Tag: Impressions Archives | Broken Joysticks

Nov
29

Capcom’s Mobile Puzzle Fighter Is Surprisingly Fun

Over the weekend I noticed that Capcom’s brand new mobile version of the classic Puzzle Fighter franchise had finally launched on iOS in Canada, giving me the opportunity to finally try it out for myself. As with any free to play title, I was weary of the specter of constant microtransactions, […]

Nov
16

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 […]

Jul
11

A 5 Year Old Freemium Sims Game Is My Mobile Guilty Pleasure

The Sims has been a staple for simulation fans for the better part of two decades now, the original (released in 2000) is almost old enough to drink in the United States.  While I’ve been a fan since the first […]

Jul
03

Final Fantasy XIV Stomblood Impressions #2 – Vising The Great City

It has been a week since the launch of Stormblood, the latest expansion for Final Fantasy XIV and I thought it would be a perfect time to share some updated impressions now that I am several hours further into the […]

May
11

After Trying Injustice 2 I Think Scarecrow Is My New Main

During last nights amazing Injustice 2 event at a wonderful venue in Toronto we got to try out some gameplay action! Sure, we only got to try three matches, but I think I’ve found my new fighter. First off, Injustice […]

Apr
05

LiquidSky 2.0 Is More of a SpaceX Crash Than a Launch

At CES 2017 cloud streaming service LiquidSky promised that when their company launched their public beta later this year they would offer “the world’s first free gaming PC” by providing free game time to users in exchange for the ability […]

Mar
08

Playing Overwatch’s New Hero, Orisa, Is Fully Loaded Fun

Blizzard surprised everyone by unleashing a brand new tank for Overwatch during GDC. While I did not get much time with OW’s second Omnic, Orisa, during the convention – now that things have calmed down somewhat, I feel that it […]

Oct
13

Overwatch’s ‘Junkenstein Revenge’ Fills A Much Needed Gap

Blizzard released the first major Overwatch update since August’s summer games and not only does Junkenstein’s Revenge bring some pretty epic Halloween collectables to the game but it also shows that the game could use more story-driven PVE content, something the initial […]

Aug
31

The Elder Scrolls Legends Open Beta Impressions

Impressions By: John Edward Bridgman Follow Him On Twitter @JEBWrench The Following Impressions Were Based Upon The Open Beta of The Elder Scrolls Legends. You can sign up for the Open Beta on their official website if you’ve enjoyed these impressions. Ideally, I would prefer […]

Apr
01

Surprise, The Internet Loves Miitomo – Combining Miis & Cats Is The Best Thing Ever!

The internet loves adorable kitty cats and memes, right? Well, we can add Nintendo’s first mobile title Miitomo to that list as well, for the time being. The company’s first mobile offering is currently trending in top 10 on Twitter […]

Feb
10

Unravel Impressions: A Wooly World For Xbox & PlayStation Fans

When EA unveiled Unravel to the world last year during E3 I wasn’t exactly enthralled with the idea of yet another side scrolling platformer featuring a main character made out of cloth. To be honest, I always kind of pegged […]

Nov
20

The Overwatch Stress Test Changed My Opinion Of The Game

I’ve known about Blizzard’s colorful and vibrant first person shooter, Overwatch, for a while now. I remember everyone getting totally amped up about the game last November when the game was unveiled but I wasn’t as taken in my the […]

Nov
11

I’m Ten Hours Into Fallout 4 And I think I’m Starting To Glow

The desolate wastes have been calling out to me ever since the anticipated reveal of Fallout 4 this past E3. Like the game’s main character, I too hid underground although figuratively speaking. For the past few months I ignored any […]

Oct
07

Rock Band 4’s Opening Act

The lights dim down on the crowd as the neon lights come up on the stage and a lingering a nxiousness hangs in the air as I begin to pluck at my guitar for the first time in seven years. […]

Sep
28

Dungeon Defenders 2 | Preview

Previewed By: Focks Dungeon Defenders 2 is a game that combines the strategy of a tower defense and the elements of an action RPG. As a sequel to the 2010 original Dungeon Defenders DD2 has been in Steam early access […]