Alex Lupella

Alex loves all sorts of gaming from the tabletop to tv screen. When he isn't playing games he helps produce content for a little software company. He currently resides in Chicago, IL with his girlfriend and two dogs.
Doom Reflections

Reflections on DOOM – Old and New

Knee-Deep in the Past I’ve always been attached to gaming. My earliest memories were playing my cousins’ NES on holidays and getting a Super Nintendo for Christmas when I was in kindergarten. Just before the boom of home PCs, my parents purchased us a family computer. My guess is…

Welkin Road Early Access Review (PC)

As long as Point A is Delusion and Point B is the Hospital   It’s impossible for me to talk about parkour without thinking of a specific scene in the American run of The Office. Much like the buffoons on that show, my only real experience with parkour is from the safety…
Omnibus Preview

Omnibus Preview

If a Double-decker Omnibus Crashes Into Us… Omnibus is impossible to truly experience without looking into the context. Advertised as an original launch title for the Atari Jaguar and eventually production costs shut down the project. Now, in 2016, gigantic game developer Buddy Cops (cough…two guys) have resurrected the…

Zheros Review (PC)

One Giant (Dub/Mis)Step for Mankind Prior to firing up Zheros for the first time, I spent some time setting up my older consoles. Dusting off my Sega CD, I tested it by playing whatever happened to be on the disc already in the drive. My test turned into about…

Defunct Review (PC)

Ride the Wall-E!   Defunct is a simple game with a lot on its plate despite first glances. You’re a cute wheelie robot that falls out of its cargo ship. Find your way home! That’s about it. When talking about Defunct with a fellow PoorPlayer, he joked about it…

Dinocide Review (PC)

Well, at least you dinotried   Are you done groaning yet? Good. Dinocide prides itself in being retro. Stop Groaning. Self-described as a NES inspired old-school platformer, you can pretty much guess what you’re getting out of the whole thing. One look at the screenshots and I immediately thought Joe…

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