Tag: bethesda Archives | Broken Joysticks

Jul
04

Elder Scrolls Online Gets 5 Day Login Campaign With Bonuses For All

Zenimax Online Studios will launch a log-in campaign for The Elder Scrolls Online that includes bonuses for both existing subscribers and users who chose to play without a recurring monthly free. Starting tomorrow at 7 AM PST non-subscribers can gain […]

May
14

Quake Champions Open Beta Impressions

The Quake franchise was once a multiplayer staple during the early 1990s and while the franchise has tried to reinvent itself twice in the mid-2000s it has been almost a decade since we heard from this formally prominent frag fest. […]

May
03

Ranger Outlined In New Quake Champions Video

Bethesda and id Software bring fans of the quake series (as well as newcomers) another look at one of the Champions featured in the upcoming Quake Champions, Ranger. This particular champion showcase should be interest of players who want to […]

Apr
23

Opinion: Bethesda Dropped The Ball When It Comes To Fallout 4

Guest Editorial By: Azzuen O’Connor Back in the winter of 2015 Bethesda released their sprawling open world RPG, Fallout 4 to critical and commercial success. Azzuen O’Connor discovered the series in the past couple of years and after playing through the […]

Mar
31

Quake Champions Newest Hero, Anarki, Is Totally 90s

The latest champion revealed for Bethesda / id Software’s Free-to-play FPS Quake Champions is Anarki – a hover board skating, transhumanism punk who appears to embrace the 90s surfer attitude alongside old school FPS action. Anarki’s active ability is health […]

Mar
12

Six Minutes of Quake Champions Footage Reveal New Hero Details

Quake Champions was playable this weekend at the Penny Arcade Expo in Boston and fans had the chance to try out the game for themselves. Included in the demonstration version of the game were playable heroes who have been confirmed […]

Mar
07

Quake Champions Beta Sign-Ups Open With Release of New Trailer

Id Software & Bethesda Softworks have released a brand new trailer for their upcoming team based competitive First Person Shooter Quake Champions alongside news that beta sign-ups are now open on the games’ official website. According to the site the […]

Feb
02

Zenimax Buys Doom Co-Developer Escalation Studios

Zenimax, the parent company of publisher Bethesda Softworks, announced recently that they have acquired Dallas-based developers Escalation Studios. If you haven’t heard of the folks at Escalation Studios before I wouldn’t blame you but they have worked on a number […]

Dec
17

Hiring A Monetization Expert Won’t Save DOOM But It Could Improve Quake Champions

Id Software, developers of this year’s breakout shooter DOOM and the upcoming Quake Champions, are looking to bring aboard an expert on in-game monetization according to a recent job posting found online. While it is highly improbable that this will […]

Aug
02

Quake Con PSN Sale Discounts Doom & Other New Releases By 50%

Sony’s PlayStation Network plays host to a sale on Bethesda’s recent & past catalogue of digital titles for both the PlayStation 4 and PS3.  This sale is in celebration of the upcoming QuakeCon convention, which will have events live-streamed this weekend […]

Jul
22

QuakeCon Event Schedule & Live-Streams Revealed

Bethesda Software’s annual gathering in Texas to celebrate the various long-running id Software franchises, debut new titles and allow attendees to get the exclusive scoop on upcoming games kicks off in less than two weeks on Thursday August 4th and runs […]

Jun
13

Quake Champions Will Hopefully Learn From DOOM’s Multiplayer Missteps

Today at their pre- E3 press conference Bethesda revealed the rumored Quake reboot to the world and this re-introduction to id Software’s 1990s darling is probably not what a lot of people expected – an arena shooter. Foregoing the series […]

Jun
07

Fallout mods are appearing on Xbox one with out the owners premission

Remember when Microsoft announced it was bringing (limited) mod support to the Xbox One? Well they did it, and a few games now have the ability to use the most popular PC mods on the console. This has raised a never […]

May
19

Parker Quinn’s Charge Card Actually Has A Use In Fallout 4’s New DLC

When Fallout 4 launched last November players quickly came across an NPC named Parker Quinn who offered to sell the player a “charge card” in exchange for caps. That is all well & good but the damn thing didn’t really […]

May
13

Early DOOM Campaign Impressions: “Absolutely Brutal”

I’ve been following id Software’s revival of the granddaddy of First Person Shooters, DOOM, since it was announced over two years ago. After the rather bland looking E3 campaign demos from last year, there was relative silence about the single […]