Francis DiPersio

Frank has been the caffeine-fueled evil overlord of HeyPoorPlayer since 2008. He speaks loudly and carries a big stick to keep the staff of the HPP madhouse in check. A collector of all things that blip and beep, he has an extensive collection of retro consoles and arcade machines crammed into his house. Before founding the site, Frank was a staff writer for the blogs Gaming Judgement and NuclearGeek.

Persona 5 Gets Stealthy New Dungeon-Crawling Trailer

Check out Persona 5’s updated dungeon-crawling mechanics in the new infiltration trailer. ATLUS today released a new trailer for Persona 5 showcasing the finer points of dungeon crawling.…

Nioh To Get PvP Mode In Post-Launch Update

Team Ninja confirms that Nioh will be receiving a PvP mode following its February 7 launch. Team Ninja’s upcoming Souls-inspired adventure Nioh is set to release on the…

Gritty Squad-Based Tactical Game M.E.R.C. Unloads on Early Access…

Lock and load, M.E.R.C. blasts its way onto Steam Early Access. Are you looking for another tactical strategy game to scratch that itch now that you’ve vanquished the…

8-Bit Love Letter ‘Alwa’s Awakening’ Coming To Steam February…

Relive the glory days of the NES with Alwa’s Awakening, coming to Steam early next month. Indie developer Elden Pixels is a studio that wears their pixellated hearts…

The Vita Is Dead, Long Live The Vita

Despite years on commercial life support, the Vita’s become a niche gaming Mecca. Say what you will about the PlayStation Vita, Sony’s long-neglected handheld is a hard system…

Is The Switch’s Online Service Destined To Fail?

Once again, Nintendo proves they have no idea what makes a solid online gaming platform.   Last week during their Nintendo Switch presentation, Nintendo announced that they would…

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