Izsak Barnette

June 13, 2018
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate:’ A ‘Smash’ Fan’s Dream Come True

Let's work through just how much information we received about Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch.
June 12, 2018

‘Fortnite’ on Switch: Looks, Feels like a Good Port

Fortnite: Battle Royale is just as fun, fast-paced, and frenzied on Switch as it is anywhere else.
June 11, 2018

A Smashing Success: Five Things ‘Super Smash Bros.’ Needs to Improve

With more information about the next Smash game set to be unveiled at the next Nintendo Direct on Tuesday, there’s just enough time for a few last-minute wishes for the new title.
May 8, 2018
Marvel Cinematic Universe

Infinite Disagreement: The Goomba Stomp Staff’s Impressions of ‘Avengers: Infinity War’

'Avengers: Infinity War' has proven to be plenty popular with both fans and critics alike. But what does Goomba Stomp's staff think of it?
March 22, 2018

A Phlegmatic Portrayal of Pink Pliability: A Review of ‘Kirby Star Allies’

Kirby Star Allies is an enjoyable experience that looks pretty good, plays great, and yet is wholly unremarkable.
February 20, 2018

Racing Strong: How ‘Mario Kart Tour’ Can Revolutionize the Series for Mobile

Announced three weeks ago, 'Mario Kart Tour' can change Nintendo's mobile fortunes. It simply needs to understand how 'Super Mario Run' failed and learn from its mistakes.
February 10, 2018

Games that Changed Our Lives: Facing Down My Nemesis in ‘Metroid Prime’

A testament to excellent game design, Prime holds a special place in Nintendo's history, an unabashed success story set amongst the failure of the GameCube. Besides its excellence, however, Prime holds a special place in my heart.
January 31, 2018

“I’ve Heard Legends” How ‘Super Smash Bros. Brawl’ Holds Up 10 Years Later

Super Smash Bros. Brawl is perhaps the most provocative entry in the Smash Bros. canon. Coming on the heels of the universally acclaimed and competitively popular Super Smash Bros. Melee, Brawl was saddled with great expectations from its onset.
January 13, 2018

Classically Refreshing: A Review of ‘Arcade Archives: VS. Super Mario Bros.’

The Arcade Archives series has always seemed a bit strange when examined alongside the rest of the Switch's eShop.
November 17, 2017
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‘Metroid Prime’: Dissection of a Masterpiece

Metroid Prime is a testament to what ingenuity, hard-work, and pure, unadulterated brilliance can bring to an industry too often defined by meaningless stat-grinds and inch-deep stories.
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