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By Jonathan Balofsky On 15 Feb, 2018 At 10:19 PM | Categorized As Featured, News, NINTENDO, Nintendo Switch, Reviews, Reviews, ROG News | With 0 Comments

Xeodrifter is a fun little game I played on Wii U a few years back. It was a neat take on the metroidvania genre while also being a tough as nails experience that was frustrating, but the kind of frustrating that kept you coming back again and again. Now it has come to the Nintendo […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 15 Feb, 2018 At 09:08 AM | Categorized As Featured, News, NINTENDO, Nintendo Switch, Reviews, Reviews, ROG News | With 0 Comments

As a retro fan, I have been obsessed with digital re-releases of arcade games. I have seen many over the years and most end up having something good to offer on their own but never truly recapturing the arcade experience.  When I played Johnny Turbo’s Arcade: Gate Of Doom on Switch however, I was blown away.  […]

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 Jonathan Balofsky On 11 Feb, 2018 At 01:33 PM | Categorized As Featured, Old School Otaku, Opinion, Reviews, ROG News, ROG Retro | With 0 Comments

The Castlevania series is one of the most acclaimed in gaming, but Rondo of Blood was one game in the series that fans in the west didn’t get to play for years. The game was darker than the previous games, in terms of content and storytelling but that wasn’t what held it in Japan only. […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 8 Feb, 2018 At 09:58 PM | Categorized As Featured, ROG News, Thursdays At The Cinema | With 0 Comments

  Welcome to the debut of a new weekly column, in which I will be discussing films of all kind., and we will kick things off with the 1968 classic Targets. This was the second to last film for the late Bros Karloff and serves as the perfect sendoff to his career. In the film […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 6 Feb, 2018 At 02:03 PM | Categorized As Featured, News, NINTENDO, Nintendo Switch, Reviews, Reviews, ROG News | With 0 Comments

Mercenary Kings is a strange beast. It is on the one had a throwback to the great 16 bit run n gun games like Metal Slug, while on the other hand, also manages to push things in strong new direction and bring actual innovation to this style of gameplay. I was looking forward to the […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 18 Jan, 2018 At 11:32 PM | Categorized As Featured, News, PC Games, PlayStation, Reviews, Reviews, ROG News | With 0 Comments

Street Fighter V was a highly anticipated game that ended up having a rough couple of years. The game launched with barebones content, and while more and more was gradually added, it never reached the heights of great Street Fighter games past. Capcom has taken steps to address this and now the game has undergone […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 16 Jan, 2018 At 04:29 PM | Categorized As Featured, News, News, NINTENDO, Nintendo Switch, PC Games, ROG News | With 0 Comments

A few months ago, I reviewed Knight Terrors, an auto runner from FreakZone Games and Nicalis. While my general view of the game has not changed, I feel I did not do it justice and want to add more to it. I feel I was overly praising it and could have mentioned some of the […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 11 Jan, 2018 At 11:06 PM | Categorized As Featured, News, NINTENDO, Nintendo Switch, Reviews, Reviews, ROG News | With 0 Comments

Like many, I miss the days of classic 3D platformers such as Banjo-Kazooie and others from Rare. I was therefore delighted when several former Rare employees for Playtonic Games and announced Yooka-Laylee as a spiritual sequel. My eagerness for the game was lessened after hearing about the issues many had after launch, but I was […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 5 Jan, 2018 At 09:17 AM | Categorized As Featured, PC Games, Reviews, ROG News | With 0 Comments

    The Horus Heresy: Betrayal at Calth is  the latest game from indie developers and publishers Steel Wool Studio. Based on the board game Betrayal at Calth, the game details the events of the Ultramarines being betrayed by the World Bearers on Calth, which then caused a schism in the Imperium.  In this game, […]