Jonathan Trussler

Jonathan is HeyPoorPlayer's token British person, so expect him to thoroughly exploit this by quoting Monty Python and saying things like "Pip, pip, toodly-whotsit!" for the delight of American readers. He likes artsy-fartsy games, RPGs and RPG-Hybrids (which means pretty much everything at this point). He used to write for He's also just realised how much fun it is to refer to himself in the third person like he's The Rock or something.

Streets of Rogue Review (PC)

Streets of Rogue is actually MORE chaotic than Streets of Rage   Streets of Rogue is an expression of beautiful insanity. What makes it so beautiful though, is how well ordered it all seems before the chaos begins. The player takes the role of a resistance fighter, battling against…

New Trailer For Russian Action/RPG Title: Orange Cast

A New Sci-Fi Shooter From Behind The Iron Curtain     Russia has a great history with sci-fi epics with the Great Andrei Tarvosky’s Solaris and Stalker. However, Team Rez – a small studio from the city of Kaluga, Russia comprising just 4 people – are making a rather…

Turn-based Shooter Jupiter Hell Comes To Early Access On August 1st

Bloody (Jupiter) Hell! ChaosForge, a Poland-based developer, are releasing the bad-ass 90s’ styled Jupiter Hell on Steam Early Access next Thursday, August 1st. Jupiter Hell is a turn-based shooter set in the depths of cosmic hell, with a roguelike framework and modern 3D graphics. Jupiter Hell advertises the following…

Fantasy Strike Releases Today for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PC

Striking All The Right Beat-em-up Notes   Fantasy Strike, the new beat-em-up by Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix lead designer David Sirlin, today comes to Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 while the fantasy is made reality as it emerges out of Steam Early Access on PC, Mac,…

New Teaser Trailer For Free to Play MMORPG Ember Sword – Jens Hilgers Joins Team

The Party Grows Stronger So Couch Studios today announced it was bringing on board veteran Jens Hilgers, alongside revealing a new teaser for its upcoming Free-to-Play MMORPG: Ember Sword. Entering the Esports scene in the late 1990s as Founding CEO of ESL, the world’s largest Esports company, and later…

15 Gaming Villains You Secretly Loved

Stupid Villains! It’s not like I like you or anything!   You’ve heard of villains that you love to hate, but what about those ones you hate to love? We at the Hey Poor Player team have compiled a list of malevolent nasties who we had a soft spot…

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