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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.

Best Mario Kart Games

‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ Cup by Cup: Shell Cup

In this continuing feature, I will be examining Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s courses cup-by-cup, evaluating the ups and downs of each course. In this entry, I will be looking at the Shell Cup.

Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Stardew Valley’ Helped Me Learn to Value Myself

'Stardew Valley' is actually a life-changing game. It helps breathe life into those in downtrodden time, like I was.

5 Historical Periods That Would Be Perfect for a ‘Kingdom Come: Deliverance’-Style Game

I like so many others eagerly await the release of Kingdom Come: Deliverance, hoping it will usher in a new wave of popular, hyper-realistic games that are as informative as they are enjoyable.
BalderGate

Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Baldur’s Gate: Dark Alliance’ Made Co-op New Again

To put it simply if I hadn't played this game way back in the halcyon days of my youth, then I wouldn't be the gamer that I am today.

Games That Changed Our Lives: From Rags to Riches in ‘Aladdin’

I found it much more inspiring to start life by throwing apples at scimitar-wielding soldiers, in what happens to also be the greatest Disney film - Aladdin.

Games that Changed Our Lives: Exploring the Grieving Process in ‘What Remains of Edith...

When someone says, "that game changed my life," the first thing some people think of is that it changed their life in a grandiose way—in a way that stuck with them well into adulthood.
Celeste

‘Celeste’ – Pitch-Perfect, Impeccably Conceived and Replete with Subtext and Meaning

Celeste is horrific and Heartfelt in the Way it Addresses Trauma Through the Eyes of a Little Girl
Best Mario Kart Games

‘Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’ Cup by Cup: Triforce Cup

In this continuing feature, I will be examining Mario Kart 8 Deluxe’s courses cup-by-cup, evaluating the ups and downs of each course. In this entry, I will be looking at the Triforce Cup.

How Bias Effects Game of the Year Winners

We all have reasons for loving what we love, who cares if the games differ when the reasons are the same.

Games That Changed Our Lives: ‘Oddworld Abe’s Exoddus’

I think there is a deep revulsion in us for any human endeavor that begins to resemble machinery too closely. Similarly, for any machine that takes on an anthropomorphic will. When industrial progress becomes a virtue, the emergent machine spirit is granted an aura of self-governing morality.