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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.

First Impressions of ‘Octopath Traveler’: A New Adventure RPG from Square Enix

A first look at Octopath Traveler: a new adventure RPG from Square Enix with big announcements from Nintendo Direct.

The Best Teams to Use in ‘Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle’

While each character is certainly useful in their own right, it’s the synergy of the entire team that should matter the most.
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Five Best ‘Pokémon’ Evolutions From Generation Two

With the re-release of Pokémon Gold and Silver on the 3DS on September 22, what were the five best evolutions of generation two?

How To Maximize My Nintendo: Getting 1000 Platinum Points in Two Days

With yesterday’s release of both Miitomo and My Nintendo, Wii U and 3DS lovers everywhere are clamoring to rack up as many platinum points...

Different Ways to Play Pokemon

If you are anything like me, you have become the Pokémon Champion of six different Pokémon regions multiple times over. You've become the very...

A Retrospective on Theme and Tone; ‘Rayman 2: The Great Escape’

If there ever was a title that could be described as an “unhidden-hidden gem”, it would be Rayman 2: The Great Escape. A retrospective.
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‘Mario + Rabbids’ Highlights the Popular Icon Mario has Become

Mario + Rabbids has shown Mario to be the pop icon he has become. Is Mario still the plucky plumber we thought he was?

How ‘Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle’ Blends Difficulty with Accessibility

In Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, "Nintendo Hard" is making a comeback!

Playing ‘Gravity Rush 2’ as a Photographer

It’s safe to say that Gravity Rush 2 is the only game I have played that enabled me to incorporate my eye for photography within the game itself.

The History and Evolution of ‘Animal Crossing’

  At first glance, the premise of Animal Crossing does not seem like that much fun; the core of its gameplay is taking out a...