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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
Rob’s Top 3 Upcoming Games

It’s that time of the year again for everyone to make forward looking statements. Rob weighs in with the top 3 games he is looking forward to in 2017.

A Great Year for JRPGs

This week Rob reflects on the stellar year we had for JRPGs. A once diminishing brand in the west.

Space Hulk: Deathwing; Not Quite Dead in Space

Rob’s back this week with a preview of the new Space Hulk first person shooter Deathwing. Not to be confused with the turn based electronic board game Space Hulk that came out in 2013 or the Space Hulk from EA back in 1993. It can be terribly confusing. Read on for more details.

Holiday Gift Ideas for Gamers

It’s that time of the year again. Where your pocket is hurting but you’ve hopefully put some joy in your heart and those of your friends and loved ones. Rob’s has some possible gift ideas for the gamer in your life so you don’t have to rattle your brain too hard on what to get them.

Into the Light

10 years were spent creating this latest opus by Square Enix. Did they hit the mark? Read on for Rob’s thoughts in his review.

Five things Final Fantasy XV carries forward from earlier Final Fantasies

Final Fantasy XV released earlier this week to fan and critical praise alike. But some are left wondering, just how is this a Final Fantasy game? Read on for five ways it calls back to previous games in the series.

Review in Progress, Part 1

Rob kicks off the review in progress for Final Fantasy XV this week. After 10 years in development is it worth the wait? Read on to find out.

Thanks from Rob

Rob Lashley offers thanks on this Thanksgiving Day, for our readers, for his life, and of course... for games.

On the Table: D&D and Video Game Folktales

Blurb: Earlier this week it was announced that Dungeons and Dragons would be inducted into the video game hall of fame. Read on for Rob’s thoughts and two stories about how D&D may or may not have directly influenced two classic Nintendo games.

Paper Mario: Color Splash; Splashtastic

Is this the last great game on the Wii U? Rob takes a quick dive into Paper Mario: Color Splash to paint you a picture of what you can expect.

Gwent: A Cut Above

The fantastic world of hunters and beasts imagined by Andrzej Sapkowski and popularized in the series of Witcher video games by CD Projekt Red has a new collectible card game on the horizon - Gwent. Recently, the CCG entered closed beta. Rob spent a few hours playing over the past week. These are his first impressions.

World of Final Fantasy: The Fun Isn’t A Mirage

This week Rob dives into the newest Final Fantasy, and no it’s not XV. Is it any good? Read on for his thoughts.


Rob’s back this week to wrap up on his trip to London last month. This week he talks about the RuneScape spinoffs that were on display.

Where the War Goes from Here

Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade launched just a few weeks ago on the PC, and it’s been having a rough go from critics. That said, it has its hardcore faithful, and it’s clear Behaviour is keen on improving the game more and more in coming months. We caught up with Executive Producer Nathan Richardsson to discuss the state of the game, and what’s to come in the new few months.

The Incomplete Crusade

Rob’s back this week to put a score on Eternal Crusade. As you probably have guessed it’s not very good.