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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. […]

  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 […]

This past December, I was given a copy of The Elder Scrolls Online, and immediately went and got the Morrowind expansion as well. Playing the MMO, especially the Morrowind expansion, made me think back to when I first played Morrowind. This was a year or so after the game came out, and while I liked […]

Nintendo has always tried something new and innovative with their games, for better or worse. One major attempt at trying something new was the Satellaview add-on. Thus was a way to bring new games through satellite broadcasts, and brought new versions of several games like The Legend of Zelda and F- Zero. The intention was […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 21 Dec, 2017 At 06:52 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, News, NINTENDO, Opinion, Reviews, Reviews, ROG News, ROG Retro | With 1 Comment

  Ah the NES, the little grey box that helped shape the world of gaming into what it is today. Its a classic system with so many great games, but also some not so classic ones. For every classic like Mario and Zelda, there were 20 horrible games, not even counting the unlicensed ones, so […]

The Legend of Zelda is one of the more iconic series in all of gaming and the first game in the series started it off right. This is not a review of the game but simply my thoughts on the game. I have a close connection with this game because this is one of the […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 29 Nov, 2017 At 06:47 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, News, NINTENDO, Old School Otaku, Reviews, ROG News, ROG Retro | With 0 Comments

I have already written about my love for Zelda II, a game I feel is criminally underrated, but now it is time to look at its sequel. The Legend of Zelda : A Link to the Past is regarded as a major turning point for the series, the moment Zelda took a massive leap forward […]

By Jessica Brown On 29 Nov, 2017 At 11:52 AM | Categorized As NINTENDO, ROG News, ROG Retro | With 0 Comments

  Yes, you read that right: two brand-new games for the original Nintendo Entertainment System! Developer Mega Cat Studios has put a lot of their retro heart and soul into Creepy Brawlers and Justice Duel, two original titles built from the ground up to be played on an actual NES game console. Both recently released titles come with an actual […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 28 Nov, 2017 At 11:09 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, NINTENDO, Reviews, ROG News, ROG Retro | With 0 Comments

  I can remember the first time I ever played Super Mario 64. I has played the Mario games on NES and SNES and felt they were the pinnacle of 2D gaming, and playing a 3D Mario game for the first time was like nothing else. I was in awe of what I saw and […]