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Rocket Chainsaw’s Game of E3 2017 Awards

E3 is always a massive time of the year, with new game announcements, huge information blowouts on games previously announced and sometimes even console announcements all vying for your attention. This year there was heaps of p...
 
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E3 2017: Ni no Kuni 2 Is A Stylish Evolution Of The Original (Hands-on)

When I was growing up, my two favourite things were RPGs and anime, so when I found out that Level-5 and Studio Ghibli were teaming up create a game I was insanely excited. After waiting years for a Western release, Ni no Kuni ...
 
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E3 2017: Assassin’s Creed Origins Hands-On Preview

Ancient Egypt has been one of the most requested locales for the Assassin’s Creed series since the first game (sorry feudal Japan fans!), and with Assassin’s Creed Origins Ubisoft has finally delivered that setting. Following l...

 
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E3 2017: Call of Cthulhu Takes You to the Mouth of Madness (Preview)

H.P. Lovecraft’s work is never far from the world of video games, as his dark stories have influenced games like Eternal Darkness and Bloodborne. Now, developers Cyanide are working on an adaptation of the old 1981 pen-an...
 
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E3 2017: If You’re Not Scared of Rats, A Plague Tale: Innocence Will Fix That (Preview)

Not every game shown at E3 has to be a huge, all-encompassing blockbuster title. Sometimes, the titles that leave the greatest impression on you are just based around a small idea, or unique use of technology, but executed in a...
 
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E3 2017: Vampyr is the Ultimate Vampire Game (Preview)

Vampyr is the third game from developers Dontnod Entertainment, previously having worked on Life is Strange and Remember Me. However, Vampyr is their most ambitious project yet – an Action RPG meant to be the ultimate vam...

 
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E3 2017: Project CARS 2 is Ready To Go Bumper-To-Bumper with Forza (Preview)

Project CARS  was a confident and impressive franchise debut into the simulation racing genre, from developers Slightly Mad Games (previously responsible for the Need for Speed SHIFT series). And I do mean confident – the...
 
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E3 2017: Total War: Warhammer 2 Hands-On Preview

Creative Assembly’s Total War: Warhammer II was first on the agenda for strategy fans at E3 2017, and the hands-on experience did not disappoint. At Sega’s booth in the LA Convention Center’s West Hall, attend...
 
 
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The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind Review

Before Skyrim, before Oblivion, there was The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind. The first true 3D open-world western RPG to bless the original Xbox console. It changed the genre forever, and set standards which some would argue hav...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
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Impact Winter Review – An Apocalypse To Avoid

I have a long history with top-down games, ranging from the early days of RPGs like Neverwinter Nights, to the more recent interpretations like Don’t Starve. Impact Winter fits right between those two games, with the non-linear...