New Pokémon Snap: Smile You’re On Camera

I never had the privilege to play the original Pokémon Snap, but I am certainly enjoying my time with New Pokémon Snap. This is a side of Pokémon you never really get to explore in the main entries of the series. Yes, lately they’ve gotten better with animating them into the overworld, but this game… Continue reading New Pokémon Snap: Smile You’re On Camera

Is Pokémon Legends: Arceus A Step In The Right Direction?

The short answer is yes, but it is more complicated than that. I am extremely excited for the new direction of the games (Pokémon Legends: Arceus) but I am also very worried. Don’t Fix What’s Not Broken For 25 years now, the Pokémon games have retained their familiar structure. You start in the first town… Continue reading Is Pokémon Legends: Arceus A Step In The Right Direction?

Pokémon Sword and Shield Review

Like many Pokémon fans, I was excited to have a main Pokémon game on the Switch. I enjoyed the Let’s Go games, even if most didn’t, but they were spin-offs. Pokémon Sword and Shield had a lot to live up to, but unfortunately fell short in a lot of areas. New Console, Same Graphics Pokémon Sword… Continue reading Pokémon Sword and Shield Review

New Pokemon Snap Release Date Set for April 21st

A new sequel to Pokemon Snap is coming to the Nintendo Switch. Aptly named New Pokemon Snap, it will take place in the previously-unseen Lental region. Originally announced in June 2020, New Pokemon Snap now has an official release date of April 30th, 2021. As the first sequel to Pokemon Snap for the Nintendo 64,… Continue reading New Pokemon Snap Release Date Set for April 21st

Pokémon Gold and Silver: The Best Pokémon Entry

When it comes to Pokémon, I am no stranger. I have enjoyed every generation since the beginning, but none have quite matched the effect that generation 2 had on me. I remember opening Pokémon Silver one Christmas morning and being completely excited. I had a blast with Pokémon Red but Silver just blew my mind.… Continue reading Pokémon Gold and Silver: The Best Pokémon Entry

Pokémon Sword and Shield: An Incomplete Experience

Before I get into this, I definitely think it’s worth mentioning that Pokémon Sword and Shield is not my favorite installment in the Pokémon franchise. For me, that is still the second generation games, Gold and Silver. However, I have invested almost 600 hours into my copy of Pokémon Shield. I have always been a… Continue reading Pokémon Sword and Shield: An Incomplete Experience

Huge “Go Beyond’ Update Coming For Pokemon GO

Players of Pokemon GO have a lot to look forward to next week. Starting December 1st, 2020, the game is rolling out a gigantic Pokemon GO update, aptly named GO Beyond. Originally announced on November 18th, there is still a ton for players to do to prepare for this patch. Here is a quick breakdown… Continue reading Huge “Go Beyond’ Update Coming For Pokemon GO

Nintendo Shares Soar As a New Wave of COVID-19 Cases and Pokemon Loom on the Horizon

Every major player in the Video Gaming industry has seen a tremendous financial growth spurt (driven by sales) during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Lockdown has prompted people to stay indoors, and to flock to their video gaming consoles. The biggest winner has been by far Nintendo, with their Hybrid Portable Switch Console. Microsoft saw a 130-percent increase in… Continue reading Nintendo Shares Soar As a New Wave of COVID-19 Cases and Pokemon Loom on the Horizon