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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.

The 20 Best Games of 2016 (10-1)

Hyper Light Drifter is the perfect example of style and substance working in perfect harmony. Developer Heart Machine’s action/RPG managed to merge the best aspects of beloved titles like The Legend of Zelda and Dark Souls while still forming an identity uniquely its own. Beautiful 16 bit art and a vibrant array of colors helped to capture a dark yet luscious apocalyptic environment.

The 20 Best Games of 2016 (20-11)

As 2016 comes to an end, our staff has put together a list of the best video games released this year ranging from Nintendo Wii U releases, to indie games, PS4 exclusives, triple-A titles and everything in between.

Pokemon Myths and Mysteries: Lavender Town and Cursed Cartridges

As a game filled with legendary beings and mythical monsters that has tantalized the imaginations of millions for two decades, its no surprise that the...

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...

15 Years Later – The 35 Best GameCube Games

Being cool means being comfortable in one's own skin, ignoring peer pressure, and forging a unique path with undersized discs and a convenient handle....

‘Metal Gear Solid 2’ at 15: Still Sending Players Down the Rabbit Hole

Time has been kind to Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty. Its excesses haven’t disappeared, but its innovations are now easier to appreciate. Much that seemed extravagant in 2001, when it was released for the Playstation 2, now feels prescient and relevant.

A Tribute to Satoru Iwata: Rest in Peace, Iwata-San

Editor's note: This article was a collaboration between podcastnintendo.com and www.popoptiq.com **** “Although many believe that technology automatically enables more realistic expression, I believe that is just...
Metroid 30 year anniversary

‘Metroid’ 30 Years Later: In Space, No One Can Hear You Scream

Thirty years ago, three men set out to make what would become one of the Nintendo Entertainment System’s most beloved games. Makoto Kanoh created...

The Top 50 SNES Games

You might not believe it, but it's absolutely true: the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, or the SNES, for short, is now old enough to have serious regrets about its life, and if you're old enough to have had one of these wee grey boxes in your living room, then you're probably even older.

Ranking Nintendo’s Consoles #9: Gameboy / Gameboy Color

The Gameboy (1989) The Gameboy, an 8-bit handheld video game device, was created by Gunpei Yokoi and Nintendo Research & Development 1—the same staff who...