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.

Saints Row V To Be Revealed Next Year

“It’s coming and it’s going to be great,” says THQ Nordic’s CEO when discussing Saints Row V       It looks like Saints Row V will be getting a proper reveal next year. Klemens Kundratitz, the CEO of publisher Koch Media, which was acquired by publisher THQ Nordic…

‘Persona 5 Royal’ Announcement Coming December 3

The Phantom Thieves at Atlus threaten to release fresh details on Persona 5 Royal’s Western release next month     We didn’t see this coming. Atlus has published a message on their social media channels teasing upcoming news regarding the Western release of their role-playing game Persona 5 Royal.…

Samurai Shodown Heads To The Switch In Q1 2020, Pre-Orders Include Bonus Game

Neo Geo Pocket Color version of Samurai Shodown II will be included as a special pre-order bonus.   SNK today announced that Samurai Shodown will be making its way to the Nintendo Switch in Q1 2020. As an added bonus, the company has confirmed that those who pre-order the…

‘Narcos: Rise of the Cartels’ Out Now On PC and PS4, Gets Launch Trailer

Drug wars rage on the Switch and Xbox One later this week.   Narcos: Rise of the Cartels, the brutal, XCOM-inspired turn-based tactical title based on the hit Netflix series, is now available for the PlayStation 4 and PC, publisher Curve Digital has announced. The Switch and Xbox One…

Shenmue III’s Review Embargo Doesn’t Lift Until Two Days After Launch

Deep Silver’s decision to keep Shenmue III reviews from being published until days after release is concerning. Shenmue III’s long-awaited release is just around the corner, but those hoping to see what the press thinks about the game will have to wait a bit longer. Outlets who’ve received early…

Path of Exile 2 Announced, Check Out The First Trailer And Gameplay Footage

Path of Exile 2 announced at Exilecon, will be released as part of a massive expansion to the original game.   Developer Grinding Gear Games today announced that Path of Exile 2 is currently in development. Formally announced today at Exilecon in Auckland, New Zealand, Path of Exile 2…

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