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.

Tropico 6 Preview (PC)

Presidente’s Preview   The satirical tropical Bannana-Republic-em-up series Tropico has been roaring along for five entries now. With the exception of the piratical Tropico 2, each game in the series has cast the player as El Presidente, the ruler of a tiny caribbean island in the midst of great…

The Conjuring House Review (PC)

A house you feel like you’ve visited before     “The Conjuring House is like trying to find your car keys, glasses and remote control for hours while some asshole occasionally yells “boo!” in your ear” was what I complained to our Editor-in-Chief Francis DiPersio after he had tasked…

Super Seducer 2 Review (PC)

Super Seducer 2: bigger, bolder, dumber and more casually racist than ever before.   Richard LaRuina La-ruined my day when the first Super Seducer fell onto my proverbial desk – a choose-your-own-adventure style FMV game that forced me to endure literal hours of a smug bell-end giving me a…

Impulsion Review (PC)

Impulsion Control   If you thought Portal had too many physics puzzles and not enough infuriatingly difficult platforming sections then congrats, you’re Impulsion’s target audience. Impulsion places you in the role of a robot assigned to do endless tests for an inscrutable AI in a testing complex of indeterminate…

Top 8 Most Interesting Copy Protection Methods

These Games Poked Pirates in the Eye!   Though we can certainly understand the allure of getting games for free, software piracy has severely harmed game developers and publishers since many decades ago. But ever since there’s been piracy, there have been copy protection methods to confound those who’d…

8-Bit Platformer Nogalious Releases Today

Medievil Setting and a Retro Style! Spanish Indie dev Luegolu3go Studios released their vintage 2D adventure game Nogalious on Steam today. It’s available  for PC at the modest cost of $4.99. Nogalious pays homage to the 8-bit era of 2D platforming. You’ll battle through 5 different worlds of magical…

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