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By Jonathan Balofsky On 23 Oct, 2016 At 03:02 PM | Categorized As News, News, NINTENDO, ROG News | With 0 Comments

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Rayman creator Michel Ancel has revealed on Instagram that he has found the original ROM for the planned Rayman game for SNES that never came to be. This version would have had unique visuals and a co-op mode. Ancel then teased that he would like to see this ROM brought to the Nintendo Switch in some form or another. That would be amazing





By Jonathan Balofsky On 23 Oct, 2016 At 01:29 PM | Categorized As News, News, NINTENDO, ROG News | With 0 Comments

No GravatarWhen asked on twitter if he was interested in seeing The Wonderful 101 be ported to the Nintendo Switch, Hideki Kamiya responded “Kind Of”. A recurring rumor involving the Nintendo Switch was a remastered collection of Platinum’s games for Nintendo. Could this end up happening? We will have to wait to find out.

See the tweet below.


By Jonathan Balofsky On 20 Oct, 2016 At 08:14 AM | Categorized As News, News, NINTENDO, ROG News | With 0 Comments

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Nintendo sent out the following


REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 20, 2016 – In an introductory video released today (, Nintendo provided the first glimpse of its new home gaming system and revealed that it is called Nintendo Switch. In addition to providing single and multiplayer thrills at home, the Nintendo Switch system also enables gamers to play the same title wherever, whenever and with whomever they choose. The mobility of a handheld is now added to the power of a home gaming system to enable unprecedented new video game play styles.

At home, Nintendo Switch rests in the Nintendo Switch Dock that connects the system to the TV and lets you play with family and friends in the comfort of your living room. By simply lifting Nintendo Switch from the dock, the system will instantly transition to portable mode, and the same great gaming experience that was being enjoyed at home now travels with you. The portability of Nintendo Switch is enhanced by its bright high-definition display. It brings the full home gaming system experience with you to the park, on an airplane, in a car, or to a friend’s apartment.

Gaming springs into action by removing detachable Joy-Con controllers from either side of Nintendo Switch. One player can use a Joy-Con controller in each hand; two players can each take one; or multiple Joy-Con can be employed by numerous people for a variety of gameplay options. They can easily click back into place or be slipped into a Joy-Con Grip accessory, mirroring a more traditional controller. Or, if preferred, the gamer can select an optional Nintendo Switch Pro Controller to use instead of the Joy-Con controllers. Furthermore, it is possible for numerous people to bring their Nintendo Switch systems together to enjoy local multiplayer face-to-face competition.

“Nintendo Switch allows gamers the freedom to play however they like,” said Reggie Fils-Aime, President and COO, Nintendo of America. “It gives game developers new abilities to bring their creative visions to life by opening up the concept of gaming without boundaries.”

Developers can design their games supporting a variety of play styles, which gives gamers the freedom to choose an experience that best suits them. Some of the publishers, developers and middleware partners announcing support for Nintendo Switch are as follows:
505 Games
Activision Publishing, Inc.
Audiokinetic Inc.
Autodesk, Inc.
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Inc.
CRI Middleware Co., Ltd.
DeNA Co., Ltd.
Electronic Arts
Epic Games Inc.
Firelight Technologies
FromSoftware, Inc.
Gungho Online Entertainment, Inc.
HAMSTER Corporation
Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.
LEVEL-5 Inc.
Marvelous Inc.
Maximum Games, LLC
Nippon Ichi Software, Inc.
Parity Bit Inc.
PlatinumGames Inc.
RAD Game Tools, Inc.
RecoChoku Co., Ltd.
SEGA Games Co., Ltd.
Silicon Studio Corporation
Spike Chunsoft Co., Ltd.
Starbreeze Studios
Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc.
Telltale Games
THQ Nordic
Tokyo RPG Factory Co., Ltd.
TT Games
Ubitus Inc.
Unity Technologies, Inc.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment
Web Technology Corp

Today’s video incorporated short glimpses of representative gameplay to demonstrate the liberating nature of the Nintendo Switch home gaming system. Full game demonstrations, the list of launch window titles, as well as launch date, price, product configuration and related specifics, will be shown and announced prior to the March launch.


We at Real Otaku Gamer are extremely excited for the Nintendo Switch and will cover it to the best of our abilities

By Jonathan Balofsky On 20 Oct, 2016 At 08:03 AM | Categorized As News, News, NINTENDO, ROG News | With 0 Comments

No GravatarNintendo Has officially revealed the Nintendo Switch, formerly known as the NX. The trailer shows off the handheld console hybrid along with a plethora of games coming to the system, both 3rd party and 1st party. Watch Below.



By Jonathan Balofsky On 19 Oct, 2016 At 06:36 PM | Categorized As News, News, NINTENDO, ROG News | With 0 Comments

No GravatarThe long wait is over. The Nintendo NX will get a preview trailer tomorrow at 10 am ET. Are you excited? We sure are!


By Jonathan Balofsky On 16 Oct, 2016 At 01:33 PM | Categorized As News, News, NINTENDO, ROG News | With 0 Comments

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River City Ransom is an undisputed NES classic, and it seems the game just keeps on giving. A new developer password has been found decades after the initial release.

In the series “Cracking Videogame Passwords”  Bisqwit found a new password for the game that had gone unknown for years.





The code grants you max stats, and all technique books but also changes player 1’s name to Shin.This password uses the space character and is the only real password to do so.

You can see the video below where this was found




By Jonathan Balofsky On 16 Oct, 2016 At 07:39 AM | Categorized As News, ROG News | With 0 Comments

No GravatarRockstar, the developer of series such as Grand Theft Auto, has shared this interesting image on twitter.


Could they be hinting at a new Red Dead game? Read Dead Redemption is their best selling game outside of the GTA series, so a sequel would no doubt be a big hit. We will keep you updated on the story as it develops.

By Jonathan Balofsky On 14 Oct, 2016 At 04:57 PM | Categorized As News, News, NINTENDO, Nintendo 3DS, Portable/Mobile Gaming, ROG News | With 0 Comments
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No GravatarNintendo and The Pokémon Company have released new trailers for Pokémon Sun and Pokémon Moon. New Pokémon are shown as well as new trainers like Olivia.

Take a look below



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This is one of the more unusual games I have played. I am not even sure how to describe it, because it mixes so many genres in so many ways. Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters: Daybreak Special Gigs is a game that mixes visual novels with RPGs but the blending is not a hundred percent perfect. It tries to be something new, but just ended up as something strange. It isn’t bad, but I guess I have to admit that it is just something I haven’t really encountered in this format before.

A Re-release of Tokyo Twilight Ghost Hunters: Daybreak, this version comes with an extended story. The same plot of high school students and scientists taking on the supernatural is there, but is expanded on in many ways. The gameplay is mostly unchanged, with the visual novel style of choices to move the story forward, combined with tactical RPG battles. This part of the gameplay is rather fun and I wish there was more of it. These battles require a lot of strategic thought and planning and to me, were the best part of the entire game experience.

Overall, the game is rather gorgeous, with eye popping artwork that really helps it stand out. For some reason the art in this game just stood out to me more than in other games of this kind. Maybe it was the power of the PlayStation 4, but this was just amazing. The one part that does bug me is that it uses photographs as backgrounds a lot. This does take away from the experience a bit.

Overall this is an okay game and if you liked the original releases, you might like this one. Its difficult to recommend because I am not sure who the target audience is, but I will say that when the game is fun, it is a lot of fun.


By Jonathan Balofsky On 13 Oct, 2016 At 05:41 PM | Categorized As Featured, News, PC Games, Reviews, ROG News | With 0 Comments

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Shadow Warrior’s 2013 reboot was an amazing game that succeeded for so many others had failed. It took a 90’s FPS game based around pushing the envelope, similar to Duke Nukem, and mad a game for the modern era that not only kept the spirit of the game alive, but was a great game as well. Now the sequel has come with much hype behind it, and I have to say it doesn’t live up to the hype… far surpasses it.


Shadow Warrior 2 continues the series tradition of taking what other companies have tried, and actually succeeding where they failed. The game is now partially procedurally generated, so no two playthroughs will be the same, and there is a story reason for that as well. A good way to describe this game would be DOOM 2016 meets the Diablo series, and that isn’t a bad thing. The game is still a hybrid FPS/Hack N Slash game but now you acquire more loot and gear like a rougelike. Skill Upgrades, Item Modifications and Upgrades and more are a big part of this game, and learning how everything works is actually rather fun.


The single player campaign is around 12 hours ( more if you try and get every secret), and you can replay it in co-op mode with up to four players. Things change a bit in co-op mode, such as enemies taking more damage for example. Given that the game gives you the chance to go in with melee attacks or long range guns or close range guns, co-op might work better if every player picks one style they use as their role and sticks to it. The co-op mode really does add to the replayability of the game and I much prefer it instead of a competitive shooter mode that some other games have.


Visually the game is stunning, with a lot of detail put into the animations and textures, as well as character and enemy designs. While some characters and enemies do start looking similar to each other at times, there is still enough variety to keep things fresh. The game’s areas are huge and may seem empty, but do not let that fool you. There are many secrets to find and things to do. Just wondering for a while will lead you to something, so I encourage you to do that.


Shadow Warrior 2 retains the over the top nature of the first game. I would say it repeatedly crosses the line, but in truth, there really are not anymore lines it can cross. Nothing is off limits for the game, but it doesn’t just go all out offensive in a way that comes off as juvenile. Rather, the game seems more aware of itself and its writing. The writing, while spouting out some ridiculous things, is very well written and the characters are organic. You have Lo Wang who is a loudmouth and annoying to many, and the other characters are often frustrated with him. There is a lot of humor in the interactions he has with everyone. The throwbacks to the original game are welcome and a treat for old school fans. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the amazing soundtrack in the game. With songs by people like Stan Bush and more, the game has amazing music that really helps get you into the game and get things done. Shadow Warrior has one of the best soundtracks in modern gaming and also one of the most fun. It is just that awesome and a great way of using music.shadow-warrior-2-screen-5

If there is one fault I have with the game, it is that there could be a bit more variety in everything. Not to say that the game is short on content, because it isn’t. Rather, it just feels like you move through it all a little too quickly. I have no doubt more content will find its way into the game eventually, and my issues are minor at best. If you have a decent PC, I highly recommend checking this out. This is an FPS that knows what it wants and what it should be. I highly recommend it.