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E3 2013: Batman: Arkham Origins Preview

At this year’s E3, Rocket Chainsaw managed to have a peek at the sequel to the recent and critically-acclaimed Batman games: Batman: Arkham Origins. The main story of Arkham Origins will see Batman trying to survive the a...
 
 
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E3 2013: Blackguards Preview

We had a chance to sit down with Blackguards’ Senior Producer, taking us through Daedalic’s first 3D game: Blackguards. The game is based on The Dark Eye pen-and-paper RPG system, which is highly popular in Europe. ...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Pac-Man Preview

In yet another E3 surprise, Namco’s classic Pac-Man franchise is all geared up for a re-release with not one, but three games. The first of these titles is Pac-Man Museum, which is a compilation of the various Pac-Man gam...
 
 
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E3 2013: Forza Motorsport 5

Broom broom! Xbox One is here to stay, and our debut look at the games came from none other than Forza Motorsport 5. The Xbox branded premiere racing franchise would be hard pressed to miss the launch of a brand new system, and...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Company of Heroes 2 Preview

Content written by Adam Shurey. I spoke with Relic’s Mission Designer on Company of Heroes 2, an RTS with a strong historical theme, featuring battles that actually happened in real life during WW2 while trying to be as a...
 
 
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E3 2013: Dark Souls II Preview

Lurking deep within the terror that is the E3 experience, Namco Bandai lurked, luring us into their booth with promises of great things to see. And they were right. For within the shadows we found Dark Souls II, the latest buil...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Nintendo Direct

In lieu of a live press conference at E3 2013, Nintendo has decided to go ahead and host a Nintendo Direct. We’ve got it covered here. Watch: http://www.nintendo.com.au/nintendodirect —————&#...
 
 
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E3 2013: Sony PlayStation Conference

Watch: http://e3.eu.playstation.com/ ——————————- 11:00 – Eleven! Hasn’t started! 11:05 – Still loading people into the theatre, apparently. Running l...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Ubisoft Conference

Watch: http://www.youtube.com/user/ubisoft ——————————— 8:00 – We’re ready. But Ubisoft is not. Waiting! 8:01 – And we’re off! With Jerry ...
 
 
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E3 2013: EA Games Conference

Watch: http://www.ea.com/au/e3/live-stream ————————————————————————- 5:55 – F...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Microsoft Xbox Conference

Watch – http://www.xbox.com Xbox go! ———————————— 2:24 – Waiting. Waiting. Waiting. 2:30 – !!! 2:32 – Various feed are up. Now it&#...
 
 
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Rocket Chainsaw E3 2013 Guide

E3 2013 IS HERE!!! IT’S HERE!!! YESSS!!! OH MY GOD!!!! It’s almost here. So relax, take a deep breath, sit the fuck down, and pay attention for a moment. While it is Monday in Australia, Los Angeles is wrapping up i...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Konami Presentation Recap

Kicking things off before everybody else, Konami has just held their annual pre-E3 press conference. Taking a leaf out of Nintendo Direct, the event was a pre-recorded affair covering the likes of Pro Evolution Soccer 2014, Met...
 
 
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June in Gaming

Try not to let E3 2013 distract you. Despite June’s focus directed towards Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo, along with every third party under the sun, and their wealth of unannounced, unreleased games, there’s actual...
 

 
 
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Metro: Last Light: The Power of Place

To me, the setting is probably the most important aspect of playing a game. If I think about all the games I like, they have one thing in common: a well-realised setting in which they take place. From the classic Shenmue throug...
 
 
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Planning Ahead: The DLC Dilemma

When I’m considering making a DLC purchase, I often weigh up a number of key factors before digging into my virtual wallet. Firstly, is the price of the DLC justified by the content on offer? Secondly, is the DLC integral to th...
 

 
 
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Preview: Remember Me

When it came to previewing Remember Me at Microsoft’s Sydney office, I knew nothing about it until I picked up my controller. Was it going to be an action adventure game? A fighter? An RPG? As it turned out, Remember Me h...
 
 
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Preview: Grid 2

With just under a month until its release, racing fans are revving up their engines for Grid 2. Coming five years after the original Grid, this sequel so far seems to have kept the fun spirit of the original. We were lucky enou...