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Mortal Kombat X Review

A near-flawless victory  The Mortal Kombat series has been painting the fighting game landscape red for over two decades, often with mixed results. While the series rose to stratospheric heights of success and infamy in the early ’90s, NetherRealm’s bloodied one-on-one brawler has often stumbled like one of the series’ humbled Kombatants as fans and […]
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Titan Souls Review: A Labor of Death and Love

A Beautiful Journey Through Deaths and Really Cool Boss Fights   Let me preface this with a quote from the email sent by Stephanie Tinsley Fitzwilliam, PR Manager for Devolver Digital, the publisher of Titan Souls. “You die a lot, get used to it.” This really gets at the core of the game. Death is […]
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Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy Preview

Taking our first steps into the abyss in Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy   We at HeyPoorPlayer were lucky enough to recently get our hands on a preview build of NIS America’s upcoming dungeon-delving JRPG Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy, the latest release from Demon Gaze developer Experience. After sinking nearly six hours into the game, […]
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Interview: Hiveswap’s Jess Haskins

We talk of trolls, speak of specibi, and alliterate on adventure with Jess Haskins of Hiveswap.   Hiveswap is the upcoming adventure game spinoff of Homestuck, a popular webcomic with an enormous cult following. The game is being shown at events and talked about in much more than hushed whispers; enough so, in fact, that we managed […]
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Hey Poor Podcast Episode 30: 100% Wool Amiibo Butt

Nintendo direct, Zelda indirect, Batman PS4-erect.   Jay hooks up with Adam, Gary and Alec for nearly two whole hours of nonstop easter podcast special. The gang discusses everything shown in the latest Nintendo Direct, debates the implications of Zelda U‘s probable delay into 2016, and drool over the special edition PS4 for Batman: Arkham Knight. And […]
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Podcasts

Hey Poor Podcast Episode 30: 100% Wool Amiibo Butt

Posted by on Apr 7, 2015

Nintendo direct, Zelda indirect, Batman PS4-erect.   Jay hooks up with Adam, Gary and Alec for nearly two whole hours of nonstop easter podcast special. The gang discusses...

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Handhelds

Danganronpa 3 Announced to be in Very Early Development

Posted by on Mar 4, 2015

I can’t wait to see my favorite characters die again.   Spike Chunsoft has announced that the third entry in their hit Danganronpa series is in early development…...

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News

Unplugged – Firewall (Eclipse Phase)

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015

Firewall: transhumanity’s hidden saviors, fighting existential threats to the species The Eclipse Phase roleplaying game takes place in a future world in which...

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Late to the Game

Late to the Game – Ready for Adventure? Fez Review (PS4)

Posted by on Aug 31, 2014

A puzzling techno-spiritual journey to discover divine cosmic geometry; also owls.   Fez possesses a very immaculate magic to its isolated, abandoned atmosphere and its...

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Unplugged – Firewall (Eclipse Phase)

Unplugged - Firewall (Eclipse Phase)

April 24th, 2015

Published by: Burtacamoose

Firewall: transhumanity's hidden saviors, fighting existential threats to the species The Eclip[...]

Atlus Tones Down Fanservice For Dungeon Travellers 2

Atlus Tones Down Fanservice For Dungeon Travellers 2

April 24th, 2015

Published by: Jonathan Trussler

Covering up their pixellated shame!   Dungeon Travellers 2 is a sequel to To Heart 2: Dun[...]

Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson Gets A New Trailer

Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson Gets A New Trailer

April 24th, 2015

Published by: Francis DiPersio

First English trailer for Senran Kagura 2: Deep Crimson showcases top-heavy 2.5d ninja action Tho[...]

Persona 4: Dancing All Night ‘Naoto Shirogane’ Trailer

Persona 4: Dancing All Night 'Naoto Shirogane' Trailer

April 24th, 2015

Published by: Francis DiPersio

Naoto struts her stuff in the latest Persona 4: Dancing All night trailer   ATLUS has rel[...]

Resident Evil HD Remaster Sells More Than 1 Million Units

Resident Evil HD Remaster Sells More Than 1 Million Units

April 24th, 2015

Published by: Francis DiPersio

Resident Evil's sales spread faster than the T-Virus   Resident Evil HD Remaster has sold[...]

Mortal Kombat X Review

Mortal Kombat X Review

April 23rd, 2015

Published by: Francis DiPersio

A near-flawless victory  The Mortal Kombat series has been painting the fighting game landscape r[...]

Not a Hero Demo Now Available

Not a Hero Demo Now Available

April 22nd, 2015

Published by: Francis DiPersio

Not a Hero demo releases ahead of game's May 7 inauguration, pre-order before launch and get OlliOll[...]

Feel the Rhythm of Omega Quintet’s Battle System in These New Screens

Feel the Rhythm of Omega Quintet's Battle System in These New Screens

April 22nd, 2015

Published by: Francis DiPersio

New screens showcase Omega Quintet's Voltage Meter and Field Breaks Idea Factory International to[...]