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The main section of Goomba Stomp, here is where you'll find all the latest in-depth coverage and analysis of the video game industry, as well as post retrospectives on classics, and monthly themed pieces highlighting beloved franchises or developers.

Can You Make A Video Game With No Experience? – Pt. 1 Coming up...

I am conducting this experiment. An experiment to see whether someone with no experience, education, or understanding of game development can learn the ropes.

Goodbye ‘Life is Strange’

Farewell signifies a developer who designed every element to push you toward a specific goal. When focusing on the aesthetics of a game, you want to move past ideas like ‘fun’ and instead consider focus points like; narrative, challenge and expression.
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The Rise of Chain Chomp into ‘Mario Tennis Aces’

Chain Chomp acing the crowds of the Mushroom Kingdom might have been met with immediate bemusement, but was soon followed by acceptance, before a startling approval of grandeur enlightenment.

‘Part Time UFO’ is a Charming, Cute, Challenging and Fun Puzzle Adventure

Review of 'Part Time UFO', the newest mobile puzzle game by the creators of Kirby and BoxBoy!

Kirby Series Retrospective: A Quarter-Century of Dream Lands

With 31 games released in 26 years, Kirby has seen his fair share of banner years. But how did this tiny pink puffer balloon into one of Nintendo’s most iconic and dependable franchises? Let’s take a look...

Games That Changed Our Lives: Combating Sickness With Super Mario Bros. 3

For a medium to bring such delight to my life, I have only one title to thank for it. The iconic video game that set me on my journey, welcoming me into a world of astounding elation: Super Mario Bros. 3.

‘A Way Out’ Preview – A Potentially Revolutionary Co-Op Experience

Of all the games featured at E3 2017, A Way Out probably piqued my interest more than any other title.

Could the Future of ‘Star Wars’ Games be in a ‘Destiny’ Style Shared World?

When Star Wars: Battlefront was rebooted in 2015, fans of the franchise were delighted. It was the first Star Wars game in years, and...

The Sexualization of ‘Bayonetta’ is Fine… With the Right Context

The greater context behind narrative, technical and design decisions in games is often lost. Bayonetta is a high paced action game with a protagonist proud of her sexuality, but the public will still see it as the objectification of women.

Games that Changed Our Lives: ‘Earthbound,’ the Greatest Story Ever Told in a Video...

Chock full of odd charm and humour in a genre that usually takes itself a little too serious, Earthbound is one of the weirdest, most surreal video games you'll ever have fun playing.