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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 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 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 […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 25 Jan, 2018 At 01:12 PM | Categorized As Featured, ROG News | With 0 Comments

      Warning: Spoilers Ahead     The Elder Scrolls is one of my favourite series in gaming, and I have sunk so many hours into Skyrim in particular. However, it was on a recent play through that I began considering something about one of the characters. Asperger’s Syndrome, a form of high functioning […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 16 Jan, 2018 At 05:17 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, Opinion, Television | With 0 Comments

Ah Star Trek, the wagon train to the stars that has endured since the 60’s. It is a series that brought many firsts for television and movies and broke barriers. However, a realization occurred to me while re-watching episodes recently. That realization is that above everything else, Star Trek is a rejection of everything Lovecraft […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 3 Jan, 2018 At 09:29 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, Old School Otaku, Opinion, ROG News, Television | With 1 Comment

25 years ago, the world of science fiction changed forever. Star Trek was already an established franchise, with Star trek The Next Generation having become a juggernaut in its own right. But January 3 1993 saw the premiere of Star Trek Deep Space Nine, a series that truly helped move the franchise forward. I have […]

By Jonathan Balofsky On 26 Dec, 2017 At 10:19 AM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, News, NINTENDO, Nintendo Switch, Opinion, Reviews, ROG News | With 0 Comments

The Nintendo Switch has been a major success this year, with high sales of the system and both indie and AAA games. Developers have noted high sales of their games and games that struggled on some platforms have found success on the system. This has reached the point where games like Wasteland 2 are now […]

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 […]

Let’s be honest, aside from big name fighters, many great fighting games are not getting a lot of new players. The fact of the matter is that no matter how great a tournament scene is, without new blood coming in, the scene will get smaller. So how can we fix this? I can think of […]

By Jessica Brown On 7 Dec, 2017 At 04:26 PM | Categorized As Editorials, Featured, Opinion, ROG News | With 0 Comments

So, today I turned 33, which not only means that this is the start of the last year that I can rightly say that “I’m in my early-30s,” but it’s also given me an opportunity to reflect back on a lot of things. One of the things that I’ve thought about a lot lately though […]