Tag: Free To Play Archives | Broken Joysticks

Jul
25

Paladins Impressions (Nintendo Switch)

At first blush Hi-Rez Studios Paladins is easily compared to Blizzard’s Overwatch – both games are bright and colorful, both games feature a large roster of heroes with different play styles and both games are all about co-operative teamplay. In […]

Jul
09

Fortnite Alternate Reality Game Grips Community Days Before Season 5 Begins

Fortnite’s Battle Royal community is buzzing with anticipation for the beginning of the game’s fifth season – all of this excitement has so far been capped off with an alternate reality game (ARG) that has seen recognizable in-game items leap […]

Jun
08

Major Quake Champions Patch Makes Fundamental Changes To Loot System, Adds Bots

Sabre Interactive and Bethesda released a brand new patch for Quake Champions yesterday that adds many features that the community have been asking for since the Open Beta last summer. Bots, further Champion adjustments and a fundamental redesign of how […]

Apr
09

Quake Champions Next Update Brings Quake 2’s Strogg and a New Arena

Bethesda and Sabre Interactive has released a brief tease about future content coming to Quake Champions. Future patches will that bring forward a classic Quake enemy – the baddies of Quake II, The Strogg – as a playable champion.  Also […]

Mar
08

H1Z1: Battle Royal Is Now Free To Play, E-Sports League Announced

Daybreak Studios announced this morning that their once highly popular battle royale title, H1Z1: Battle Royale would no longer have an entry fee. As of today H1Z1: Battle Royale will be free to play on Steam. For players who purchased […]

Jan
27

Epic Games’ Paragon To Cease Operations on April 26, Refunds Available For All Players

Visually stunning, action focused M.O.B.A Paragon will cease operations on April 26th developer Epic Games announced in a statement to the remaining players within the Paragon Community yesterday.   The Paragon Team thanked all of the players who have stuck […]

Jan
18

No Date For NA Arena of Valor Switch Beta Test, Transfer of Mobile Progress Possible

Popular mobile Multiplayer Online Battle Arena Arena of Valor was originally set to make its debut on the Nintendo Switch in North America last month, needless to say the scheduled beta Christmas time beta test never materialized.  Outlet Comicbook.com got […]

Nov
22

War Pike Added To Online Monster Slaying Title Dauntless

Dauntless is an early access online monster slaying, title not unlike Capcom’s own Monster Hunter, series that offers players the chance to take down larger than life enemies using a variety of different weapons.   The War Pike is a brand-new weapon type coming to the game with this December’s Sharpen Your Skills update. As a […]

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 […]