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Goomba Stomp's Blog is the place to go for the quick, light reads, and miscellany from around pop culture.

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.

Pixel Perfect: ‘Vermintide’ Brings the Grim Darkness of ‘The End Times’ to Life

With the gameplay reveal of Vermintide 2, Fatshark is delving deeper into the chaotic abyss of Warhammer Fantasy's "End Times".

Feeling Stressed? Play a Video Game

In a world full of stress, taking time to relax is essential. Video games can be the perfect way to help people decompress.
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.
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‘Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp’ – Manage a Campsite in the First Mobile Animal Crossing...

In Nintendo's Animal Crossing-dedicated direct today, the Big N revealed the details of its much-anticipated Animal Crossing game for smartphones, which will launch for free on iOS and Android late November.

Import Report – 4 More of My Favorite Fighting Games

A while ago I wrote a list of 5 of my favorite fighting games. It’s a genre that’s near and dear to me, and a major part of the reason I started importing in the first place. It’s a topic I like to revisit because of the vast amount of weird fighters out there. We’ll be looking at 4 games this time instead of 5 though.
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Behold, The Deluxe Edition Zelda Encyclopedia from Dark Horse

Dark Horse is bringing its third compendium of Legend of Zelda lore to bookshelves next year with the English edition of The Legend of Zelda Encyclopedia.
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Rhythm Game ‘Deemo Reborn’ Announced for PS4 and PSVR

Deemo Reborn announced for PS4 and will have VR support. Check out the new teaser trailer!

Review in Progress: ‘The Evil Within 2’

Like it's crumbling and distorted world The Evil Within 2 is somewhat of a hot mess. It is by no means a bad game and it has remained fairly enjoyable so far, but it also never feels as polished as its predecessor or any of its contemporaries

‘Assassin’s Creed Origins’ Will Have a Discovery Tour Mode, and So Should Other Games

Origins now proves that there’s no reason that vast, beautiful video game worlds must remain only backdrops for violence. They can also become places for learning, relaxation, and trying something new. And with luck, other games will catch on too.