Retro

An Interview With Game Sack

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Mike asks popular YouTube retro-gaming duo Game Sack a sackful of questions   Being an “old school” gamer, I still get confused to this day when I see how many views a “Let’s Play” video on YouTube manages to accumulate.  Watching other people play video games?  Why would I want to…

5 Great Alternative Sports Titles For 8 & 16-bit Consoles

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Sports games as a whole take a lot of heat from gamers due to their yearly releases that often times are simply roster updates. Sure, there are tweaks here and there that are accompanied by a minuscule amount of spit and polish, but ultimately the players end up playing the same…

The Death and Return of Superman Retro Review (SNES)

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Will The Real Superman Please…ah, you get it I was what you would call a comic book “fan” when I was a kid. I didn’t collect any particular publisher or story arc, but I would simply take a look at what was on the shelf and just pick up whichever…

5 NES Games That Should Be Remade for Current-Gen Consoles

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Nintendo’s NES library is bursting at the seams with substantial games that have withstood the test of time, many of which have have even evolved into major franchises that still produce sequels to this day. We here at Hey Poor Player were browsing through our 8-bit carts and couldn’t help but wonder what happened to…

Celebrating 10 Years of the Angry Video Game Nerd on YouTube

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It’s a blowout all right, a blow out your ass!   Ten years ago to this day, James Rolfe’s The Angry Video Game Nerd YouTube channel smashed through our eardrums with vulgarities that would make even Larry Flint blush, and to celebrate, he has released a brand new Nerd…

Check Out This Stunning Custom Zelda-Themed SNES

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Be still, my beating heart container We’ve covered our fair share of custom consoles over the years here at Hey Poor Player, but this Zelda-themed SNES shines like a brilliant rupee above the rest. Created by Mat Dorf just in time for the series’ 30th anniversary, the console looks…

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