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Interview: Jeremy Greiner, Creative Director on Darksiders II

It’s hard to find a good original IP in gaming these days, especially one which is successful enough to warrant a sequel. As publishers rely on tried-and-true franchises to ring out a few more bucks every year, it’s...
 
 
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Australian Gaming Bargains – 27/07/2012

The bargains for this week are somewhat slender pickings, after a few weeks of density. There are no big new releases at the moment, while the best bargains to be had may very well be Target’s 2 for $40.00 sale. Big W Sal...
 

 
 
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Feature: Tekken Tag Tournament 2: Interview with Katsuhiro Harada

The Tekken series has been around for almost twenty years now, and throughout this time has gathered a reputation as one of the most popular fighting game series in the world, beloved by fans for its mix of characters while als...
 
 
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Australian Gaming Bargains – 13/07/2012

This week’s bargain listing is a little more restrained than what we saw last week. A lot of sales have wrapped up, and there is little in the way of new catalogs.  Big W has a few new deals, while Dick Smith is still run...
 

 
 
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Rocket Recap 2012

It’s amazing that half the year is already gone, isn’t it? While we’ve still got five and a bit months to go before we can unveil our best and worst picks of this year, we at Rocket Chainsaw have put our heads...
 
 
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Obscure Retroness #3

After a lengthy absence, Obscure Retroness is back for yet another round, with more questions and answers than you can poke a stick at a giant ant at! Will we cover PC games? Are there any Game Boy Games in the pipeline? Shall ...
 

 
 
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Preview: Toybox

Let’s face it: mobile games are all about distraction. They’re something for you to do while you wait at your public transport stop rather than push someone onto the train tracks out of boredom. That’s something that I love abo...
 
 
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Australian Gaming Bargains – 04/07/2012

After a hefty absence, the regular RC bargains are back in business! It’s a good time to be a gamer, as there are a lot of stores which have major sales on – and oh yes, they do include many, many games! While there...
 

 
 
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E3 2012 Preview: Star Trek

I have to say, one of the biggest surprises of last year’s E3 had to be the reveal of the new Star Trek game by Digital Extremes – not just because it’s rare to see a Star Trek title these days, but because it...
 
 
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Reggie Says Wii U Is The Only Console You’ll Need

Speaking to IGN, Reggie Fils-Aime (the president of Nintendo of America) had a few things to say about Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console. Calling it a “tremendously powerful system”, he went on to describe wha...
 

 
 
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E3 2012 Preview: Transformers: Fall of Cybertron

Transformers: Fall of Cybertron is Activision’s latest entry into the well established Transformers series, and at E3, we at Rocket Chainsaw were eager to have a go at it. Developed by High Moon Studios (Transformers: War...
 
 
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E3 2012 Preview: LittleBigPlanet 2 Cross-Controller DLC

Multiplayer gaming is hardly a new idea, but it’s always been a dream for gamers to be able to play a game with friends although the hardware they are playing on might not be the same. It’s been tried a few times before in game...
 

 
 
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E3 2012 Preview: Scribblenauts Unlimited

Scribblenauts Unlimited is a natural fit for the Wii U. After all, the Wii U’s gamepad essentially transforms your television into a larger version of the DS, so bringing across a title that used the handheld’s touc...
 
 
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E3 2012 Preview: Skylanders Giants

It’s no secret that Skylanders: Spyro’s Adventure has been insanely successful in two things: resurrecting the Spyro franchise and making publisher Activision a ton of cash. It’s been so successful that a sequel, titled Skyland...
 

 
 
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E3 2012 Preview: The Elder Scrolls Online

The announcement that the next game in the Elder Scrolls series was going to be an MMO led to some consternation among gamers. How could Bethesda possibly pull this off? Especially for a game series that has been built around i...
 
 
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E3 2012 Preview: Watch Dogs

The general consensus surrounding E3 this year was one of disappointment. With weak showings from Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo, it was easy to feel underwhelmed by what was being put on offer. It’s not too surprising, however; ...
 

 
 
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E3 2012 Preview: Nintendo Land

Since Nintendo’s new Wii U console was announced last year, gamers and non-gamers alike wondered how it would work. Given the addition of the new touchscreen-based controller, there were many possibilities. Rocket Chainsaw, alo...
 
 
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E3 2012 Preview: Splinter Cell: Blacklist

Ubisoft Toronto, the new studio headed by Assassin’s Creed alumni Jade Raymond, has a number of games in the works, but the first to be publicly outed is Splinter Cell: Blacklist. The latest entry in the growing chronicle...