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.

Amnesia: Rebirth Review (PC)

With such a prestigious pedigree, can Amnesia: Rebirth be an unholy spawning of a terrible new evil worthy of its fearsome parent?

Port Royale 4 Review

Sure thar be treasure, but there also be residential zoning to be considered and tax forms to be filled! Yarr!

Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars Review (PC)

Who Wants To War Forever? Immortal Realms: Vampire Wars is set in an alternate universe 15th century where vampires do not hide in the shadows, but instead rule over much of the world as overlords. The player takes on the role of one of these undead rulers, managing the…

Pathfinder: Kingmaker – Definitive Edition Review (PS4)

A King Amongst CRPGs Seeks to Conquer the PS4 It’s fitting that the roleplaying system Kingmaker is based on is called Pathfinder because, for the uninitiated, navigating its ruleset when you first start the game can be a labyrinthine maze. Kingmaker starts off with you being able to choose…

Summer In Mara Review (PC)

Summer, Summer, Summertime! Time to Craft Stuff and Unwind!     Ah, the summers of one’s youth! Who could resist the innocent nostalgia of running through grassy fields, collecting seashells on sandy beaches and selling farm produce to giant fish creatures. Summer in Mara is a crafting game about…

Those Who Remain Review (PS4)

One Case Where I’d Actually Prefer to Leave than Remain   Those Who Remain is set in the cursed town of Dormont. It starts off with the protagonist Edward driving to a sleazy motel to end an extra-marital affair. It all goes a bit pear-shaped though when he sees…

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