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Gamescom 2018: Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu/Eevee! Brings Old and New Together

Pokémon Let’s Go, Pikachu! & Pokémon Let’s Go, Eevee! seems carefully formulated to bridge three of Nintendo’s most successful ventures – Pokémon Go, Pokémon Red/Blue and the Nintendo Switch. While i...
 
 
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Yakuza Kiwami 2 Review-In-Progress

It’s true, on the surface Yakuza Kiwami 2 is a remake of the PlayStation 2 original, Yakuza 2, but the transition to PlayStation 4 is anything but surface-level. Yakuza Kiwami 2 is a huge game, packed with content from th...
 
 
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Gamescom 2018: Kingdom Hearts 3 Hands-On Preview

Transcribed from notes taken by Adam Ghiggino The wait has been long, with a decade passing since the last console Kingdom Hearts game released, but there’s now less than 6 months to go until Kingdom Hearts 3 arrives. At Gamesc...
 

 
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Gamescom 2018: Forza Horizon 4 Hands-On Preview

Transcribed from notes taken by Adam Ghiggino At Gamecom 2018, Rocket Chainsaw Editor and Founder, Adam Ghiggino, had the opportunity to try out Playground Games’ Forza Horizon 4. The game marks the second time the Horizon seri...
 
 
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Gamescom 2018: Devil May Cry 5 Hands-On on Xbox One X

Big combos, cheesy one-liners, great hair. All important elements in making a Devil May Cry game, and I’m happy to report that Devil May Cry 5  has all of these in spades. However, what surprised me most after playing thr...
 
 
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Hands-On Preview

There’s no doubt that Super Smash Bros. has become one of Nintendo’s largest IPs since its inception on the Nintendo 64, but it’s also one of their most predictable. With every console generation we’re sure to receive a new ent...
 

 
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The Crew 2 Beta Impressions

The Crew 2‘s release date is less than one month away now and the hype car, hype boat and hype plane are all in overdrive as players are given the chance to try out The Crew 2 Beta and see what’s changed in The Unit...
 
 
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God of War Review-In-Progress

God of War, as a whole, is a series which has become synonymous with big, brutal cutscenes and its violent protagonist, Kratos. In a landscape where Sony have moved further and further into the realm of games with a more nuance...
 
 
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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Preview

Full disclosure: I didn’t play Obsidian Entertainment’s original Pillars of Eternity which was released in 2015 on PC and Mac OS, then later in 2017 for consoles. Admittedly going into a demo of its sequel, Pillars of Ete...
 

 
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Civilization VI: Rise and Fall Preview

Tim once again tries his hand at building a lasting empire in the upcoming expansion to Civilization VI.