Tag: RPG Archives | Broken Joysticks

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 […]

Mar
19

Overfall Review, The world is alive

Reivew by: Brandon Hall Overfall is a new game from Pera games. Funded by Kickstarter and currently in early access, the game released March 1st. The game features a mix of turn based strategy, roguelike elements, and adventure, packaged in […]

Feb
25

Disgaea PC release on steam, but is plagues with issues

Beloved strategy RPG Disgaea is now on steam.  All the good parts of the beloved strategy title are here, and the developers have enhanced the experience with PC specific upgrades. Visual upgrades include an improved UI and textures, support for […]