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Six Long Years Later, the Wii U is Still Nintendo’s Greatest Commercial Failure

Izsak Barnette
This isn’t how the Nintendo Wii U’s tale was supposed to end. By finishing as the fourth-worst-selling console (13.56 million units sold) from the four major console developers (e.g. Microsoft, Nintendo, SEGA, and Sony) in over thirty years, ahead of only three SEGA consoles: the SGS-1000 (2 million), the Saturn...
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Game Boys, Ep. 117: PAX West 2018

GameBoys Podcast
The Game Boys are covering their favorite convention, PAX West. What co-op treasures were hidden in Seattle this year? What multiplayer titles were available to the masses…besides Fortnite? What were the Game Boys’ impressions of the show overall?  Find out! Listen on iTunes Listen on Stitcher Follow Game Boys on Twitter, Instagram,...
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Game Boys, Ep. 116: PAX Prime Preview 2018

Tim Maison
PAX West is days away and the Game Boys couldn’t be more excited!  In this special preview, they discuss exactly what they’re looking forward to playing at PAX West 2018.  How will it compare to E3 and past years?  Will there be any fun surprises?  Are the Game Boys contractually...
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Counter Attack #6: Sony’s Ongoing Crossplay Drama

John Cal McCormick
Counter Attack is a weekly feature here on Goomba Stomp in which John Cal McCormick casts a bemused eye over the gaming news, the niggling issues plaguing the industry, important moments from gaming’s past, or whatever it is that’s annoying him this week. Today we’ll be talking about Sony’s handling...
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Game Boys, Ep. 108: E3 2018 Episode

Tim Maison
The Game Boys had a wonderful trip to L.A. where they got to cover E3 2018.  Now, they’re back and they brought back impressions of all the co-op and multiplayer the Electronic Entertainment Expo had to offer!  And that is definitely some games, though not from Sony because they were...
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Counter Attack #4: Ranking The E3 2018 Conferences

John Cal McCormick
there was certainly no runaway "winner" in terms of the conferences this year, with most being good and bad in different ways. Still, that's not going to stop us from ranking them from worst to best for your reading pleasure. So let's talk about how E3 2018 went down, who