Tag: Platformer Archives | Broken Joysticks


Ori: Willow of the Wisps Launches In 2019

Indie platforming darling Ori and The Blind Forest is getting a sequel, subtitled Willow of the Wisps, and it will launch in 2019 as revealed at the Microsoft E3 press conference. We got just under two minutes of gameplay footage […]


Touhou Genso Wanderer and Double Focus | REVIEW

I have to admit something. When I first got into this game, and the accompanying Touhou Double Focus, I had no clue what the series really was. Being a happy little social media butterfly, I’d seen the characters scattered across […]


Wonderboy: The Dragon’s Trap | Review

Back in the ancient year of 1989, there was a game called Wonderboy III: The Dragon’s Trap. This game was the third in the Wonderboy series, brought to us by Sega. These platformer/action adventure games about Wonder Boy trying to […]


Bleed 2 Is Locked And Loaded For Release Tomorrow

If you haven’t played Bleed, you’ve really missed out on some indie game magic. With solid controls, slowing time mechanics, and free aim shooting it’s a wild ride! Bleed 2 looks to be even more of that action with lots […]


Nintendo’s Super Mario Run Brings Mario to iOS

At today’s Apple media event, Shigeru Miyamoto made a big splash when he appeared on-stage to announce Super Mario Run. Speaking alongside Apple CEO Tim Cook through translator Bill Trinen, Miyamoto detailed Nintendo’s first-ever iOS game. The game features traditional […]


Momodora Is A Metroidvania Worth Exploring

It’s been a little while since Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight was released on Steam, but it’s definitely a title Metroidvania fans should take a look at. The game is even currently on sale at just $6.99 USD! I’ve been […]


Sly Cooper: Thieves In Time | Review

Version tested: PlayStation 3 The Sly Cooper series was one of the more iconic franchises for the PlayStation 2. These interesting games (Sly Cooper and Thievius Raccoonus, Sly 2: Band of Thieves, and Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves) were centered […]


Mini Dash Arrives On iTunes App Store

A new platformer by Chillingo LTD. has just been released yesterday named Mini Dash. Chillingo is one of the early developers on the iPhone platform and a publisher of even more content. They are no stranger to touch screen gaming and operate as a studio inside […]


Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams | Review

Giana Sisters: Twisted Dreams is an incredibly challenging platformer for gamers who also enjoy puzzles. It doesn’t seem that harsh at first, you’re bounding through fields, going through the basic game mechanics to learn how Twisted Dreams is played. Then […]


Trials Evolution | Review

How many of us have had that “just one more” experience from a game? Just about any loot drop game sorta drives those feelings, finding yourself up at ungodly hours just trying to find that one piece to complete your […]