Mike Vito

Mike Vito has been a slave to gaming ever since playing his grandfather's Atari 2600. A collector of all things retro, his main focus is obtaining a full NES collection. Being a father has rekindled his spirit for Nintendo and he now spends most of his time teaching his daughter about the games of yesteryear. Check out his other work in Pat Contri’s Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the SNES Library. Current favorite games: Air Zonk, NHL Hitz 2003, Castlevania Symphony of the Night, & Super Dodgeball.

Book Review: ARTCADE – The Book of Classic Arcade Game Art (Extended Edition)

Hey, wanna hit the arcade? Throughout my thousands of trips to the arcade in my lifetime, I can recall three major sticking points from each visit – the eardrum piercing music, the vibrant glow of the monitors, and the eye-catching artwork displayed on the arcade cabinet marquees. Oh wait,…
River City Girls

River City Girls Review (PS4)

Place Obvious “Flipping the Script” Title Here   If you’ve been visiting Hey Poor Player for a while, you’ve probably realized that we’re huge fans of the Kunio-kun games. What’s not to love about a hot-headed rule-breaker who just can’t seem to stop punching everyone in their face? Whether…
Blair Witch

Blair Witch Review (PC)

Lost in the Woods   20 years, guys! It’s been 20 years since the film The Blair Witch Project scared, entertained, and confused moviegoers around the world.  Was it real? Are these actors? Why does this girl have so much snot running out of her nose? All of these questions…

Catherine: Full Body Review (PS4)

Well-rounded Flavor     If you have any interest in Catherine: Full Body, then you most likely fall into two distinct categories. You’re either a fan of the original 2011 release, simply titled Catherine, or you have caught word about the series before and want to experience the game…

Hardware Review: Nyko Joy-Con Charge Block

Nyko’s Joy-Con Charge Block Keeps You Gaming     Picture this: You are having some friends over for a sweat-inducing night of Mario Kart.  Everything is set up. You got your chips. You got your dip. Oh, and don’t forget the chains and the whips! All that you need…

Switch Copies of Gal-Gun 2 Suffer Label Misprint

Hey, Wait a Minute!     If you’re a lucky owner of the Nintendo Switch version of Gal-Gun 2, you might be a little surprised when you crack open the case. Some owners of the family friendly (we kid) first person shooter have reported that the inside cover of…

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