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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.

‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Level by Level: Cascade Kingdom

As I already have with Super Mario 64, I will examine each of Super Mario Odyssey’s kingdoms in an attempt to glean insight into their stumbles and successes. In this entry, I will be taking a look at the game’s second course -- Cascade Kingdom.

From Hero To Warrior: Wandering Deeper Into Fire Emblem

Offshoots like Fire Emblem Heroes and Fire Emblem Warriors do a good job of luring new recruits to the franchise.

Retrospective: Ten Years On and ‘Assassin’s Creed’ is Still a Cornerstone of Modern Gaming...

The fact of the matter is that the action RPG genre wouldn’t be what it is today without Assassin’s Creed, and a great many games are in its debt for the standards it set.
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At Ten Years Old, ‘Super Mario Galaxy’ Remains Stellar

In essence, perhaps what made Galaxy so lovely is that it introduced so many new mechanics while simultaneously retaining the cheerful familiarity of the older Super Mario games.

Who Designed This House!? — A Regrettable Retrospective on ‘Resident Evil 0’

Released 15 years ago as a Gamecube exclusive, Resident Evil 0 isn't exactly the game with the clearest, or most memorable, place in the Resident Evil canon. 

Should We Keep Paying for Annual Sports Releases?

Until recently, the latest iteration of PES or FIFA would have formed an integral part of my yearly gaming schedule.

‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Level by Level: Cap Kingdom

As I already have with Super Mario 64, I will examine each of Super Mario Odyssey’s kingdoms in an attempt to glean insight into their stumbles and successes. In this entry, I will be taking a look at the game’s first course -- Cap Kingdom.

Five ‘Super Mario’ Characters Most Deserving of a Comeback

The Mario franchise has an abundant back-catalog of completely forgotten allies and enemies that are ripe for a comeback, or at least a little more time in the spotlight. Here are five characters that I want to see return.

‘Super Mario Odyssey’: Distinctly Japanese, Uniquely Nintendo, and Fundamentally Fun

'Super Mario Odyssey' is a return to Nintendo's design roots: experimenting with the concepts of "fun" and "play".
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Looking Back at ‘Contact’: An Unsung Hero of the Nintendo DS

Contact tells the story of a young boy named Terry who awakens on an island. Terry is silent, and not much is said about him.