June 22, 2018
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Counter Attack #5: Should Everyone Else Just Copy Nintendo’s Direct?

Today we'll be asking whether everyone should just give up on conferences and rip-off the Nintendo Direct formula?
June 20, 2018

‘Detroit: Become Human’ – A Game That Knows Exactly What It Is

What does it mean to be human? A question that philosophers, artists, and scientists have attempted to answer since the dawn of recorded history. Why was humanity, of all the species on this green earth, selected to bear the singular burden of conscious thought? Unfortunately such questions have no universally accepted answers. At least none that we are currently capable of providing. That doesn't stop David Cage from attempting his own exploration of such ephemeral conundrums in his latest magnum opus, Detroit: Become Human.
June 20, 2018

Game Boys, Ep. 108: E3 2018 Episode

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 […]
June 14, 2018

Counter Attack #4: Ranking The E3 2018 Conferences

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 walked the walked, who talked the talk, and who officially won at trying to get you to buy video games.
June 12, 2018

Everything Sony Showed Off At E3 2018

Sony had a few key points they needed to hit and they smashed every single one of them, even managing to sprinkle in some surprises.
June 8, 2018

Counter Attack #3: The Rise and Fall of SEGA

Today we'll be looking at how SEGA became a major player in the video game console business, but then accidentally destroyed their own product.
June 1, 2018

Counter Attack #2: E3’s Ten Most Embarrassing Moments

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 E3's ten most embarrassing moments. Buckle up.
May 25, 2018

Counter Attack #1: Remembering The Xbox One Reveal

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.
May 8, 2018

Game Boys, Ep. 104: PrE3 Predictions 2018

E3 is only one month away!  With each week comes more leaks and sneak peeks, and if the Game Boys don’t hurry with their predictions, they won’t be predictions so much as news.  Here is the now annual Game Boys’ pre-E3 prediction episode.  What do you predict will make it […]
May 7, 2018
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‘God of War’s Ending Accomplishes Great Things at a Cost

The ending for God of War brings with it numerous emotions to come to terms with and questions to ponder. Despite that, it still has a handful of shortcomings in the gameplay department that prevent it from making it to the pinnacle it could have reached.
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