Jay Petrequin

Jay Petrequin started writing at HeyPoorPlayer in the summer of 2012, but first got his start writing for It's Super Effective, a Pokemon podcast that happened to be a reflection of two of his biggest interests: pocket monsters, and making people listen to him say things.
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Nintendo Direct Coming March 8

Mark your calendars, learn about tennis Nintendo announced this morning that a new Nintendo Direct is coming down the pipe. As dictated on Nintendo of America’s official Twitter account, the Nintendo Direct will be coming Thursday, March 8, at 2 p.m. PT/5 p.m. ET. It’s been emphasized that the…

The Nintendo Switch: A Year in Review

-Co-written by Jay Petrequin and Derek McCurry You could say Nintendo really ‘Switched’ gears in 2017     On October 20, 2016, Nintendo released an announcement trailer for it’s new Nintendo Switch console, and a few of us here distinctly recall more or less agreeing, “This looks both terrible…

Let’s Start Adapting More Games From Books

Take a look! It’s in a book! On Nintendooooooo…     I’m worried about the Wrinkle in Time movie. Not because I think it looks bad; I try to withhold judgment on these things, and besides, so far I think it looks pretty neat. No, I’m worried about A Wrinkle in Time because…

Shadow of the Colossus (PS4) Review

The Slow Regard of Massive Things   Desensitization in games can mean a lot of things. The most common connection is arguably to violence. Don’t let the kiddies see too much blood and death in these Calls of Dutys, the concerned parents and occasional congresspeople say. It’ll give them…

On The Last Jedi, the Resistance, and Found Families

Film title aside, nobody has to be the last of anything   It seems like one cannot go two clicks or scrolls across any of the horrible discourse tapestries of the internet right now without seeing an argument about Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Some love Rian Johnson’s entry…

Steven Universe: Save the Light Review (PS4)

Fool’s gold Steven Universe is the pinnacle of what a charming cartoon is. Clever and sweet writing, beautiful animation, occasional musical numbers. I will easily admit that I was handed the review of Steven Universe: Save the Light largely due to being a big fan of the source material. And for what…

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