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.

Wartile Preview (PC)

The Tabletop Terror of the Vikings   “It’s not what it looks like!” is an excuse countless people have made in their lifetimes before hastily minimising an obscene browser window, but in the case of Wartile, it’s actually true. Wartile looks like a plodding board game simulator where you’d…

Hey Poor Player’s Top 25 Games of 2017

Who Will Win the Crystal Joystick This Time? Find Out in our Top 25 Games of 2017!     2016 was agreed by most to be an awful year, filled with the tragic deaths of so many beloved celebrities and deeply divisive political developments. 2017 saw the new year…

Giveaway: Win A Free Copy Of Genetic Disaster: A Co-Operative Roguelike For 4 Players

It Would be a Disaster to Miss it. To celebrate the December 15th release of Genetic Disaster, the lovely folks at Team 8 have provided us with four Steam PC copies of Genetic Disaster to giveaway to all you Hey Poor Players out there! In this cooperative rogue-like, collateral…

Giveaway: Free Beta Keys For Sci-Fi Multiplayer Arena Game: Laser League

Charge Your Laser Today!   Publisher 505 games and developer Roll7 (creators of OlliOlli and NOT A HERO) will be launching a closed beta program for their upcoming online multiplayer title: Laser League. The closed beta period begins on December 15th 17:30 UTC/GMT and runs through December 17th 17:30…

Chaos On Deponia Releases On December 6th For PS4 And Xbox One

Will Chaos on Deponia be Rufus’ Revenge? Chaos on Deponia is the second adventure on Deponia that will be released on December 6th, 2017 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It tells the tale of Rufus: a lovably unlovable egomaniacal boor who fancies himself an inventor – whose plans…

GUTS Review (PC)

Blood and GUTS The first thing to say about GUTS is that it’s gratuitious, stupid and repetitive, but it’s not trying to be anything else. The low poly graphics are ugly, the mutilated character designs are ugly and the subject matter is as bloody as it gets. GUTS focuses…

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