Pocket Gamer
Game review
Chainsaw Warrior
A New York hour
by James Nouch 22/10/2013
Product: Chainsaw Warrior
Publisher: Auroch Digital
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Card/ board game
Players: 1
Version: Europe
[enlarge screenshot]
2 more pictures >
Speaking as someone who spent the mid-'90s pushing plastic figures across wartorn tabletops, I was surprised to discover that Chainsaw Warrior is based on a Games Workshop boardgame.

Even though I'd served as a Warhammer general, a Blood Bowl coach, and even a Gorkamorka boss, I'd never so much as heard of Chainsaw Warrior.

As it turns out, Chainsaw Warrior was a single-player boardgame released by Games Workshop in the late-'80s. Casting you as a man with a power tool, this devilishly difficult adventure tasked you with saving New York City from destruction at the hands of a malevolent entity known only as The Darkness. ...
Read more >

Chainsaw Warrior boasts character and replayability in spades, but its lengthy, rock-hard play sessions aren't the best fit for portable play
Audio/visual: 6
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 7
Overall: 7
More reviews >
Pocket Gamer homepage >
©2014 Steel Media Limited

Get even more pocket gaming goodness online at www.pocketgamer.co.uk