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Pernell Vaughan

Pernell Vaughan
A fan of all things video game for as long as he can remember, Pernell likes few things as much as quality imaginative video games, quality VGM compositions, and friendly people with which to share those video game experiences with. He has a rather hefty library of retro and modern titles from which to draw his knowledge. In addition to Hey Poor Player, Pernell can also be found as the co-host of the Rhythm and Pixels video game music podcast, co-host of the Youtube show, “Pernell and Matt Play Games", and as a regular reviewer on the SML Podcast.

Toejam and Earl: Back in the Groove (Switch)

The Boys Are Back In Town   It all begins on a nice day in outer space as Funkatron residents, Toejam and Earl, decide to “borrow” a spaceship for a joyride to impress their best gals Lewanda and Latisha.  Cruising along Earth’s orbit, Earl attempts to turn up the…
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Monster Boy And The Cursed Kingdom Review (Switch)

A World of Wonder Awaits     As an early teenager, I developed a major appreciation for the game Dragon’s Curse for the TurboGrafx-16. Originally a game that I’d sneak over to my Uncle’s house to play, it eventually became one of the games that would prompt me to…
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Toki Review (Switch)

Simple Simian Shenanigans     Retro remakes are all the rage these days. And why shouldn’t they be? They provide an opportunity to bring classic games back into the limelight whilst also offering a semi-new experience for those that enjoyed their original releases. More often than not, when a…

Joggernauts Review (Switch)

A Literal Space Race     Couch co-op has seen quite a rush in quality over the last few years. Titles such as Lovers in a Dangerous Space Time, Dungeon of the Endless, and Overcooked managed to set my soul on fire. Even Mario Party managed to finally find its…

Shadows: Awakening Review (PS4)

Fancy a Bit of Shadow Play, Stranger?     Ever since my time at E3, I have been looking forward to the release of Shadows: Awakening by Kalypso Entertainment. Now it’s finally out, I’m able to see if it lives up to my expectations as a more story-driven take…
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Shadows Awakening Preview

What Lurks Beneath the Shadows…     With the recent announcement of Diablo 3 receiving a port to the Nintendo Switch, I found myself wishing that Blizzard would make a new Diablo game instead of re-rereleasing this one for the umpteenth time. That’s when I managed to recall a…

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