta Weekends Detailed

Epic Games sent out an email blast to everyone who has signed up for the Paragon open beta this afternoon informing them that an early access Founders Pack is now available. If you don’t want to put down the $19.99 […]

Feb
08

‘Twas the Night Before Overwatch

‘Twas the night before Overwatch, when all ‘cross the globe, Every gamer was waiting, donned in their soft robes, Their headphones were hung by their PCs with care, In hopes that Overwatch soon would be there. The gamers were nestled all […]

Feb
08

Hitman Beta Details & New Trailer

Square Enix has revealed more details about the upcoming beta for Hitman on PlayStation 4 and PC. The beta will contain the opening prologue mission that is included in all editions of Hitman and will allow players to experience just […]

Feb
04

The Division Does A Lot of Things Right That Destiny Year One Got Wrong

Over the weekend, I got a chance to take part in Tom Clancy’s The Division closed beta on PC with some staff members. The three of us were lucky enough to get into to Ubisoft’s massive stress test and I’m […]

Jan
17

Japanese Phantasy Star Online 2 PS4 Beta Detailed

During a live-stream held today for the Playstation 4 version of sci-fi MMORPG Phantasy Star Online 2 publisher/developer SEGA announced that the Japanese closed beta for PSO2 on PS4 will begin in just a few short weeks. For console users […]

Dec
11

Beta Report: Paladins Champion of the Realm

Paladins Champion of the Realm, the newest game from Hi-Rez studios (creators of SMITE, and publisher of Tribes). The game features (so far) a cast of 9 characters who fight over a single point to capture. After capturing the point […]

Dec
04

The Overwatch beta is coming to an end

Overwatch is game that everyone wants to play, but very few have access to. It seems Blizzard has decided that even those few are too many to play its FPS-MOBA hybrid, and they will be shutting off their (currently up) […]