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Rob Lashley is a Staff Writer and Online host for MMORPG.com. Rob's bald and when he isn't blinding people from the glare on his head talking in front of a camera you can chase him down on twitter @Grakulen or find him on YouTube @RobUnwraps.

March 2012
Last Active
September 2021
How Agon Is Rising to the Challenge

As the official launch of Big Picture Games' Darkfall: Rise of Agon nears, we wanted to touch base with the team to find out how things are going and what they believe will make players want to return to the Darkfall universe. See what they had to say in our exclusive interview.

Final Fantasy XV: Episode Gladiolus

Square Enix released the first major DLC to their critical hit Final Fantasy XV earlier this week. Rob jumped in to get some impressions. He ended up sticking around and completing the entire thing. Here is what he thought.

Pathfinder Online:  The Way Ahead

This weekend Paizo CEO Lisa Stevens sent out a letter to the Pathfinder Online community to explain the road forward. Rob chimes in with his thoughts on the topic.

Stormblood’s Missed Opportunity

I had an amazing time at Final Fantasy FanFest 2017 in Frankfurt, Germany. I was able to walk the floor early and see all the festivities planned for the revelers before the show opened to the general public. From the hundreds of computers set up for the duty roulettes and the PvP tournament to the giant Magitech Armor Square Enix really knows how to put on a show.

Horizon: Zero Dawn - Five Things You Should Know

Horizon Zero Dawn released earlier this week and it’s so good that I don’t even care that we get a new Zelda in the same week. Well, almost, I mean it’s Zelda. But in the end I wouldn’t be the least bit surprised if it’s these two games knocking at each other for Game of the Year Honors come December. That said here are 5 things you should know about HZD. Some of them you may know already. Others I didn’t know until I was a few hours in.

 Eorzean Question Time Recap

Fans had the opportunity to submit questions to Naoki Yoshida for answer during the Eorzean Question Time. For 40 minutes on Sunday morning Yoshida answered questions that were pre submitted on Saturday from the venue or from the Forums. The following is a highlight of what was asked and answered.

Combat Changes on the Way

Last night at the end of the first day of Final Fantasy FanFest Frankfurt Square Enix hosted a first for them. A press conference at the end of a FanFest. Naoki Yoshida, director and producer of Final Fantasy XIV fielded a series of questions from the media.

EU Fanfest 2017 - Way of the Samurai

For one weekend only Frankfurt Germany became the Mecca for Final Fantasy XIV. Earlier this morning Square Enix kicked off their third and Final Fantasy FanFest prior to the launch of their newest expansion Stormblood. To get the celebration rolling Naoki Yoshida opened the event with his keynote speech after an expanded Stormblood cinematic.

Elder Scrolls Online - The ESO Plus Proposition

Rob’s been knee deep in ESO for the past week and even splurged for ESO Plus this month but it has left him wondering in the long run is it really worth it?

Elder Scrolls Online - Little House on the Ebony Flask

With the news of the pending ESO expansion Rob felt like there was no time like the present to jump back in and see what all the fuss was about.

Ghost Recon Wildlands - 30 Minutes of Gameplay (Closed Beta)

Livestreamed by Rob this weekend, we're showing off around 30 minutes of gameplay from the Ghost Recon: Wildlands beta. Take a look!

For Honor - Endless War

Not sure what to expect Rob jumped into the For Honor Beta. He survived long enough to send back this report.

Tales of Berseria: Another in a Long List

The newest title in the long running Tales series releases in North America on January 24th and the EU on January 27th. Rob weighs in on how it stacks up.

Nintendo - Switching It Up

As a lifelong Nintendo customer Rob is glad to see more of the switch. As a realist he isn't sure how well it will do. Read on for what can make the Switch a success.

My Vote: The Breakdown

Rob’s back this week with his final introspective piece on 2016 and thoughts on a cancelled game.