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The Third Party E3 2016 Booths In Pictures

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There were absolutely dozens upon dozens of booths with hundreds of interactive experiences for attendees to try. Fionna and I tried to see as many booths as we could and play as many games as humanly possible with only six hours of floor time per day. Here is a visual rundown of some of the 3rd party booths – so not Microsoft, Sony or other major console manufacturers – from both the North and South Hall.   Just outside of...

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Call of Cthulhu gets its first trailer

popular table top RPG system Call of Cthulhu will soon be coming to PC’s near you. Focus home interactive, makers of other great simulation titles like Blood Bowl, Farming Simulator, and Battle Fleet Gothic, are now now bringing their talents for adapting table-top games to Call of Cthulhu. Fans of the system might remember that there was an earlier adaptation taking in 2006 headed up by none other than Bethesda (Elder Scrolls, Fall Out) along with Ubisoft...

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BloodBowl 2 Mac Version Released

Blood Bowl 2, the hyper violent football fantasy game based upon Games Workshop’s Warhammer universe is now available on OSX thanks to Cyanide Studios. BloodBowl 2 combines the familiar fantasy aesthetic that players have known for decades now from the Warhammer property and combines it with the ruleset from American Football. Add in a good dose of over the top violence, a turn based rule set similar to the original board game adaptation, a new graphics engine...

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Farming Simulator 2013 Trailer

Sure, I laughed at the idea of a farming simulator too when I first heard of this. Who wouldn’t? But the fact is: without farmers…where would we get our vegetables and fruits? Farming has been around pretty much since the dawn of man. So heck, why shouldn’t it get a video game? Here is the official trailer: [youtube id=”Sr3iXZ7BqnU” width=”600″ height=”350″] No exact date has been announced forFarming Simulator 2013, but it’s (obviously) expected to release in...

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Of Orcs and Men Dislocates Jaws in New Video

So there is a new joint effort between Cyanide Studios and Spiders being published by Focus Home Interactive. Looks to be a new brutal fantasy RPG. Now despire recent reviews, I’m a huge fan of Focus Home Interactive and Cyanide Studios. I see passion in their games, som great potential yet to be fully realized. So here’s hoping Of Orcs and Men will relize that potential. Check out the trailer it looks pretty awesome. September 2012 release...

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Confrontation/Yesterday Giveaway

Hello everyone. I hope our American readers had a (happy/ debauched/somber/exciting/uneventful) Memorial Day weekend. I know I did. That being said, we have two fine titles to give away today courtesy of Focus Home Interactive. The first is a copy of the point and click adventure Yesterday (you can read Eric’s review  here). We also have two copies of Confrontation, a tactical RPG based on the miniature skirmish game of the same name. As per our M.O.,...

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Winter is Coming-The Game of Thrones RPG

So I’ve been a fan of Song of Ice and Fire for a long time. I completed the first book because someone wanted me to be in their pen and paper role playing game. Oh man did I fall in love with the universe, unfortunately the game fell through and I’ve had a hard time tracking down copies of the remaining books. Then HBO happened,

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THE TESTAMENT OF SHERLOCK HOLMES Gets a Release Date

Focus Home Interactive has just announced that The Testament of Sherlock Holmes will make its way to the Xbox® 360, PlayStation® 3 and PC sometime in September. The Testament of Sherlock Holmes marks the first console release of Frogwares’ seemingly limitless series of puzzle games staring the the master detective. This time around Sherlock is the main suspect in a series of crimes. He’s one the lam, unable to prove his innocence (at least initially), and must...

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Wargame: European Escalation Giveaway

International Workers’ Day may have come and gone, but its spirit still lingers here at Broken Joysticks. I, for one, associate the first of May with massive Soviet military Parades. What a sight it must have been to behold the crimson banners fluttering as T-80 tanks rumbled past. In honor of the “good old days,” we’re giving out copies of Wargame: European Escalation. In case you didn’t know, Wargame: European Escalation is an alternate history game where...

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