AtGames Showcases Sega Genesis Flashback & Atari Flashback 8 Gold Consoles

AtGames resurrects the Genesis and Atari 2600 in full-HD glory Hardware manufacturer AtGames has released the first videos showcasing their Sega Genesis Flashback and Atari Flashback 8 Gold consoles. The videos offer an overview of each of these consoles, which are set to make their way to retail this fall.…

Mega Man 3 Retro Review

Magnetic, Sparky, Hard, And Top-notch, If Also In 2’s Shadow     With the unexpected runaway success of pet project Mega Man 2 behind them, Capcom and Team Rockman went all in on Mega Man 3, throwing more money at the project with the hopes of capitalizing on their…

Mega Man 2 Retro Review

Too Mega, Man   It shouldn’t be too shocking — Mega Man 2 is a glowing success in almost every way. Critically lauded upon release and commonly seen as the highpoint of Capcom’s venerable series, Mega Man 2 remains the highest-selling game in its series and one of the…

Mega Man Retro Review

Wily, Gutsy, And Harder Than A Rock     The original Mega Man for the Nintendo Entertainment System is a flawed gem of considerable influence and prescience. Although this first entry saw unexpectedly high sales in Japan, the rushed North American release was met with slow sales that garnered…

Kickstarter Success Super Russian Roulette to Ship Early June

Yee-haw! Backers of the upcoming NES game Super Russian Roulette received some extremely exciting news tonight via email.  According to the game’s developer, Andrew Reitano, cartridges will begin to ship out June 6th. The email is jam packed full of juicy details and behind the scenes info on what…

Dust Off Those Retro Consoles; The 1990’s Are Alive And Well In 2017

A slew of new games are coming out for long-dead systems this year, so fire up your favorite retro consoles and party like it’s 1995 If you’ve been following my adventures here at Hey Poor Player over the years, you probably know by now that I have quite the…

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