Tag: Free To Play Archives | Broken Joysticks

Sep
29

Nexon Closing Ghost In The Shell: First Assault On December 6th

Nexon has announced that it will be shutter (“sunsetting”) the F2P first-person shooter Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex First Assault in four regions in early December. Players who purchased in-game currency will receive a refund of 100% if it was purchased before Feb […]

Sep
01

Tekken Mobile | Review

Bandai Namco isn’t exactly known for adapting the Tekken franchise for mobile devices. Over the past decade or so there have been two serious efforts: Tekken 6 on the PSP in 2006 and Tekken 3D on the Nintendo 3DS in […]

Aug
26

First Major Update For Halo Online In Years– ElDewrito 0.60 – Due Out For Halo 3’s 10th Anniversary

Microsoft may have no public plans to mark the upcoming 10th anniversary of Halo 3 on the Xbox 360 but that hasn’t stopped a group of dedicated fans from working on a project that Microsoft themselves abandoned. For the first time in several years, the […]

Aug
17

Quake Champions Releasing On Steam Early Access As A Paid Product This Coming Tuesday

Bethesda and  more specifically id Software have a large convention coming up on Thursday August 24th – QuakeCon. To celebrate the convention’s namesake or perhaps capitalize on the finals for the Quake Champions World Championship $1 million dollar tournament that […]

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
29

Steam’s Latest Free To Play Darling, Black Squad, Has Attracted Thousands of Concurrent Players

The world of free to play games can be daunting with the amount of sheer choice available and if you’re not careful you might end up choosing a game that is more advertisement for the in-game cash shop than a […]

Jun
14

Massive Quake Champions Patch Adds B.J Blazkowicz From Wolfenstien

Id Software and Sabre Interactive rolled out a massive patch for Quake Champions that should make returning testers and new players very happy. The E3 patch adds a brand new champion – the nazi slaying B.J Blazkowicz from the Wolfenstein series. Alongside B.J’s debut in QC this […]

May
28

Free To Play Car Combat MMO Crossout Enters Open Beta This Tuesday

Crossout Gaijin Entertainment’s post-apocalyptic car combat MMO leaves Early Access and enters open beta this Tuesday. Set two decades after a catastrophic event known as the titular cross out society has traded in an armored vehicle with auto canons for […]

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. […]

Mar
31

New Mode Arrives With Free To Play Update For DropZone, Due Out Next Week

The most requested mode from the DropZone community has been the addition of a mode where players control only a single unit in this unique RTS / MOBA hybrid rather than the usual trio of playable units. The developers at […]

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
30

The Secret World Ditches MMO Genre & Resets Servers, Community Rages

Funcom has been in the news recently thanks to the success of Conan Exhiles and how that titles literally saved them from bankruptcy but the developer / publisher isn’t busy enjoying “what’s best in life” because they’ve massively upset the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Oct
31

Free Version of Project Cars Available On Steam In North America

Project Cars Pagani Edition allows players to enjoy a limited racing experience featuring cars from vehicles from manufacturer Pagani. This free version allows racers to experience the thrills of Project Cars with access to three unique tracks and five cars. In […]