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Hey Poor Player’s Top 25 Games of 2018

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Who will win 2018’s Crystal Joystick award?   2018 was a polarising year in the world, with Brexit, Trump and populist movements continuing to dominate headlines all over the world. Every passing day seemed like it was conditioning us for the startling image that greeted us this at the…

Niche Gaming Alternatives to PlayStation: Xbox One

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The Xbox One. A powerful HD-gaming machine with the backing of Microsoft. But is it a viable alternative to the PlayStation platform? Let’s take a look.     Back in December, I wrote an article about my experiences with the PlayStation platform and my decision to leave it. In…

5 Christmas(ish) Board Games!

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The Best Board Games to Argue About This Christmas Time! It’s that time of year again where you are obligated to sit around a table and play board games with other human beings that you must pretend to like. Despite routinely playing board games all year round for the…
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The Best 25 Smash Bros. for Wii U/3DS Remixes

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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…

Idea Factory International Press Event 2018 Predictions

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What surprises does IFI have for us on Thursday? Let’s take a few guesses!”   This Thursday is Idea Factory International’s annual press event. One of the main draws of these events are the updates and new announcements that are revealed. Which means there’s room for some healthy speculation…

Top 8 Most Interesting Copy Protection Methods

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These Games Poked Pirates in the Eye!   Though we can certainly understand the allure of getting games for free, software piracy has severely harmed game developers and publishers since many decades ago. But ever since there’s been piracy, there have been copy protection methods to confound those who’d…

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