Anthony Pelone

Anthony Pelone
Eating, breathing and living video games on a daily basis, Anthony is particularly fond of the Nintendo variety, but is by no means a console warrior. Somewhere in the midst of his obsession with cat pictures, he finds the time to pen about his favorite hobby. Having previously written for over three sites, Anthony remains dedicated to spreading the gospel of EarthBound.
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WARNING: Kingdom Hearts III Leaking a Month Ahead; Early Copies Out in Wild

Our advice: Stay away from YouTube. Thought Super Smash Bros. Ultimate leaking two weeks ahead of launch was bad? Try early copies of Kingdom Hearts III being shared over a month before release! Slated for launch January 29 for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the hotly-anticipated Square-Enix/Disney crossover has…
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One Piece Vol. 88 Review

Boy, is this getting long in the tooth. In One Piece Volume 87, we previously discussed Eiichiro Oda’s penchant for false prophecies — specifically, his infamous “estimates” on arc longevity– and I now find it imperative to elaborate further on an interrelated lapse in protracted arc climaxes. Be it…
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Fans and Original Sonic Staff React Negatively to Sonic Movie Posters

Can Sonic ever catch a break?   So yeah, that Sonic movie’s everyone dreadin-er, I mean, anticipating? A teaser trailer/poster for Paramount’s adaption came out the other day, and boy, people aren’t having it. Not that twenty years of an unbelievably mismanaged property would inspire confidence into the dreaded…
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Fan Constructs Smash Bros. Ultimate Arcade Cabinet

One Smash tribute after another! Thought the fan-made Super Smash Bros. Ultimate instruction manual was cool? Fans of Nintendo’s famous crossover franchise simply can’t stop paying tribute to the just-released Switch game, with our latest being an actual arcade cabinet by one Mike Caggs. Designed for use at his…
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Masahiro Sakurai Gives Stamp of Approval to Fan-Made Amiibo

Dreams do come true! While there’s been countless fan-made amiibo, only a few are designed as loving tributes: here’s a lovely angel-inspired Satoru Iwata based off Smash Bros.‘s Mii Swordfighter, for one, and then there’s the subject of this article — a 3D-printed Masahiro Sakurai. As seen on Kotaku,…
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The Best 25 Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS Remixes

Did your favorite song make the cut? Hey all, Anthony here! With just two days away from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, we at Hey Poor Player wanted to celebrate its hotly-anticipated launch, and what better way than a send-off to Super Smash Bros. for Wii U and 3DS? Released…

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