Tag: Epic Games Archives | Broken Joysticks

Oct
30

Fortnite (PVE) | Early Access Review

First marketed as a unique crossover between Minecraft’s base building & resource collection and Gears of War’s Horde Mode, Fortnite has been in the news recently for the success (and controversy) of its Free 2 Play Battle Royale mode. After […]

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
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 […]

Sep
12

100 Person Elimination Added To Fornite In Upcoming Battle Royale Update

The battle royale formula should be pretty familiar to anyone who has watched/played popular games like Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds, H1Z1 or even the most recent Grand Theft Auto V online expansion. 100 players parachute down onto a small section of the map and must scavenge for supplies and be the […]

Jan
25

Unreal Tournament’s January 2017 Patch Is Here

The Unreal Tournament franchise might not have the staying power it once had – dominating the team based arena combat genre alongside Quake Tournament III in the early 00s but a dedication group of fans & a small time of […]

May
05

GRIM.EXE Infects Epic Games’ Paragon

The latest hero to enter the combat arena in Paragon is GRIM.EXE a fully functional battle robot that comes with his own infomercial. Using an unlimited energy source that powers a large pulse canon GRIM.EXE is able to unleash devastating […]

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 […]

Jan
25

Epic Opens Up Paragon Closed Beta Sign Ups

Epic Games has opened up beta registration for their upcoming third person MOBA title Paragon. The actual beta sign-up process is rather simple: if you have an EPIC account simply login to their site or create a new login on […]

Jan
27

Microsoft Acquires Gears of War Rights From Epic Games

Gears of War is unanimously one of the flagship titles for any of Microsoft’s consoles. To date, the franchise combined has sold over twenty-two million copies – grossing in just over $1 Billion dollars. With this acquisition, Microsoft hopes to […]

Dec
02

Gears Of War Free Now, Via Games with Gold

Microsoft’s Games with Gold campaign keeps chugging along like the little engine that could. This month is no exception as one of the big hitting exclusive games, Gears Of War – released Nov. 7th, 2006, will be free from December 1st through […]

Feb
26

Gears of War: Judgment VIP Season Pass Announced

As with the trends of modern day gaming, not that I’m a huge fan of some of these deals, Epic Games announced today that Gears Of War: Judgment will be receiving the Season Pass treatment. Saving you approximately 20% if […]

Oct
03

Cliff Bleszinski Is Saying Goodbye To Epic Games

The co-founder of Epic Games, the company behind the Gears of War and Unreal Tournament franchises, Cliff Bleszinski, is finally leaving his comfy office seat. It seems that, like Greg Zeschuk and Ray Muzyka of BioWare, Bleszinski is deciding to […]

Aug
29

Gears Of War: Judgement Trailers Show Off Free-For-All

Gears Of War: Judgement is set to release early next year, March 19th to be exact. To get you excited about the next installment in the Gears franchise we have a couple new videos showing off some deathmatch action.

Jul
13

Gears of War: Judgement Arrives March 2013

The collaborative effort between Epic Games & People Can Fly to bring a fourth Gears of War title to the Xbox 360 will all payoff when the game is released next March. Appearing on G4’s Xplay Twitter account Epic’s Rod […]

May
16

Gears of War 3 Contest

We’ve decided to reboot our Gears of War 3 contest. In retrospect, starting such a contest in the first week of our existence was a bad call. Also, the requirements and the mountain of legalese were probably unhelpful. Here is […]