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Quantum Break | Review

Posted on April 11, 2016 by Rae Michelle Richards

Warning: In order to discuss Quantum Break’s plot effectively this review does contain spoilers up until the end of Act 1 and also contains descriptions of late game abilities.

Finnish developer Remedy Entertainment returns with their first console  game since 2012’s Alan Wake’s American Nightmare. Originally revealed alongside the Xbox One in 2013, after three years of development and a protagonist change can Quantum Break live up to expectations? Don’t skip time forward to read my closing paragraph – keep the timeline clear and read about why Quantum Break is one of the most ambitious sci-fi games available on any platform, not just the Xbox One.Read More


The 2012 Top Five

Posted on January 13, 2013 by Jason Fayta

Editor’s note: Staff at Broken Joysticks will be sharing their top five games, or game related stories, from 2012 throughout the week. We’re starting the feature with the top five from our contributing reviewer, Jason Fayta.

It’s hard to believe 2012 is over, and it’s equally hard to believe we’re already two weeks into 2013. Overall, I found 2012 to be a solid year for releases, but I can’t say there was a title I was completely enamored with, which lead to some difficulty in rounding out my top five releases from the year. However, as I went through my playing history, certain games began to stand out as titles I found most compelling, regardless of their flaws. So, without further ado, the top five…

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Alan Wake’s American Nightmare | Review

Posted on May 28, 2012 by Andrew Minott

This week, on Night Springs….

Now available on PC, Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, a quasi-sequel to Remedy Entertainment’s 2010 third-person adventure Alan Wake, is so concerned with name-dropping and referencing its predecessor that it never really finds a strong voice of its own. While this game is not true DLC for the original, neither the premise, the dialogue, nor the combat will make sense to those who have not completed Alan’s initial story. Nor, I suspect, would they care.Read More


Alan Wake Doubles Down on Steam

Posted on May 8, 2012 by Andrew Minott

Survival thriller Alan Wake is currently on Steam’s Midweek Madness deal, priced at $14.99 from its normal $29.99. This includes the game, which is quite good, and a bonus soundtrack, which ranges from moody background music to cheesy hair metal that will make you feel guilty about how many times you’ve listened to it.

What? I’m not listening to it now. Promise.

Also, May 22 was confirmed as the release date for Alan Wake’s American Nightmare, the stand-alone DLC game that, while not a true sequel, exists to “broaden and expand the universe” of the series. Like the original XBLA realease this is priced at $14.99, but if you pre-order it through Steam you will receive 10% off, with an additional 15% off if you own the original Alan Wake. It’s almost like they planned this.


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