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By Jonathan Balofsky On 22 Feb, 2018 At 10:14 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, ROG News, Thursdays At The Cinema | With 0 Comments

      Cinematic universes are a major thing these days, doing great business for companies. We have the MCU, the Star Wars cinematic universe and the DC film universe, along with attempts such as Universal’s Dark Universe. The last one is a bit interesting however, as Universe; actually are the ones to create the […]

By Nate VanLindt On 21 Feb, 2018 At 04:25 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, ROG News | With 0 Comments

  There are a spectacular number of horror movies these days.  In fact, the genre is so over-stuffed with content that we are having to sub-categorize it in much the same way that heavy metal was forced to do in the 2000s.  Splatter, psychological, monster, sci-fi, religious, even Christmas!  Wikipedia alone lists thirty-six separate subcategories of […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 19 Feb, 2018 At 06:36 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, Opinion, ROG News | With 0 Comments

Comic books have received adaptations in other media since the early days of comics, such as the Superman radio show, so movies wee a natural fit. There were movie serials and TV adaptations, and all fit neatly into their eras. When it comes to big budget Super Hero movies, there are three eras to be […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 17 Feb, 2018 At 06:24 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, News, NINTENDO, Nintendo Switch, Opinion, ROG News | With 0 Comments

      Nintendo has not had the best history when it comes to fangames, as they have ordered the takedown of numerous games such as AM2R and various Pokémon games,. At the same time, companies like Sega embraced the idea, with Sega even enabled users on steam to directly upload mods of their classic […]

Today I want to walk us back to an older era of movies. An era where Monster movies would be done both as top A list films and also B movies, and horror was respected more. I want to talk in particular about how monster movies have changed since the beginning. Monsters in movies have […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 12 Feb, 2018 At 05:36 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, News, NINTENDO, Nintendo Switch, Opinion, ROG News, ROG Retro | With 0 Comments

I have spoken numerous times in the past about my love of Zelda II: The Adventure of Link. I feel it is a truly underrated gem and have made my opinion known that I feel the game should be remade. There are a few reasons that this is the case. Zelda II: The Adventure of […]

By Nate VanLindt On 11 Feb, 2018 At 10:05 AM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, Movie News, Old School Otaku, Opinion, ROG News | With 0 Comments

    What makes a horror movie truly scary?  Is it the blood and gore?  The jump scares?   Identification with the finale where someone usually manages to survive against incredible odds?  Horror is a wide-ranging and varied genre, spanning the length and breadth of cinema.  Inside the genre we see everything from horror/romances like Spring […]

By Nate VanLindt On 5 Feb, 2018 At 01:22 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, PC Games | With 0 Comments

I’ve been saving up to build a PC.  I’ve been planning to make a high-end Windows system with a monster graphics card, solid state drives, and tons of RAM.  But alas, my hopes and dreams have been dashed by an unlikely source.  Cryptocurrency.  It turns out that cryptocurrency’s skyrocketing values have turned gaming PCs into […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 25 Jan, 2018 At 05:27 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, Movie News, Opinion, ROG News | With 0 Comments

  2017 was a year of many great and not so great movies, and there was something for everyone. Two movies that stood out to me above all other were The Mummy and The Shape of Water, and this is due to comparisons I made between the two. The Mummy was the lastest reboot of […]

  Robocop is a classic of the 80’s. It was a satirical film in an over the top violent sci-fi setting, and in many ways was a better adaptation of Judge Dredd than the one with Sylvester Stallone. The NES received a video game adaptation of Robocop, that was not very good and disappointed many […]