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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/...
 

 
 
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Rocket Chainsaw Speculation: Eternal Darkness 2

“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 – 22/03/2012

 After nothing to report last week, this week’s series of Australian Gaming Bargains returns a little bit quieter than usual. One of the only new games worthy of note is Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City, which shall ...
 

 
 
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Preview: The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings (360)

The Witcher 2: Assassin of Kings on the Xbox 360 has some very interesting roots. It began life as a series of short stories and fantasy novels by author Andrzej Sapkowski, writing out of Poland where the series is known as Wie...
 
 
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Australian Gaming Bargains – 08/03/2012

This week’s bargains listings don’t have a lot of stores listed, but they certainly have a game or two on offer. You may have heard of a little game called Mass Effect 3 being released this week. Below you’ll ...
 

 
 
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Resident Evil 6 will have a dialogue system

According to Japanese magazine Dengeki PlayStation, the upcoming Resident Evil 6 will be adding yet another new feature, this time in the form of a dialogue system. As Siliconera reports, the system will be “seamless̶...
 
 
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GDC 2012 Information/Rumour Roundup

The Game Developers Conference has become somewhat of an oddball, the annual event having arguably strayed away from it’s roots as a home for developers to share technical and design insight, and rant and rave amongst the...
 

 
 
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Australian Gaming Bargains – 01/03/2012

Though summer is just about over, you can be assured that bargains are just heating up! Okay, so perhaps they’re still actually remaining at room temperature, but there’s bound to be something here that will take yo...
 
 
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Review: 3DS Circle Pad Pro

It was a surprise to everyone. Starting out as a rumour on the French gadget website 01net, nobody truly believed Nintendo intended to release an analogue pad dongle for the Nintendo 3DS. It sounded like the stuff out of periph...
 

 
 
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Australian Gaming Bargains – 25/02/12

The inaugural Rocket Chainsaw Australian Gaming Bargains see a couple of new releases, with perhaps the most vital of all being the Australian launch of the PlayStation Vita, Sony’s new handheld console. It can be found a...
 
 
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Preview: SSX

A few weeks ago, I was invited to take an early look at the upcoming revitalisation of one of gaming’s favourite snowboarding series, known simply as SSX. The event was held at Red Bull’s Headquarters, where the med...
 

 
 
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Prototype 2 – Interview with Producer Jonathon Lim

In 2009, Radical Entertainment’s Prototype set the gaming world ablaze with its emphasis on open-world exploring and gritty combat, combined with some of the sensibilities of John Carpenter’s 1982 sci-fi classic The...
 
 
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Welcome to Rocket Chainsaw Beta!

Hello, champions of fine internet taste, and welcome to this beta version of Rocket Chainsaw! If the name has led you to believe that we will be supplying unnecessarily projectile power tools for low prices, I apologise, becaus...