Helen Jones, Author at Goomba Stomp
March 30, 2018
My Lovely Daughter

Murder Your Children in Parenting Simulator ‘My Lovely Daughter’

My Lovely Daughter Developer(s): GameChanger Studio Publisher(s): Toge Productions, Another Indie Platform(s): PC Reviewed On: PC (Steam) Release Date(s): 8th March 2018 What if Dr. Faustus had been a loving father? How far would he go to restore his daughter’s soul? GameChanger Studio have answered this question with a macabre […]
March 12, 2018

‘Perception’: Horror Through New Eyes

Perception Developer(s): The Deep End Games Publisher(s): Feardemic Platform(s): PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch Reviewed On: PC (Steam) Release Date(s): May 30th, June 6th, October 31st 2017 Like most horror games, Perception is kind enough to leave a flashlight lying around for you: it’s a sensible tool for exploring […]
February 23, 2018

‘Pyre’: A Fairy Tale for Sports Gaming

Supergiant are known for Bastion and Transistor: each hauntingly beautiful tales set in strange fantasy worlds that thrum with the rhythm of fast-paced combat. What Supergiant aren’t known for, and it’s safe to say that nobody is, are visual novel sports games.
November 2, 2017

‘Code Vein’ Re-imagines ‘Dark Souls’ as a Gothic Anime Bloodbath

With MCM London Comic Con taking place last weekend we had the chance to sit down and play a full demo of Code Vein: an upcoming action RPG from Bandai Namco that filled the Bloodborne 2 shaped void left behind after Sony’s E3 press conference earlier this year. Code Vein […]
October 29, 2017

MCM Comic Con Plays ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ and ‘Assassin’s Creed Origins’

An overload of releases might mean a lot of work, but when the games are this good it's hard to complain.
October 26, 2017
Assassin's Creed Origins

‘Assassin’s Creed: Origins’ and How Gaming Taught Me History

In many ways, games began my education in history, and if games can awaken a love of history and mythology in others as they have done me, then I can see Assassin’s Creed: Origins going on to stand the test of time.
October 26, 2017
MCM Comic Con

Your Guide to MCM London Comic Con 2017

Taking place over the weekend of the 27th-29th of October MCM Comic Con has found itself in an envious hotspot between an explosion of new gaming releases this Friday featuring Mario Odyssey and Assassin’s Creed: Origins, and Halloween on the 31st ensuring a startling array of cosplayers ready to bare their best outfits.
October 24, 2017
little nightmares

Indie Collective: Top Five Psychological Horror Games

Indie Collective is a monthly column that brings you the best new indie releases and titles that stand out so you can follow the games that are pushing boundaries, telling new stories, and making gaming the place to be.
October 9, 2017

‘Stranger Things: The Game’ is surprisingly well-made and hard to put down

Step into the upside down with Stranger Things: The Game, available on iOS and Android, and catch a glimpse of season 2 in time for Halloween
October 5, 2017

30 Years Since Maniac Mansion: How Adventure Games Have Changed

On this day in 1987 Maniac Mansion was released for the Commodore 64, to be later ported to the up and coming Nintendo Entertainment System for gamers on the cutting edge of 8-bit technology.