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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...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Infamous: Second Son Preview

Sucker Punch Studios is making the leap into-next gen with the third iteration of the Infamous series, Second Son. As the name implies, Second Son will feature a new protagonist in Delsin Rowe, a 24 year-old Native American who...
 
 
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E3 2013: Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn Preview

In the latter half of 2010 Square Enix launched what was then their next big adventure into the world of MMORPGs. It was called Final Fantasy XIV, and it was generally considered to be pretty awful. Awful enough for the directo...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Wolfenstein: The New Order Preview

It’s the 1960’s. The German Nazi Party has defeated the allies in World War II, conquering the known world, and even being the first to step foot on the moon. Much has changed, but unfortunately for them B.J. Blazko...
 
 
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E3 2013: Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014 Preview

After last year’s outing on PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and iOS, Magic: The Gathering – Duels of the Planeswalkers is back again. The sequel, aptly named Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014, seeks to improve last year&#...
 

 
 
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E3 2013: Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare Preview

It seems hard to image that Plants vs. Zombies was first released four years ago to critical acclaim and demand for ports to various systems, such as mobile platforms, Nintendo DS and even PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. With its s...
 
 
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E3 2013: Total War: Rome II Preview

Early September this year real time strategy fans will be delighted with The Creative Assembly’s next foray into the Total War franchise, finally catering to fan demands and delivering Rome II. Yep, we’re returning ...