Shantae: Half-Genie Hero E3 Demo Preview

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero E3 Demo Preview

Jun 27, 2015

Shantae: Half-Genie Hero shows Shantae’s ability to be half-genie, half-zoo.   Shantae: Half-Genie Hero is the next step forward in the legacy of indie developer WayForward, as the fourth game in a series that began on the Game Boy Color, was brought back to life on DSi, and has become a bellydancing blockbuster success ever since. Shantae:...

Omega Quintet Preview

Omega Quintet Preview

Apr 19, 2015

A new kind of diva   Galapagos RPG and Idea Factory’s debut PlayStation 4 title Omega Quintet is almost upon us. See what this JRPG-idol simulation hybrid has in store for all would-be idolmasters. As Takuto, you serve as the manager of the Verse Maidens, a quintet of idols out to fight an evil known as the “Beep.” The party consists of Otoha, Kyoka,...

Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy Preview

Operation Abyss: New Tokyo Legacy Preview

Apr 17, 2015

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,...

Preview: Riding Atomic Beats with Fermi’s Path

Preview: Riding Atomic Beats with Fermi’s Path

Apr 4, 2015

Fermi’s Path surfs the subatomic.     Engineered by GameArt Studio, Fermi’s Path follows a subatomic particle hurtling through its tiny universe on a musical path. The game is currently in closed beta, and while this current version doesn’t include every single bit of what the full game will have to offer, it has more than enough...

Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae Hands-On Impressions

Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae Hands-On Impressions

Mar 24, 2015

That $60 FFXV demo was pretty good.   Those who pre-ordered Final Fantasy Type 0 were also gifted with Final Fantasy XV Episode Duscae, a demo adventure for Final Fantasy XV. But is it any good? I’ll say this, I had more fun in my entire play through of Episode Duscae than I did in the first three chapters of Type 0. The gameplay is very different...

CrossCode Demo Preview Logs In and Attacks

CrossCode Demo Preview Logs In and Attacks

Mar 9, 2015

Action RPG CrossCode‘s first hours have a lot to offer!   CrossCode is a recently-emergent indie project on IndieGoGo. Mixing story and visual design elements sure to be familiar to fans of .Hack or Kirbopher’s TOME series on YouTube, the game is set in a futuristic super-MMO setting. However, its story, combat, and overall design are actually...