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. Currently playing: Dodonpachi Dai-Ou-Jou (Arcade), Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove (Switch), Neo Turf Masters (Neo Geo)

Bubble Bobble 4 Friends: The Baron is Back! Bursts Onto PS4 & Switch This Year

The updated version of Bubble Bobble 4 Friends doubles the stages, adds iconic villain Baron von Blubba into the mix While a bit of a fleeting experience, Bubble Bobble 4 Friends proved to be a triumphant return to form for Taito’s beloved puzzle-platformer series when it arrived on the…
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Scratch Your Stacking Itch With Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 This Holiday Season

 Puyo Puyo Tetris 2 heads to consoles starting this December, PC release to follow in 2021. Sega today announced that Puyo Puyo Tetris 2, the sequel to Sonic Team’s hit 2014 puzzle mash-up Puyo Puyo Tetris (read our review here), will be making its way to the Switch, Xbox…

Technomancer Class Showcased In New Outriders Gameplay Footage

Watch Outriders‘ Technomancer dish out some death in brutal trench warfare in the latest co-op gameplay video Outriders‘ publisher Square Enix has released a new gameplay video showcasing the People Can Fly-developed shooter’s Technomancer character class. A versatile class, the Technomancer is suitable for filling a variety of combat…

Turrican 30th Birthday Edition Announced

Strictly Limited Games teams up with the game’s original developers to resurrect the legendary run-and-gunner with a Turrican 30th Birthday Edition When it first released in 1990, Manfred Trenz’s Turrican was a hit with its superb mix of Metroid-style platforming and frantic gunplay. The game was ported to a…

Giraffe And Annika Brings Musical Adventure To PS4 And Switch Today

Now available on consoles, Giraffe and Annika‘s launch trailer offers a look at the game’s gorgeous world and colorful characters Developer atelier mimina’s adventure-rhythm game Giraffe and Annika is now available for the PlayStation 4 and Switch in North America, publisher NIS America has announced. The game will be…

Sci-fi Thriller ‘Relicta’ Brings Physics-Based Puzzles To Epic Games Store

New accolades trailer praises Mighty Polygon’s puzzler Relicta while showcasing striking alien landscapes Following its release on consoles and Steam earlier this month, Deep Silver has announced that Relicta is now available on the Epic Games Store for $19.99. Developed by Mighty Polygon, the game puts players in control…

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