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Game Lens #6: Just Cause 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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Rocket Boom: Third Time’s An Arm

Welcome back to Rocket Boom, where we’ll be ringing in the new year with the exciting third edition. Moving on from the RPG focus of the first two editions, it’s time for a change of pace. I’ll give you a few ...
 

 
 
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Rocket Recap – Second Half of 2012

Back in July, the Rocket Chainsaw staff provided their thrilling insight into the best and most disappointing titles from the first half of 2012. With the year now coming to its conclusion, so too does this feature, as we retur...
 
 
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Rocket Chainsaw “Game of the Year” – Enter and Win!

The last twelve months have been very special at Rocket Chainsaw. Our humble launch in February was followed by months of top class coverage of the Australian game industry, and the medium we all love dearly. We’ve covere...
 

 
 
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Preview: Fuse

Fuse  has come under a bit of fire ever since it was unveiled as the new form of Overstrike, a comedic spy-themed game first unveiled at E3 2011. The art style and tone of Fuse has since appeared to shift to become more realist...
 
 
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Interview: Brian Allgeier, Creative Director of Fuse, Insomniac Games

Fuse is not only notable for being Insomniac Games (developers of Ratchet & Clank) first multi-platform title, but for gaining attention for a rather radical identity shift, changing from the humourous Overstrike trailer sh...
 

 
 
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Preview: Dead Space 3

I’ve been a fan of Dead Space ever since the series’ debut back in EA’s experimental phase, which also birthed the perhaps unfairly maligned mutant child Mirror’s Edge in 2008.  Visceral Games have built...
 
 
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Interview: Mike Read, Producer on Crysis 3

As part of EA’s Asia Pacific showcase this week, I was not only able to get some hands-on time with some pretty wizard titles like Crysis 3 (previews coming soon), but also interview some of the people behind them. Mike R...
 

 
 
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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...