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Final Fantasy Brave Exvius Celebrates 1st Anniversary

Special events, giveaways, and more! The popular mobile RPG Final Fantasy Brave Exvius will officially be turning one on June 29 and, not surprisingly, SquareEnix is going all-out in celebration.…

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SNES Classic Edition Announced; Includes Unreleased Star Fox 2

Yes, you read that right: Star Fox 2 is finally coming! The rumors came true: The SNES Classic Edition was just announced to launch on September 29th for $80!…

Original Journey Ventures Toward Console

Embark on an original journey from the comfort of your own TV Developer Another Indie has announced that their sci-fi action adventure title Original Journey will be making its console…

Gorn Tears Into Steam Early Access Next Month

First-person fatalities galore! Indie developer Free Lives (the folks behind Broforce and Genital Jousting), and publisher Devolver Digital have joined forces to announced that Gorn will be releasing on Steam Early Access next…

Arizona Sunshine Launches On PlayStation VR Tomorrow

It’s Too Bright Out Here   Vertigo Games and Jaywalkers Interactive have announced that Arizona Sunshine, the award-winning and popular zombie virtual reality FPS, will be available for purchase…

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Little Witch Academia PS4 Game Launches in Japan 11/30; Comes…

Will this school of cuties make it to America? The popular Little Witch Academia anime was recently announced to receive a PlayStation 4 adaption, and word has just come…

God Wars: Future Past Review

 A JRPG stuck in the past. God Wars: Future Past has all the makings of what should constitute for…

Serious Sam’s Bogus Detour Review

Sam is back and better than ever. The phrase “retro shooter” is increasingly becoming a meaningless marketing buzzword. Not…

Damascus Gear: Operation Tokyo HD Edition Review

“Meh”-chanized Combat Damascus Gear: Operation Tokyo HD Edition (what a mouthful!) is one of those games that will most…

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Shadow Blade: Reload Review (Late To The Game)

Shadow puppets. It’s easy to write off mobile games as nothing but greedy cash grabs and endless clones of…

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ARMS Review

Is Nintendo’s new fighter a OHKO? Like Splatoon before it, ARMS is an unconventional take on a genre Nintendo…

Randall Review

Feeling a bit Randy? Randall’s opening scenes are reminiscent of the classic Flashback, with a protagonist waking up with…

Interview with Pat the NES Punk (Pat Contri)

Pat Contri Invites Us to his Too Many Games Booth for an Interview   In the midst of the hustle and bustle that was the Too Many Games convention,…

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Metroid Prime 4 and Metroid: Samus Returns: What They Mean

Metroid is back. The explosion of ideas that is Super Mario Odyssey resulted in the best game Nintendo showed off at E3, but it was the sudden one-two punch…

Second Opinion: I Didn’t Like Wolfenstein The New Order

Alas, poor B.J. I knew him well. This is not a series about games you haven’t heard of.  This is a series about games EVERYONE has heard of.  Games…

Interview with Jay Hatfield From The Game Chasers

Jay Hatfield from The Game Chasers Sits Down for A One-On-One   If you managed to find yourself lost on YouTube while searching for retro video game reviews, you’ve…

E3 Feature: Take A Seat In Media Mation’s MX4D Esports…

Now for something completely different! During our trip to E3 this year Hey Poor Player were invited to demo Los Angeles based company Media Mation’s MX4D Esports Theater. If…

Do Game Reviews Matter Anymore?

In the age of streaming, just how relevant is an old-fashioned game review? March of 2017 was a massive month for the video game industry. The launch of Nintendo’s…

E3 Preview: Raiders of the Broken Planet – A Community-crafted Space Western

Developer MercurySteam’s Most Ambitious Project Yet   Have you ever been playing a game and thought to yourself, “Damn, this could be so much better”? Of course you have!…

E3 Preview: Moss – An Imaginative VR Trek Through A Stunning Storybook World

Polyarc delivers an unexpected showstopper with Moss.   Every so often, a game comes out of left field and leaves you completely breathless. Moss, the upcoming PlayStation VR release from…

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E3 Preview: DONTNOD’s Vampyr Seduces and Surprises

The studio’s latest is a far cry from Life is Strange. Those who know the name DONTNOD know it for one or two things. Most likely, they know it…

E3 Preview: Harvest Moon: Light Of Hope – More Farming, Same Harvest Moon?

Living The Agricultural Dream Farming sure is getting popular in games as of late. Between Stardew Valley becoming a hit and the continued success of games such as Farming…

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E3 Impressions: Breaking Balance in LawBreakers

A great time that still might need work. Arriving at the LawBreakers booth was like walking into the middle of a WWE championship match. A crowd watched as players came and…

E3 Preview: Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana – NISA And Falcom At Their Finest

Ys VIII is shaping up to be the must-play action-RPG of 2017 Last week at E3, we at Hey Poor Player were fortunate enough to go behind closed doors…

I Coleman Is Doomed – Episode 3

In which our hero accidentally 100 percents a level with only the pistol. In this week’s episode of I Coleman Is Doomed, I enters Doom‘s first secret level armed…

Second Opinion: I Didn’t Like Wolfenstein The New Order

Alas, poor B.J. I knew him well. This is not a series about games you haven’t heard of.  This is a series about games EVERYONE has heard of.  Games…

Wonder Woman Review

Wonder Woman Review

“You Are Stronger Than You Believe.” This review is a week late in the making. But to be fair, Wonder Woman is years late to the silver screen. Therefore…

Virology Book Review

When Frank put a copy of Virology (written by Ren Warom) in my hands and asked me for a review, I jumped. Despite not having read Virology's predecessor, Escapeology,…

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