Tag: Hands On Archives | Broken Joysticks

Jan
28

“Arms” Surprises As One Of The Best Games At Switch Press Event

We’ve all seen the footage from the Nintendo Switch Reveal. Gamers have questioned just what was going to be worthwhile with this new console. Was it going to be the big new thing? Then there’s all that footage of that […]

Jan
11

Yakuza 0 Hands-On Preview

Previewed By: John Bridgman The Yakuza games have always been a peculiar mix of gritty crime drama, bombastic martial arts, goofy side stories, and lots of minigames. Yakuza 0 is no exception, blending its cinematic storytelling with an almost overwhelming amount […]

Sep
11

Exclusive: 15 Minutes of Footage From The English Localization of World of Final Fantasy

At the 2016 Penny Arcade Expo Square Enix allowed select press to not only meet the director of World of Final Fantasy – Hiroki Chiba – but also get some hands on time with the upcoming RPG. Without further delay I’m happy […]

Jun
16

E3: Hands-On With Sniper Elite 4

I had the chance to hook up with Rebellion and to try out their newest entry in to the long running Sniper Elite series. Sniper Elite 4 will be releasing  Feb 14th 2017, but Brokenjoysticks was part of a select few […]

Apr
23

Crossout demo’s Beta at Pax East + A Beta Code Giveaway!

Our two winners were: OG Nico Givenchy and Roland Sajovoelgyi     Today at Pax East I had the chance to get a hands on play test of the newest vehicular combat game on the block Crossout, made by Gaijinn entertainment […]

Apr
03

Hands On: This Weekend’s DOOM Beta Was Hellishly Bad

Fans of id Software’s DOOM franchise have literally been waiting years for the closed beta for Bethesda’s upcoming reboot since it was announced via a pack-in advertisement bundled with Wolfenstein: The New Order. After spending 3 hours with a limited […]

Oct
18

Hands-On With The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes | Preview

Nintendo held a special online-only stress test for their upcoming multiplayer focused entry in the Zelda franchise – The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes. Codes were distributed by the Big N’s mailing list and select 3DS owners were able […]

Oct
10

Hands-On With The Star Wars Battlefront Beta

Our staff played a combined 10 hours of the Star Wars Battlefront beta on Windows PC this weekend and are ready to share their field reports. It should be noted that these are early impressions based upon a beta build […]

Apr
15

Injustice: Gods Among Us Launch Event Report

DC Comic’s stable of superheroes and villains is quite a diverse group; where else are you going to find a crime fighter dealing with the trauma of his parent’s murder years after the fact; the last member of an alien […]