Francis DiPersio

Frank has been the caffeine-fueled evil overlord of HeyPoorPlayer since 2008. He speaks loudly and carries a big stick to keep the staff of the HPP madhouse in check. A collector of all things that blip and beep, he has an extensive collection of retro consoles and arcade machines crammed into his house. Before founding the site, Frank was a staff writer for the blogs Gaming Judgement and NuclearGeek.

Master The Art of War With This Trailer For The Princess Guide

Guide four royals to victory through praise and punishment when The Princess Guide releases this March   With the release of The Princess Guide just two months away, publisher NIS America has released a new trailer showcasing the quirky action RPG’s unique game mechanics. In the game, players assume the role of a master tactician…

Street Of Rage 4 Gets Bone-Crushing Screens, New Gameplay Clip

LizardCube and DotEmu deliver a gut punch with these hard-hitting Streets of Rage 4 screens, new vid showcases combo and juggling mechanics. While details on Streets of Rage 4 have been hard to come by since the game was first announced last summer, developer LizardCube released a handful of…

Capcom Removes In-Game Ads From Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition

Just two weeks after they first appear, Capcom pulls controversial ads from Street Fighter V   Recently, Capcom shoehorned in-game ads into Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition. And, as you can probably guess, fans weren’t too happy to see their favorite fighters decked out like stock car drivers, even…

Pre-Orders Open For Physical Edition of Celeste Next Week

Celeste collector’s edition to include steel book, plush strawberry, pie recipe and more.   Fans of physical media who’ve yet to experience Matt Makes Games’ sublime side-scroller Celeste are in luck. Limited Run Games will be ringing in the new year by opening up pre-orders for two different versions…

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition Now Available On Switch eShop

Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition marks the series’ debut on the Nintendo Switch   Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition is now available digitally on the Switch eShop, marking the first time the long-running Musou series has found its way onto Nintendo’s console/handheld hybrid. An updated version…

Ys IX: Monstrum Nox To Star An Older Adol Christin

Ys IX development 50% complete, party and town-building systems to return   Falcom recently announced that Ys IX: Monstrum Nox would be making its way to the PlayStation 4 in Japan next year. However, since then several new tantalizing tidbits have been revealed about the latest adventure in the…

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