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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.


Overwatch League – Does anyone stand a chance against Korea?

This week marked the long-awaited launch of Overwatch League’s Inaugural Season, a 6-month-long tournament pitting 12 teams against one another for the chance to ascend the ranking table and achieve eventual glory.

‘Tokyo Mirage Sessions ♯FE’ – one of the most refreshing RPGS in recent memory

After a year of desolate and grim role-playing games such as Dark Souls III and Darkest Dungeon, Atlus’ latest project, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE,...

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...

Top 10 Games with Staff Writer, George Cheese

I firmly believe that people's favorite games are those they play in their teenage and early adult years, and, well, that's where I'm at now.

‘Super Mario Odyssey’: All Style, No Substance

Super Mario Odyssey is a fun game, but it's not a meaningful entry to the series.

‘Super Mario Odyssey’ Level by Level: Kingdom Ranking

After diligently playing and writing about Super Mario Odyssey kingdom-by-kingdom, it’s time to siphon my thoughts down into the shallow, quantifiable, clickbaity realm of ranking.

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...

Talking Point: Did the Nintendo Direct Mini Meet Expectations?

Current and prospective Switch owners waited on pins and needles for the January Nintendo Direct to finally be announced. Now that it's over, did it manage to live up to expectations?
At an hour-long event in Tokyo, Nintendo finally provided an in-depth look at its next piece of hardware, the Nintendo Switch, but unfortunately, the majority of reactions online have been primarily negativ

2018 Nintendo Predictions Month-by-Month

Here in early January, all Nintendo fans can do is twiddle their thumbs and collectively awairt a rumoured but unannounced presentation about mostly unannounced games… Or we could humbly offer our 2018 predictions based on little more than guesstimation and selfish desire -- as I have done below. I’ve also included a “backup” second guess just as inane and off-base as my primary guess.

‘Not so Final Fantasy’ – Linearity isn’t XIII’s Biggest Problem

When outlining the problems with Final Fantasy XIII, detractors tend to focus on the game’s linearity, suggesting that, more than anything else, the severe lack of free-form exploration in the early stages overshadows any other issues the game might have.