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GAME COPS #3: At Least It’s Not About Dicks

Anthony, Adam, and Jarrod reunite once again to discuss the finer points of interactive moving image. In episode 3 we cover everything from Jarrod’s newly acquired paper weight, to which of the two GoWs you should spend y...
 
 
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Speculation: Deus Ex: The Fall (Human Revolution 2)

Deus Ex: Human Revolution launched in 2011 to critical acclaim. The fans demanded more. And if our Rocket Chainsaw speculation feature is anything to go by, they may just get “more” sooner than they think. Join us a...
 

 
 
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Competition: Win a copy of Tomb Raider!

Heard of Beat the Bomb? If you haven’t, you really should pay attention. Beat the Bomb is an Australian based entertainment distributor specialising in all things video games. That means software across almost every platf...
 
 
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GAME COPS Episode #2: Silent Hill: Revelengeance

2013, Melbourne, Australia. A warm summers night, walkways glow in the soothing luminescence of weary streetlamps. A fit of laughter, clanging of trashcans, and stray cat in heat: the only sounds to spike above the droning whit...
 

 
 
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Preview: Luigi’s Mansion 2

Luigi’s Mansion 2 had me fooled. Delayed ad nauseum, I’d become convinced the green machine’s latest ghost hunt would remain locked ironically within the fabled “development hell”. Not so. Luigi...
 
 
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Deep into the Darkness: A Demon’s Souls Retrospective

Demon’s Souls. For some the name instils fear, conjuring up repressed memories of demonic terrors and soul crushing brutality. But for others, Demon’s Souls is more a ‘title’, one that resonates with the...
 

 
 
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March in Gaming

I’m fairly certain that every Rocket Chainsaw staffer is in panic mode, because damn look at all these video games. We’ve got plenty to play and review, and most interesting is how many of these are “kind of a...
 
 
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Game Lens #10: Alan Wake

Game Lens is a gaming “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 co...
 

 
 
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Recap: Sony’s PlayStation Meeting 2013

The Announcement Many moons of waiting have come to an end, as today Sony Computer Entertainment took the stage and broadcast to the world their announcement of the PlayStation 4. It’s exactly what you think: Sony’s...
 
 
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Feature: Real Racing 3 Launch

Real Racing 3 might just be a showcase of the future of the Australian game industry. Developed by Firemonkeys, currently Australia’s largest game development studio and based in Melbourne, it’s also being published by the corp...
 

 
 
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Game Lens #9: Grand Theft Auto IV

Game Lens is a gaming “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 co...
 
 
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GAME COPS Episode #1: The Adventures of Senic & Remen

Introducing Rocket Chainsaw’s very own video podcast: GAME COPS. Each episode chronicles our armchair, virtual gaming officers dispensing righteous justice upon all manner of interactive entertainment, high-and-mighty dev...
 

 
 
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February in Gaming

Although we’re always looking to delight and surprise with our features, sometimes it pays to go back to basics. First we brought you daily recaps of gaming news, and now we bring you monthly schedules of what to expect f...
 
 
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Game Lens #8: Half-Life 2 & Portal 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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Hands-On: Dead Space 3

This preview was contributed by Jeremy Jastrzab, freelance writer, attending a hands-on session on Rocket Chainsaw’s behalf. The recently released DmC stirred enough controversy amongst the fan base for one desperado to a...
 
 
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Eyes-on Disney Infinity

I doubt I was alone in conjuring thoughts of Scrooge McDuck diving into his vault of wealth when word leaked of Disney’s venture into Skylanders territory. Activision were right to bank on their figurine collecting virtua...
 

 
 
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Game Lens #7: Panorama-rama

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 Chainsaw’s Official 2012 Game of the Year

We took our time, but it’s finally here: introducing Rocket Chainsaw’s very first Official Game of the Year awards. Late last year we requested both readers and staff submit their top five favourite games of 2012, a...