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October 4, 2017

When I was young, I was a massive fan of monsters, dinosaurs, and other cool-looking spiky creatures; basically, anything that looked tough and cool. Though my enthusiasm for wicked dragons and weird creatures has waned a bit over the years, I felt a resurgence of childhood glee when I discovered the premise of Monster Hunter Stories. Your personalised character is a fledgling Rider, hailing from a small village where monsters aren’t hunted but instead befriended, trained and used to defend in combat. It’s a significant departure from other Monster Hunter titles, although you’ll recognis...

September 26, 2017

Thanks to Nintendo Australia, I had the chance to play Super Mario Odyssey, the newest 3D Mario platformer and his first ‘solo’ outing onto the Switch, and I was pleasantly surprised with what I g...

August 29, 2017

When it was first announced that Hey! Pikmin would be a drastic departure from the Pikmin series’ regular, 3D puzzle-strategy gameplay, many fans felt some trepidation over how it would turn out. I...

August 18, 2017

Miitopia is a new addition to Nintendo’s line of games featuring its Mii avatars. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who’s never made a Mii before, whether on their own console or playing Wii...

August 9, 2017

Samus Aran’s place in the Nintendo lexicon is well known: the protagonist of the Metroid  series has appeared in many genres, but basically invented the side scrolling exploration platformer. While...

June 29, 2017

Ever Oasis is an action-adventure RPG game developed by Japanese developers Grezzo for the Nintendo 3DS. You may or may not have heard of Grezzo, but they’re the people responsible for developing se...

June 26, 2017

I finally finished Rise Of The Tomb Raider. It took me a while to get into the game but by the end I’d say it is up there with the recent Deus Ex games for quality and experience. Being spoilt...

June 14, 2017

Nintendo has traditionally taken up the final press conference slot, though its showcases have recently been anything but. In this spirit, we are going to mix things up this time and bring on TWO of...

Xbox One 4K Blu-Ray fixed with new system update - Rocket Chainsaw

Blacks have never looked so black on Xbox One

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4 days ago

Need for Speed Payback Review - Rocket Chainsaw

David takes a look at Ghost Games' third Need For Speed title, Payback. It's a solid game that fans shouldn't avoid. You can check out the full review below: [Click here]

4 days ago

Assassin's Creed Origins Review - Rocket Chainsaw

Joseph walks like an Egyptian to bring us his review of Assassin's Creed Origins. Oh whey oh, you can check out his review below: [Click here]

5 days ago

8 bit team shirt $21

You can support New Game Plus AND look good by wearing our awesome merchandise.

This purple t-shirt has 8-bit pics of the original crew:

Beard man. Boob man. News man. Bald man. Nihon man. Wow man. Rae man. Kart man.

As a bonus the crew will personally sign this shirt for you!


Halfbrick's spooky AR thriller, Shadows Remain, launches on iOS 11 - Rocket Chainsaw

Shadows Remain is Halfbrick's latest game, and it uses iOS 11 to venture into the realm of Augmented Reality. It's now up on the App Store if being spooked is your thing.

5 days ago

November 14, 2017

Propel Star Wars Laser Battle Drone Launch - Australia

Propel Star Wars Drones are launching a limited number of special Star Wars Laser Battle Drones this week, at retailers nationwide! The drones are looking to merge video games with drone piloting, using a special mobile app. Check out what could be the coolest prezzie this Xmas, and read our article to see how you can get your hands on one: [Click here]

Video - 7 days ago

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus Review - Rocket Chainsaw

Adam got his guns out and relished the insane narrative of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. Read his full review by clicking below.

9 days ago

November 11, 2017

The hits keep on coming to the Nintendo Switch and Andrew is here to tell you why he believes Super Mario Odyssey is the best Mario game yet. Read his full review here: [Click here]

Photo - 9 days ago

MiiVerse Says Farewell - Rocket Chainsaw

Nintendo prepares the Switch community as it closes its doors on another chapter.

12 days ago

Fire Emblem Warriors Update Coming Next Week - Rocket Chainsaw

A history mode and the ability to sell multiple weapons at once arrive in this new free update.

12 days ago

November 4, 2017

Xbox One X Video Review

Check out our video review of the Xbox One X, or read the full thing on the website: [Click here]

Video - 16 days ago

November 3, 2017

Xbox One X Review - X Gon' Give it To Ya - Rocket Chainsaw

It's almost here! The Xbox One X is right around the corner, and Adam has reviewed the beastly machine. Is it the world's most powerful console - and is it really an upgrade if you don't already have a 4K TV? Find out!

Photo - 18 days ago

Zip-up hoodie $24

You can support New Game Plus AND look good by wearing our awesome merchandise.

This black hoodie has a zip on the front and opens up. Our website address runs down one arm and the New Game Plus logo is on the back.


Destiny 2 Curse of Osiris Light Level & Level Caps Revealed - Rocket Chainsaw

In the first expansion for Destiny 2, the boss is a Guardian

18 days ago

New God of War Story Trailer Explains Thamur V Thor - Rocket Chainsaw

Thamur V Thor. Thor Kills Thamur.. Thor V Kratos?

19 days ago

Meet The Scorcher: Aloy's Newest Foe - Rocket Chainsaw

The Scorcher can breathe fire and hunts like a cheetah

19 days ago

Razer Phone Shakes Up Mobile Gaming Industry - Rocket Chainsaw

Because who still uses their phones for calls and text?

19 days ago

19 days ago

Dead Rising 4 Frank's Big Package Trailer & Details - Rocket Chainsaw

Use Frank's Big Package to scare the zombies away

19 days ago

New Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown VR Trailer - Rocket Chainsaw

Walk around your fighter jet in virtual reality before you get in it!

19 days ago

PAX AUS 2017: Wargaming locks its sights on growing the Australian community (Interview) - Rocket Chainsaw

Adam has an honest chat with Wargaming about bringing local servers to World of Tanks and the enthusiasm of its community.

22 days ago

PAX AUS 2017: Stifled turns sound into scares (Interview) - Rocket Chainsaw

Adam chats to Justin Ng Guo Xiong, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Gattai Games, about their debut VR game Stifled. This unique horror title utilises sound to display the environment, but also alert enemies of your presence!

22 days ago

PAX AUS 2017: Dumb Ways to Die enters VR - Rocket Chainsaw

Dumb Ways to Die is just as catchy as ever, and was a popular booth at PAX AUS 2017!

23 days ago

PAX AUS 2017: HDR leads the way for Nvidia this year - Rocket Chainsaw

Nvidia has a lot on this year at PAX, check out some of their new tech!

23 days ago

PAX AUS 2017: Play Sea of Thieves on a real old-timey ship! - Rocket Chainsaw

If you're at PAX today, make sure to check out Sea of Thieves at the Polly Woodside!

23 days ago

October 27, 2017

Xbox One X Unboxing - Rocket Chainsaw

Somehow we have our hot little hands on the Xbox One X, so check out our unboxing to see what treasures the Xbox's box holds. Xbox ANZ #XboxOneX Huge thanks to Xbox Australia!

Video - 25 days ago

Fire Emblem Warriors Review - Rocket Chainsaw

Rocket Chainsaw's Musou expert, Joseph, gives us the lowdown on the latest Nintendo and Team Tecmo crossover Fire Emblem Warriors. Check out the full review here: [Click here]

25 days ago

How to Play Destiny 2 Through Steam - Rocket Chainsaw

With Destiny 2 launching on PC today, don't forget David's handy guide on how to launch the game through Steam!

27 days ago

Fire Emblem Warriors Update Coming Next Week

Nintendo have just announced that the newly released Fire Emblem Warriors will be getting its first free update on November 16, 2017 for both Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS. The new Fire Emblem Warriors update will include a new history map featuring main characters Rowan and Lianna, new costumes for the aforementioned characters, Armor Strike – a new weapon attribute allowing you to destroy armor, new blessings, and the ability to sell multiple weapons to vendors at the same time. Nintendo is committed to bringing new content to Fire Emblem Warriors, and this free software update is... [More]
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