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Check Out Persona Q2: New Cinema Labyrinth’s Opening Movie

3DS RPG Persona Q2 gets funky, super-deformed trailer featuring the opening theme “Road Less Taken”   Atlus today released the opening movie for their upcoming Nintendo 3DS dungeon-crawler Persona…

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse Now Available On Nintendo Switch

Point-and-click epic Broken Sword 5 now available on Switch, offers full 1080p visuals and updated control scheme Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse, the latest entry in Revolution’s long-running…

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N64 Controller Trademark Approved — N64 Classic Incoming?

Eat your heart out, PlayStation Classic? The rumors swirling around a potential Nintendo 64 Classic may finally be coming together — as reported by NintendoWire, a 2017 trademark filing…

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Super Bomberman R Gets Huge Update Today Adding Castlevania-Themed Maps, New Characters, & More

Update for Super Bomberman R includes 3 new Castlevania-themed maps and Alucard Bomber Super Bomberman R is getting a fresh injection of new content today with an update that…

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SEGA AGES Lightening Force: Quest for Darkstar & Sonic The Hedgehog Now Available On Switch

Several SEGA AGES releases to follow in coming months including Phantasy Star, Out Run, Columns II, and more SEGA of America today announced that the first two games in…

Koei Tecmo Reveals Four Characters Returning For Dead or Alive 6

Ayane, Bayman, Marie Rose, and Honoka return to the ring in Dead or Alive 6, new Lost Paradise stage brings Jurassic Park vibes to Team Ninja’s one-on-one fighter  …

Old School Musical Review (Switch)

Kickin’ it Old School     Different people enjoy retro games for different reasons. Some people enjoy re-living their…

Gift of Parthax Review (PC)

The Gift of The Gift of Parthax   I’ll admit that gaming and I have been in a bit of…

Unknown Fate Review (PC)

Light Leads the Way   I’ve always had the naive mindset that immersive, first-person games exist so people can…

Strange Brigade (PS4) Review

Tally-Ho! Adventure Awaits!   When it comes to games that involve shooting things, Rebellion Games knows the business very…

CrossCode Review (PC)

Well Worth the Wait     The time that CrossCode has spent in Steam Early access has been more than…

Senran Kagura Reflexions Review (Switch)

A Bit of a Stretch     I won’t deny that I tend to beat around the bush when…

Top 8 Most Interesting Copy Protection Methods

These Games Poked Pirates in the Eye!   Though we can certainly understand the allure of getting games for free, software piracy has severely harmed game developers and publishers…

Telltale’s The Walking Dead: A Parent’s Tale

No, there’s something in YOUR eye     Warning: This article contains major spoilers for The Walking Dead season 1. If you haven’t finished the game yet, bookmark the post…

Interview: Gal Metal Producer Tak Fujii

Take a Closer Look at the Man Behind the Metal     Last month at E3, we here at Hey Poor Player had the amazing opportunity to sit down…

The Trinkets and Kinship of Shenmue

“Maybe I Should Get Another” I have always had a thing for little trinkets. Back when I had to work in an office, my desk accommodated a Lego character…

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Fortnite: The World’s Most Influential Video Game?

What is Fortnite: Battle Royale?   Recently while out shopping with my 6-year-old daughter she suddenly turned to me and said, as she does often, and proclaimed “Watch this!”…

Virtua Tennis 2: The Quintessential Wimbledon Experience

Experience the most relevant nearly 20-year-old tennis sim Wimbledon 2018 is over. For two weeks of every English summer, come rain or shine, everyone in England becomes a tennis…

Green Hell Preview (PC)

Early Access to Death     Green Hell is a first-person survival game set in the Amazon rainforest. The game claims to be a realistic survival simulator where the…

Gamescom 2018 Preview: Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Raiding Tombs, Again     Lara Croft is back, and she’s a character that’s pretty close to my heart. The Tomb Raider series on the original PlayStation are some…

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Gamescom 2018 Preview: Destiny 2: Forsaken

Bungo, Plz     Destiny 2: Forsaken has a lot riding on it. When Destiny 2 launched, it received critical acclaim from many of the mainstream video game outlets.…

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Shadows Awakening Preview

What Lurks Beneath the Shadows…     With the recent announcement of Diablo 3 receiving a port to the Nintendo Switch, I found myself wishing that Blizzard would make…

Banned Board Games – Beat the Border

Banned Board Games: Episode Five – Beat the Border   This month we’ll see how irrational fears can translate into board games. We take a look at Beat the Border, published…

Banned Board Games – Quest of the Magic Ring

Banned Board Games: Episode Four – Quest of the Magic Ring? In this month’s Banned Board Games we look at Land of Legend’s Quest of the Magic Ring. This…

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One Piece Vol. 87 Review

Cue endless chasing. And so, it begins: The Straw Hats’ three-volume escape from Big Mom. Let it be known that while series creator Eiichiro Oda is no stranger for…

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Fullmetal Alchemist: Fullmetal Edition Vol. 2 Review

The search for the Philosopher’s Stone takes a grim turn… Four months have passed since I began my Fullmetal Alchemist catch-up with the Fullmetal Edition re-release, and now the…

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