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E3 2013: Rocket Chainsaw’s Best of E3 Awards

E3 2013 came. And now E3 2013 is gone. You lived it at home, and we lived it from the show floor. There was much to see, do, and smell, but only the very best were worth immortalising on this here website. And so it is with gre...
 
 
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E3 2013: Interview with Wargaming.net

During this year’s E3 I was able to sit down with some of the people at Wargaming.net, including two of their PR and Marketing managers, Max Chuvalov and Sharon Ng. For those unfamiliar with Wargaming.net, they’re t...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Sonic Lost World Preview

Ah, Sonic the Hedgehog. Where would the world be without you? Better of due to a lack of terrible fan characters and crazy aficionados? Quite possibly. But whether you feel that way about Sonic or not, there’s no doubt th...
 
 
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E3 2013: Ryse: Son of Rome Preview

Among the list of new intellectual properties announced at this year’s E3 was Crytek’s Ryse: Son of Rome, a third person action game that will be exclusive to Xbox One and published by Microsoft. If Ryse looks somew...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Killzone: Shadow Fall & Killzone: Mercenary Preview

At Sony’s dedicated area at E3 for PAL press, I was given the opportunity to go hands-on with the PlayStation Vita’s upcoming Killzone: Mercenary and the PlayStation 4 launch title Killzone: Shadow Fall. Before discussing my ti...
 
 
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E3 2013: Destiny Preview

Halo left a profound impact on the Xbox community, but now Bungie have broken free of their famous heritage with a multiplatform sci-fi online-only shooter Destiny, to be published by Activision. I was treated to a closed door ...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Need for Speed: Rivals Preview

The classic Need for Speed franchise is back in action once more, with a new game, Need for Speed: Rivals set to make its debut in November. We had the opportunity to preview the game at this year’s E3. Rivals is develope...
 
 
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E3 2013: Tom Clancy’s The Division Preview

Ubisoft’s surprise debut of Tom Clancy’s The Division was among the core of titles that had E3 crowds buzzing. I was lucky enough to score a seat at a behind closed door presentation of the game at Ubisoft’s b...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Titanfall Preview

After the fallout between Activision and the original Infinity Ward Call of Duty developers, the exiting studio heads and staff founded Respawn Entertainment. With the assistance of an exclusive Electronic Arts publishing deal,...
 
 
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E3 2013: Project Spark Preview

One of the games shown at E3 this year that was sure to get tongues wagging was Project Spark, a Microsoft-exclusive title focusing on creation. It’s a game that calls back to Minecraft but isn’t just about creative...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Murdered: Soul Suspect Preview

Murdered: Soul Suspect was revealed to the world just a few weeks before E3, so it was no surprise that the game would be shown at the event. We had the opportunity to have a look at the game behind closed doors at the Square E...
 
 
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E3 2013: South Park: The Stick of Truth Preview

Obsidian Entertainment’s South Park: The Stick of Truth has had a tumultuous past few months, so it was a delight to see it make an appearance at E3. After an initial delay that saw the game pushed back to a March 2013 re...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Thief Preview

Following in the footsteps of Deus Ex: Human Revolution, Eidos Montreal has another franchise revival in the works, and we both know it as simply Thief. Garrett’s return, or reboot to be precise, is on its way to a multit...
 
 
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E3 2013: Battlefield 4 Preview

One of the biggest games to make a proper debut at E3 2013 was Electronic Arts’ Battlefield 4. As Rocket Chainsaw’s self-confessed Battlefield addict, I attended both the single-player presentations and took part in...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Disney Infinity Preview

In a couple of months Disney’s multiplatform answer to Skylanders, titled Disney Infinity, will ship around the world. Despite the release looking, Disney was sure to have Infinity on Display at E3 2013 to give us one fin...
 
 
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E3 2013: Saints Row IV Preview

What does one expect from Saints Row? A great, big dose of humour, that’s for sure. From the get-go, Saints Row IV delivers. As the President of the United States, your first choice is to either cure cancer or feed the hu...
 

 
 
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Moving with the times: A harsh reality

Last month I wrote a piece on Microsoft’s upcoming press conference and the DRM rumours that had been circling amongst games publications in the lead up. In particular, I noted that should such rumours come to fruition, M...
 
 
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E3 2013: Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Dual Destinies Preview

One of the games Rocket Chainsaw got to see for the 3DS is the 5th game in the Ace Attorney series. Starring Phoenix Wright, the game, subtitled Dual Destinies, looks like it is shaping up to be another classic entry in the lon...