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‘Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse’ Understands what Makes Spider-Man a Hero

David Harris
It’s probably safe to say that no one asked for another Spider-Man origin story. Everyone knows Peter Parker’s history — take a radioactive spider, toss in a dead uncle, and fill to the brim with power, responsibility, and an overwhelming sense guilt. However, with Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, it’s Miles...

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...
Games Spotlight

Great Responsibility, Great Power: The Positive Power Fantasy of ‘Spider-Man’

Christopher Underwood
Since the birth of the Marvel Cinematic Universe comic books and their attendant cavalcade of costumed characters have attained a cultural presence and relevance that is probably beyond even Stan Lee's wildest dreams. As one of the most profitable and popular multi-media intellectual properties on the market, it has elevated
Features Games This Week in Gaming News

This Week in Gaming News: Love is a Battlefield V

Alex Aldridge
Welcome, true believers of gaming news, to another week’s roundup from yours truly. If nothing else, this week in the gaming world has been further proof of the dichotomy of opinion this medium almost constantly elicits in its audience. If there’s one thing video game fans hate, it’s sitting on...
Features Games This Week in Gaming News

This Week in Gaming News: Some Developers Know, Some Developers Ask

Alex Aldridge
Perhaps it’s the post-Gamescom fatigue I’m suffering, but this week was the first one since I started this column in which I hadn’t made a single note leading up to writing. Usually I’ve got an inbox full of emails sent to myself whenever something piques my interest during the week,...
Features Games This Week in Gaming News

This Week in Gaming News: ‘Spider-Man’ Gets More Exciting, ‘No Man’s Sky’ Gets Less Terrible

Alex Aldridge
Here’s a thing: my girlfriend has the best WiFi speed I’ve ever experienced. She’s not a gamer, she doesn’t have a PC and she doesn’t even watch stupid shit on her mobile phone. Sometimes, my friends, there is just no sense to this world – but at least when I...
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A Guide to Recognizing Your ‘Defenders’

Logan Dalton
On August 18, 2017, the  Marvel/Netflix crossover event The Defenders will be released for most of the world’s binge-watching pleasure. The show brings together the stars of the four previous Marvel Netflix shows – Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist – and smashes them and some of their supporting cast members...
Blog Rapid Fire

Rapid-Fire: Insomniac’s “Spider-Man” to be Their Biggest Game Ever

Sara Winegardner
Rapid-Fire is Goomba Stomp's weekly Playstation news column, wrapping up all of the Sony stories that you need to know about. This week, the webby world of Spider-Man grows larger, multiple new release dates were announced, a beloved JRPG has been pushed back and much more.