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Australian Gaming Bargains – 10/05/2012

This week’s bargains roundup takes a bit of a break in intensity from past weeks. With few new releases to speak of, many retailers are instead gearing up for Mother’s Day commemorations. There are still some intere...
 
 
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Obscure Retroness #2

Welcome to the second installment of Obscure Retroness! Capcom and fighting game fans rejoice, because today we’re going to pick at one of their finest video game adaptations: JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure for the Sony PlayStation a...
 

 
 
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Pre-Production Footage Of Assassin’s Creed May Surprise You

Something that you may not know is that Ubisoft’s 2007 release, Assassin’s Creed, started life as a new Prince Of Persia game. Thanks to one of Ubisoft’s ex-sound designers though, we’ve been given a gli...
 
 
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Preview: Hands-On With Dragon’s Dogma

Capcom’s upcoming action RPG, Dragon’s Dogma, is a slightly unusual beast. As I’m sure that many of you have tried the recently released demo, you’ve probably started to make your own conclusions about t...
 

 
 
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Speculation: Eternal Darkness 2 for Wii U

“Deep in the bowels of the Starship Rocket Chainsaw, the monkeys work tirelessly, hunched over a forest of blinking terminals, attending to printers spitting out an endless cycle of repeating binary. Every line of code an...
 
 
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Australian Gaming Bargains – 26/04/2012

This week is a rather slow one on the bargains front. The most notable new release game has to be Prototype 2, which can be found for the price of $78.00 at several outlets. Outside of this, Big W has a pretty impressive listin...
 

 
 
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Preview: Diablo III

The original Diablo more-or-less invented the point-and-click action RPG genre, and its wide variety of monsters and generous loot drops made it an addictive and fun title. Diablo II took the concept online, and became one of t...
 
 
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Interview: Toshimichi Mori from Arc System Works

This interview was contributed by Brad Jolly(@DYoshii), co-host of New Game Plus, airing tonight at 10:30pm on Channel 31, as well as being posted online. The Blazblue series has continued Arc System Works’ lust for 2D fi...
 

 
 
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Obscure Retroness #1

Welcome to Obscure Retroness, a new feature at Rocket Chainsaw that we hope to make a regular. Our aim here is to spotlight games from eras past that may be just a little bit obscure and tough to track down and play in their or...
 
 
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This Week in Pandaria: Talents & Specs

2012 is shaping up to be a big year for MMOs, with games like TERA, Guild Wars 2, and Star Wars: The Old Republic all trying to make a name for themselves in a market dominated by World of Warcraft. Blizzard aren’t going to tak...
 

 
 
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Rocket Boom: The First Edition

Though the autumn chill may be setting in, the afterburners of Rocket Chainsaw burn as heatedly as ever. As such, I’m proud to introduce the first edition of our new monthly feature, Rocket Boom. Rocket Boom will focus on...
 
 
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Australian Gaming Bargains – 12/04/2012

This week’s bargain listing is a bit light on new releases, but plentiful on bargains. Dick Smith have had their major price slashing sale this week, including such highlights as the Nintendo DSi XL for $40.00. Have you m...
 

 
 
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What Molydid: The Melbourne What Would Molydeux Game Jam

The room is smaller than I expected. And warmer, too. We’re in an old building at the Spencer Street end of Bourke Street, four floors up and without a lift. The window is open, letting in the air from an unseasonably warm Melb...
 
 
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Lots Of New Atelier Ayesha Screenshots

Less than a year after releasing Atelier Meruru in Japan, Gust Corporation announced that the next game in their Atelier series, Atelier Ayesha will be released in Japan. With the PlayStation 3 exclusive’s release date no...
 

 
 
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Sleeping Dogs Preview

Sleeping Dogs – it’s the True Crime game that wasn’t. Back in 2011, Activision decided to cancel the third game of the crime series for a variety of reasons. But that wasn’t the end of the development cy...
 
 
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Info & Media For Nippon Ichi’s New PS3 RPGs

Alongside their announcement that they’ll be localising three new JRPGs for PlayStation 3, Nippon Ichi Software America also released some media for the games. Courtesy of the U.S PlayStation Blog, we’ve got trailer...
 

 
 
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Google Maps Now Has An RPG Style ‘Quest View’

We’ve seen some rather amusing April Fools jokes over the years, and Google have given us a real cracker this time. If you head over to Google Maps, you’ll notice that there’s a new ‘Quest View’ op...
 
 
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Australian Gaming Bargains – 29/03/2012

We’re experiencing yet another quiet week on the bargains front. The only release possibly of note that comes to mind is that of Kid Icarus Uprising, which can be found for $59.00 at most stores. Big W Sale Period: 29/03/...