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Preview: SimCity

SimCity has unexpectedly become one of my most anticipated games for 2013. While I’ve briefly tried some of its past iterations, I’ve never been the biggest follower of the series. However, each demonstration I̵...
 
 
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Game Lens #5: Crysis & Crysis 2

Game Lens is a game photography feature. I hack, mod, tweak, and stress games (and myself) to not only make them as beautiful as possible; but to explore their environments free of HUD, overlays, and physical confinements; and ...
 

 
 
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Game Lens #4: Mass Effect 3

Game Lens is a game photography feature. I hack, mod, tweak, and stress games (and myself) to not only make them as beautiful as possible; but to explore their environments free of HUD, overlays, and physical confinements; and ...
 
 
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Game Lens #3

Game Lens is a game photography feature. I hack, mod, tweak, and stress games (and myself) to not only make them as beautiful as possible; but to explore their environments free of HUD, overlays, and physical confinements; and ...
 

 
 
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Disaster and Strategy in SimCity

SimCity was one of the big games EA highlighted this year at E3, and it definitely caught my attention at the booth’s presentation. It’s a game that is truly aiming to update the series for the next generation ̵...
 
 
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Final Rocket Chainsaw segment airs tonight on New Game Plus!

It’s been fun, but all good things must come to an end. Except Home and Away. In any case, the final Rocket Chainsaw segment will air tonight on New Game Plus, as a special spooky Halloween special. On 29 October at 10:30...
 

 
 
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Rocket Scares 2012: Free horror games for Halloween

Happy Halloween from Rocket Chainsaw! We hope you had a great weekend trick or treating or, for you older folk, attending Halloween parties and sipping witches’ brew. And if you live in the Melbourne area, you may have seen our...
 
 
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Win a DOOM 3 BFG Edition Prize Pack!

With Halloween rapidly approaching, it’s the season of scary, and what better way to celebrate than with a super-scary classic? DOOM 3 BFG Edition is now out in stores – it’s the same game that scared you poop...
 

 
 
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Game Lens #2

Game Lens is a game photography feature. I hack, mod, tweak, and stress games (and myself) to not only make them as beautiful as possible; but to explore their environments free of HUD, overlays, and physical confinements; and ...
 
 
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EB Expo 2012 Recap

From the 5th to the 7th and, for only the second time in recorded history, gamers were able to step into a crowded exhibition hall and wait in lines for up to two and a half hours to play or buy a bunch of video games. It doesn...
 

 
 
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EB Games Expo 2012: Halo 4 Interview

One of the most popular games by far at this year’s EB Expo was, unsurprisingly, Halo 4. Fans hungry to experience Master Chief’s new adventure queued up for half an hour or longer to get into the event booth to play the game f...
 
 
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EB Games Expo 2012: Ladies in Gaming Panel

In amongst the video games, queues and Ed Boon sightings, a few panel discussions took place at the 2012 EB Games Expo in Sydney. One such panel that Rocket Chainsaw were lucky enough to sit on was the Ladies in Gaming Panel, p...
 

 
 
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EB Expo 2012 Highlight: Astro Gaming

This year’s EB Expo was certainly something, with an impressive line-up of games, events and products catering to all tastes. It was the first time the expo has been open to the public in Sydney and the resulting turnout was hu...
 
 
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EB Expo 2012 Highlight: Medal of Honor Warfighter Interview

There were plenty of blockbuster titles on show at this year’s EB Expo, and shooting fans in particular were spoilt for choice. Whether they wanted a shot at the multiplayer in Halo 4 or Call of Duty Black Ops II, there w...
 

 
 
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Rocket Boom: The Second Coming

Welcome to the second edition of Rocket Boom (you can view the first edition here), where I’ll be taking a look at the other half of the Shin Megami Tensei: Persona series. After the slightly unorthodox soundtracks of Per...
 
 
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Game Lens #1: Mirror’s Edge

Game Lens is a game photography feature. I hack, mod, tweak, and stress games (and myself) to not only make them as beautiful as possible; but to explore their environments free of HUD, overlays, and physical confinements; and ...
 

 
 
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World of Warcraft – Seven Years Young

A lot can happen in seven years, even when speaking exclusively of the world of gaming. Developers have risen only to fall. Franchises are born, then left to gather dust. Or, to put the time frame into a perspective understanda...
 
 
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Movie Review: Resident Evil: Retribution

It’s time for yet another bi-annual Resident Evil flick, and by this point any criticism I level at the film can be met with the riposte, “What were you expecting?” Fans of the RE games know by now that the fi...