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The 40 Best Nintendo 64 Games

We asked our staff to vote on the 40 best games released for the system. While Nintendo 64 will never be remembered for sheer selection of software (only 296 titles released) it will be remembered for the quality of most of it’s games. We had over 100 titles nominated, with...
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Top 10 Games with Nintendo Editor, James Baker

James Baker
Top 10 Games is a new, semi-regular series that hopes to offer a bit of insight into the twisted minds of Goomba Stomp’s writers, editors, and podcasters by allowing them to tell you about their all time favorite games, and why they love them to such an unhealthy degree.
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200 Best Nintendo Games (Part 3) – The Big N

How does anyone decide what the 200 greatest Nintendo games are? We here at Goomba Stomp have decided to put together a list of what we think are the 200 best and most influential games released exclusively to a Nintendo console.
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Awesome Mixtape Vol. 2: Best of Rare’s Soundtracks

Ricky D Fernandes
Over the years, Rare developed some of our favourite video games, but what many people often forget (and sometimes don’t acknowledge) is the superb soundtracks composed for their critically acclaimed games such as Donkey Kong Country, GoldenEye 007, Banjo-Kazooie, Perfect Dark, and Conker’s Bad Fur Day. Working with such musicians...
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Joanna Dark vs James Bond – Why ‘Perfect Dark’ is better than ‘Goldeneye 007’

Ricky D Fernandes
One of the most eagerly anticipated games released for the Nintendo 64 was none other than Rare’s spiritual successor to GoldenEye. After Rare and Nintendo lost the rights to the James Bond license in a bidding war with EA, the masterminds at Rare decided to flex their creative muscles with...
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NXpress Nintendo Podcast #39: ‘Perfect Dark’ and our 16 Predictions

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Few games were more eagerly anticipated than Rare’s unofficial sequel to GoldenEye 007 back in the year 2000. This week we continue our month-long spotlight on Rare by discussing what makes Perfect Dark one of the best games released on the Nintendo 64. Perfect Dark isn’t groundbreaking like its predecessor...

‘GoldenEye 007’ recreated with the Unreal Engine 4

Ricky D Fernandes
GoldenEye 007 was originally conceived as an on-rails shooter inspired by Sega’s Virtua Cop, before being redesigned as a free-roaming shooter. Highly revered by countless N64 owners, GoldenEye 007 has sold over eight million copies worldwide, making it the third-best-selling Nintendo 64 game. It is considered an important game in the...
N64 20 Year Anniversary Rare Spotlight

Rare Spotlight: ‘Goldeneye 007’ was the N64 game with the golden gun

Patrick Murphy
First-person shooters had been out a long time before Rare’s Goldeneye 007 came along and were already popular in college dorms via LAN or kids whose parents allowed them to play games on the family PC, but for the rest of us dependent on our dedicated consoles for our gaming entertainment,...
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NXpress #2: The 100 greatest Nintendo games and our favourite easter eggs

NXpress Podcast
This week on the NXpress podcast (yes we changed our name), games-editor Mike Worby joins us in our very own version of Mario Party, in which we duke it out and list off the greatest Nintendo games ever made. But before we pull out the gloves we discuss our favourite...