Josh Speer

Josh Speer
Got my start in the industry at oprainfall, but been a game fanatic since I was young. Indie / niche advocate and fan of classics like Mega Man, Castlevania and Super Metroid. Enjoys many genres, including platformers, turn based / tactical RPGs, rhythm and much more. Champion of PAX West and Knight of E3.

The Shadow You Review (PC)

HPP reviews The Shadow You, by Topchan Games. An ambitious mix of horror, romance, and VN that falls short of success.

Pokémon Presents Reveals New Game Lineup

Catching Up On 25 Years of Fun Yesterday we got an inkling something special was on the horizon, when The Pokémon Company announced a presentation was happening today. Long story short, the Pokémon Presents was well worth the hype. Not only did they announce several new Pokémon games on…

Nintendo Download for 2/25/21

Who Likes Surprising Games?   I dunno about the rest of you, but February’s games kinda snuck up on me. I half forgot about Bowser’s Fury til the day before it came out, for example. But there’s another great game out in today’s Nintendo Download that surprised me. And…

El Shaddai Ascending to Steam Soon

Let’s Get Biblical Today we have a real throwback. A game that originally released on PS3 and Xbox 360, El Shaddai: Ascension of the Metatron is now coming to Steam. It was known for its combat and stunning aesthetic style. It also probably doesn’t hurt it was developed by a…

Rogue-lite Curse of The Dead Gods Launches Today

Tempt Fate and Get Rich I love me a good rogue-lite. Or rogue-like. Or pretty much any game with sufficient randomization to keep me playing. Which brings us to Curse of the Dead Gods. I had noticed it last week when I covered the Nintendo Download, and it looked…

Shantae Makes Stadia Debut Magical

Genie Fans Can Now Boogie on Stadia Today’s news is very exciting for my fellow fans of Shantae. While it’s true the series is available for a variety of consoles and platforms, today Shantae breathes rarified air. WayForward has brought a double dose of Shantae fun to Stadia. Specifically,…

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