Tag: id Software Archives | Broken Joysticks


December Quake Champions Patch Detailed: New Champion Incoming

The next update to id Software’s competitive shooter, Quake Champions is set to arrive sometime before the holidays. In a livestream last week developers from id outlined a lot of the bigger changes coming to the fast-paced arena shooter with the next update. Players […]


DOOM’s Nintendo Switch Port Will Have You Believing In The Dark Arts

Over the past week I’ve been playing 2016’s DOOM on the  Nintendo Switch and this game… just wow, what black magic did Bethesda use to make a game as visually striking and visceral work on  Nintendo’s hybrid tablet?  Players new to this iteration […]


DOOM Rips & Tears Its Way On To Nintendo Switch Today

Have you wanted to take id Software’s 2016 FPS masterpiece DOOM on the road with you? Now you can, complete with the game’s competitive multiplayer mode intact. Today’s release is part of Bethesda’s support of Nintendo’s unique hybrid console. Which includes not […]


Small Hotfix Patch Released For Quake Champions Early Access

Yesterday Sabre Interactive & id Software released a small hotfix for the Early Access version of Quake Champions. These fixes come just two weeks since the latest game update which brought with it new content & champion adjustments but also […]


Quake Champions Developers Discuss Network Improvements & Future Content

Every week developers from id Software take to Twitch.TV to discuss upcoming content, balance passes and other changes coming to Quake Champions. They also dedicate a good amount of time to answering questions from the community – whether these questions have been […]


An Extended Look At The Cancelled Doom 4

Last year’s Doom reboot was both a critical and commercial success that build upon the gruesome nature of the franchise’s past while introducing new mechanics like weapons with secondary modes and dismemberment. Before the “back to basics” reboot of “Doom” […]


Quake Champions Will Be Live On Steam ‘Soon’

Sabre Interactive and id Software’s reimagining of the Quake franchise, Quake Champions will be pushed to Steam ‘soon’ according to a community post made by Community Manager Iker_A. Quake Champions has been in an all but in name only Open […]


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 […]


Ranger Outlined In New Quake Champions Video

Bethesda and id Software bring fans of the quake series (as well as newcomers) another look at one of the Champions featured in the upcoming Quake Champions, Ranger. This particular champion showcase should be interest of players who want to […]


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 […]


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 […]


Quake Champions Confirmed To Be Free To Play, Two New Trailers Released

More Quake Champions news has come out of PAX East in Boston with the reveal that the game will be free to play. Also unveiled since I last wrote about the game a couple of days ago were two new […]


Quake Champions Beta Sign-Ups Open With Release of New Trailer

Id Software & Bethesda Softworks have released a brand new trailer for their upcoming team based competitive First Person Shooter Quake Champions alongside news that beta sign-ups are now open on the games’ official website. According to the site the […]


Zenimax Buys Doom Co-Developer Escalation Studios

Zenimax, the parent company of publisher Bethesda Softworks, announced recently that they have acquired Dallas-based developers Escalation Studios. If you haven’t heard of the folks at Escalation Studios before I wouldn’t blame you but they have worked on a number […]


DOOM Single Player Review: (Chain)Saw Me Up Inside

After following id Software’s DOOM revival for more than two years I finally got the chance to chew through the lengthy campaign for this reimagining of the 1990s FPS classic. While the reception of the game’s multiplayer component have been met […]