Tag Archives: Gamefreak

The Kaiju Influence in Pokémon

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield have been consistently mentioned in video game-related news as of late. Between the Pokémon Company and Niantic both coming out in support of Black Lives Matter and donating a substantial amount of money, the announcement  that 2019 was the Pokémon Company’s second-biggest year in terms of profit with a 14.8 […]

We Should Be Excited for the Return of Apricorns in Pokémon Sword & Shield

Recently, GameFreak announced that Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield will be receiving two DLC expansions in 2020 including two new areas of the Galar region. These will include new Pokémon, new Gigantamax and Galarian forms, and over 200 Pokémon from past generations previously not included in the eighth generation games. One feature for these expansions […]

Kaijumon: The Largest Pokémon in the Franchise Before Dynamax

Nintendo’s June 5th Pokémon Direct highlighted a handful of new features for the upcoming Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield. Among these new features, a brand new battle mechanic called Dynamax was introduced. Dynamax temporarily increases the strength and size of a Pokémon for three turns, and like the previously introduced Mega Evolutions and Z-move mechanics, […]

Pokemon: Let’s Go, Eevee! Review: Still Has Challenges Along The Way

There I was, just one Pokémon away from defeating the champion, my friend and rival, Lorre. It had been a long road, but I was so close to victory that it would be foolish to give up now. His last Pokémon was Pidgeot, but with a catch: he could mega evolve. Coincidentally, the strongest on […]
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