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Artwork for Destiny 2: Forsaken

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. We at Hey Poor Player, erred on the conservative side, scoring the game 3.5/5, with reviewer Nathaniel Terencio noting that…

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 of my favourite games I’ve ever played. Oddly, I’m not proud about much about my country. But I’m a lad…

Sega’s Beloved Brawler Series Returns With Streets of Rage 4

Axel and Blaze return to clean up the city in Streets of Rage 4, trailer showcases familiar syndicate scum Over the past 24 years, I’ve felt an emptiness inside that I couldn’t quite explain. Sure, I’ve gotten married, had a kid, and get to write about my life-long love…


Does this surreal synthwave shooter hit its target or misfire? Ah, the 1980’s. Sure, Ronald Reagan was president, the war on drugs had entered the public discourse, and people were sick of the Cold War. But it was also a time of optimism of the future, of fuchsia overtones,…
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(UPDATED) Madden Tournament Shooting Leaves Three Dead (Warning: Graphic Video)

Our deepest condolences. UPDATE: Further news reports have amended the number of dead from five to three, as well as the shooter’s identity. Naturally, we have updated the article with these developments. We have also corrected the name of Taylor Robertson.  Shock and horror across America today as a…

Bethesda Switch Games “Hugely Popular,” Says Pete Hines

Really, who’s surprised? With the likes of popular Bethesda titles such as The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, DOOM and Wolfenstein II populating Nintendo Switch, it’s no wonder they’ve apparently been huge successes. While Bethesda Vice-President Pete Hines didn’t elaborate on exact sales numbers in this IGN video interview, he…

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