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.

Railroad Corporation Review (PC)

(Employing Others To Be) Working On The Railroad, All the Live Long Day…     Railroad Tycoon 3 was a gleaming steam train rolling into the placid station of my life, its loud whistle heralding countless hours that would be spent on its brilliant blend of rolling stock micromanagement…

Action-RPG Space Robinson Launches on Steam October 7th

A Lot More Alien Shooting Than The Swiss Version     Space Robinson, a blast-happy space action adventure from Luxorix Games (and published by Alawar Premium) will be coming out on Steam for the PC on Oct 7th, 9 pm PDT/Oct 8th 6 am CEST. However, if you just…

Cyberpunk 2077 Will Be At EGX And MCM Comic Con London

Cyberpunk comes to the UK as we Leave the EU! CD PROJEKT RED will be bringing Cyberpunk 2077 to this year’s EGX, which takes place on October 17th – 20th and MCM Comic Con, taking place 25th – 27th October at the glorious ExCel Centre in grand old London.…

Aggelos Review (PS4)

Not Another Metroidvania There’s something to be said for learning from the past, but is it a good idea to try and recreate it wholesale? The developers of Aggelos apparently thought so, as their classic 16-bit styled Metroidvania is thoroughly reverent of the classics. Reverence, sadly, doesn’t really lend…

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…

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