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Shortest Trip To Earth Preview (PC)

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The Voyage Home     Having your game situated as an “FTL-like” is certainly purchasing some comically big Sideshow Bob-esque shoes to fill. Faster Than Light casts a gargantuan shadow over the roguelike genre, yet Interactive Fate’s new spacebound title has the unenviable task of taking on FTL. Shortest…

Tropico 6 Preview (PC)

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Presidente’s Preview   The satirical tropical Bannana-Republic-em-up series Tropico has been roaring along for five entries now. With the exception of the piratical Tropico 2, each game in the series has cast the player as El Presidente, the ruler of a tiny caribbean island in the midst of great…

Green Hell Preview (PC)

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Early Access to Death     Green Hell is a first-person survival game set in the Amazon rainforest. The game claims to be a realistic survival simulator where the player has to fend for themselves in the wild and overcome multiple challenges, from fighting off enemies to finding clean…
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Gamescom 2018 Preview: Destiny 2: Forsaken

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Bungo, Plz     Destiny 2: Forsaken has a lot riding on it. When Destiny 2 launched, it received critical acclaim from many of the mainstream video game outlets. We at Hey Poor Player, erred on the conservative side, scoring the game 3.5/5, with reviewer Nathaniel Terencio noting that…

Gamescom 2018 Preview: Shadow of the Tomb Raider

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Raiding Tombs, Again     Lara Croft is back, and she’s a character that’s pretty close to my heart. The Tomb Raider series on the original PlayStation are some of my favourite games I’ve ever played. Oddly, I’m not proud about much about my country. But I’m a lad…
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Shadows Awakening Preview

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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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