Metroid Prime 4 and Metroid: Samus Returns: What They Mean

Metroid is back. The explosion of ideas that is Super Mario Odyssey resulted in the best game Nintendo showed off at E3, but it was the sudden one-two punch of Metroid announcements that captivated fans most. It only took one glimpse at Metroid Prime 4‘s logo send fans into…

E3 Feature: Take A Seat In Media Mation’s MX4D Esports Theater

Now for something completely different! During our trip to E3 this year Hey Poor Player were invited to demo Los Angeles based company Media Mation’s MX4D Esports Theater. If you don’t know who Media Mation is, they are an award-winning technology and entertainment company who has created a worldwide…

Second Opinion: I Didn’t Like Wolfenstein The New Order

Alas, poor B.J. I knew him well. This is not a series about games you haven’t heard of.  This is a series about games EVERYONE has heard of.  Games that everyone has an opinion on, regardless of whether they’ve played them or not.  Games whose actual qualities have been…

Do Game Reviews Matter Anymore?

In the age of streaming, just how relevant is an old-fashioned game review? March of 2017 was a massive month for the video game industry. The launch of Nintendo’s Switch, and Zelda with it, was certainly an event, but Breath of the Wild wasn’t even the top-selling title by…

Second Opinion Shorts: You Should Play “The Crow’s Eye”

This IS A Series About Games You Haven’t Heard Of! Normally, Second Opinion is a show where we take a game everyone’s heard of and try to present an alternative point of view. For example: why Half-Life 2, despite being the most-praised first-person shooter of all time, is overrated…

6 Pokemon Games that Should Come to the Switch

What’s next in the quest to catch ’em all? Today it was announced that a special Pokemon-themed Nintendo Direct will stream from Nintendo on YouTube and Twitch tomorrow. It’s an exciting thing just a week before E3, and feeds into a field of speculation that’s been rampant for months.…

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