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E3 2012 Preview: Injustice: Gods Among Us

The presence of big name superheroes in fighting games isn’t a new concept, but ongoing interest in these masked and/or caped crusaders ensures that a steady stream of titles is released to the eager market. After the 2008 rele...
 
 
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E3 2012: Nintendo 3DS Conference Liveblog

A conference dedicated to 3DS software. New Super Mario Bros. 2, Luigi’s Mansion, Castlevania, Paper Mario and more are expected to make an appearance. Lets hope this one is better than the last! ———R...
 

 
 
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E3 2012 Preview: Silent Hill: Book of Memories

Of all the survival horror series, there probably isn’t one that is as controversial as Silent Hill. While most gamers can agree that the first three titles are amongst the greatest games ever made, subsequent entries have divi...
 
 
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E3 2012 Preview: Crysis 3

In with the huge batch of games we saw on day one of E3 2012 was Electronic Arts’ and Crytek’s shooter Crysis 3. Built on the latest version of Crytek’s propriety CryEngine 3, the German developers are again b...
 

 
 
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E3 2012 Preview: Dead Space 3

Among the many games that the RC contingent got a glimpse of at E3, Dead Space 3 ranked near the top in terms of just how much we were able to spy. Along with our own hands-on experience, Visceral were also able to treat us to ...
 
 
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E3 2012: Nintendo Conference Liveblog

Join with us as Satoru Iwata, Shigeru Miyamoto and Reggie Fils-Aime blow the roof off E3 2012 with more Wii U news than you can shake a waggle wand at. It begins in about an hour. Our bodies are ready. Are yours? Make sure to f...
 

 
 
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E3 2012: EA Conference Liveblog

EA, it’s in the game, and those games are Crysis 3, Medal of Honor, Sim City, Dead Space, and plenty of other goodies. Join is as we live blog all about EA’s goodies. ————- 6:01: And so it be...
 
 
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E3 2012: Microsoft Conference Liveblog

2.29: And we are just about ready to go! 2.30: And we have a live-action trailer… It appears to be for Halo. The CG trailer looks very similar to BattleStar Galactica. Master Chief and Cortana are back. We see our first i...
 

 
 
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Crytek: “Next Generation Of Consoles Will Be The Last”

In an interview with German website Golem, Crytek’s CEO Cevat Yerli has made his doubts about the future of hardcore console gaming clear. He said: “The console will displace the PC, you hear it again and again. On ...
 
 
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E3 2012: Rocket Chainsaw’s Hopes and Fears

Pre-E3 2012 events have already started, but tomorrow the real deal kicks off, as Sony, Microsoft, EA and Ubisoft hit home runs (or so we hope) with their press conferences. But, before all the good times start, the fine staff ...
 

 
 
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Preview: XCOM: Enemy Unknown

It’s been almost twenty years since the debut of the alien-battling XCOM series, and accompanying developer and publisher changes have also seen shake-ups in the basic gameplay of the series. The latest effort, in a joint...
 
 
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Preview: Metro: Last Light

At THQ’s pre-E3 showcase last week, Rocket Chainsaw was also given a glimpse of one of the publishers yet-to-be-released dark horses – Metro: Last Light. First teased at last year’s E3, the not-quite-FPS will ...
 

 
 
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Preview: Lost Planet 3

The recent announcement of Lost Planet 3 was a surprise to many. After the icy reception following the release of the second game, many expected the series to remain buried. However, Capcom has sought to revive the franchise, n...
 
 
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Australian Gaming Bargains – 31/05/2012

A slightly more subdued bargains listing greets us all this week. With everyone getting used to Diablo III robbing them of loved ones, there’s not a lot in the way of highly-anticipated new releases to come out this week....
 

 
 
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Rocket Chainsaw’s E3 Conference Guide

In only one week the annual event gamers all around the world know, love and fear will roll around. We’re talking of none other than the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3 as it’s known to the common, trendy folk....
 
 
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See Rocket Chainsaw’s 1st segment on New Game Plus!

If you missed our first segment on New Game Plus tonight, have no fear – because, the episode is now available online to enjoy as well! In this month’s segment, we discuss our E3 predictions for the coming event. Ho...
 

 
 
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Preview: DmC: Devil May Cry

It’s fair to say that there’s been a lot of fan controversy over DmC: Devil May Cry, which is ostensibly a reboot of the franchise, eschewing the silver-haired bad-boy protagonist Dante for a younger, dark-haired an...
 
 
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Preview: Company of Heroes 2

At a Pre-E3 THQ event held last week, I had the chance to view a pre-recorded presentation from developers Relic Entertainment on the next big project – Company of  Heroes 2. The name of the project should  be enough to g...