Tag: RPG Archives | Broken Joysticks

Aug
18

Miitopia | Review

Since the beginning of story telling, tales have been told about brave warriors combating and defeating the forces of evil. From Greek myths to comic book heroes, the concept of heroes banding together has been done in many different ways, […]

Aug
02

Ever Oasis | Review

New from developer Grezzo and published by Nintendo, Ever Oasis joins the 3DS library to answer the age old question “what happens if you combine Monster Hunter with Animal Crossing?”. While this may not be a question players may not […]

Mar
21

North America Needs This Seiken Densetsu Collection

Growing up in the 90s, I had some amazing experiences on the SNES. Watching Terra pilot her MagiTek armor across the snowy plains toward Narshe. Traveling through time with a talking frog, a prehistoric warrior woman, and a robot from […]

Feb
06

The Intro To Torment: Tides of Numenera Has Me Hooked

In a pleasant surprise today, i nXile provided me with an Early Access key to Torment: Tides of Numenera. I have to admit, it’s taking a LOT of willpower to not just get back into the game and ignore my […]

Jan
15

Avernum Is An Incredible Retro Experience

Somehow, as a long time PC gamer, I missed the Exile series. The original top down RPG Exile: Escape From The Pit was released in 1995! Like some of my friends, I’d just assumed that Avernum was a newer series […]

Oct
12

Paper Mario: Color Splash | REVIEW

Paper Mario Color Splash is a comical and nostalgic entry in the franchise that almost takes on a 90’s PC adventure game vibe. With less emphasis on RPG elements in this release it may feel awkward at first, but it’s […]

Aug
26

MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death Story Trailer

The latest Compile Heart title headed on PlayStation Vita received a new trailer today giving some insight into MeiQ’s story. This dungeon crawling RPG features first person exploration, sort of like Etrian Odyssey but with actual triggered event style turn […]

Aug
13

Ray Gigant Holding Strong On Steam New Releases

With titles like No Man’s Sky just being released this week, you’d figure it would be difficult to be anyone else. That’s not the case with Acttil Steam release of Ray Gigant which is still holding strong on the popular […]

Jul
27

Activision Launches MARVEL: ULTIMATE ALLIANCE AND MARVEL: ULTIMATE ALLIANCE 2 ON PLAYSTATION4 AND XBOX ONE

Activision Publishing, Inc., in collaboration with Marvel Entertainment, is this week making the classic Super Hero action RPGs Marvel: Ultimate Alliance and Marvel: Ultimate Alliance 2 available digitally on the PlayStation4 system and Xbox One for the first time, as […]

Jun
15

Forget Sports Managers, Here’s A Management RPG

While I enjoy sports here and there, I never quite understood the draw of sports management games. Now that I’ve seen Epic Tavern, I can understand the appeal: recruit, manage and reap the rewards from your own heroes. Enjoy their victories, […]

May
14

DLC releasing day and date with Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE

The upcoming Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE game will launch on June 24th for the Nintendo Wii U and Nintendo has announced that downloadable content (DLC) will be available on the same day! Developed by Atlus, the role-playing game fuses strategic, […]

Apr
29

LICHDOM: BATTLEMAGE PC REVIEW

Lichdom: Battlemage is a fantasy first person shooter, developed by indie developers Xaviant. It came out in the summer of 2014 for PC, with ports for Xbox One and Playstation 4 recently. The game offers players a chance to play […]

Apr
16

Stories: The Path of Destinies | Review

“Stories: The Path of Destinies” is a fun, lighthearted action-RPG set in a high fantasy world of flying ships and sky-islands. You are going to lose, constantly, and you are going to love it. Stories is a bit like a […]

Apr
13

Fantasy Grounds from a DM’s perspective, and a first time players.

By: Espy Tryst I had the joy of getting to test out the Fantasy Grounds program on Steam, specifically being able to GM a mini campaign, and I knew this was going to be a blast. In the past I had […]

Apr
07

Hyper Light Drifter | Review

Hyper Light Drifter is an incredible and intense experience. It pulls at you with war, death, illness and loss, but it never says a word. A surreal game without any written nor spoken dialogue. The game isn’t easy either, I […]