This article started life as an especially more mundane list. One in which I listed my favourite gyms throughout Pokemon History. As I struggled to stay awake under the sheer uninterestingness of what I was writing. I had a vision, or maybe it was a dream. One of Pokemon in an entirely new light.
It got my brain going, and before I knew it, my post looking back at the game’s history was scrapped and replaced by something looking toward to the future.
The series of exciting/disappointing announcements rolled on and on this past week as the leaky ship that is E3 got closer and closer. Aside from Fallout 76, another game piqued my interest, before dashing it completely before the announcement’s end.
Pokemon: Let’s Go Pikachu and Pokemon: Let’s Go Eevee are the latest new Pokemon games from Game Freak and Nintendo announced for the Nintendo Switch.
I’ll admit that when Pokemon Go first started to emerge, I was very much a naysayer. I was one of the pissy “real fans” that thought a bunch of nostalgia sheep were encroaching on my turf. Everyone started talking about it and I got up on my high horse. But then everyone started talking about it, and my opinions on the game changed. Don’t get me wrong they’re still very mixed opinions, but I’m not being a douche about it anymore.
I appreciate Pokemon Go a lot for the cultural phenomena it has become. Bringing the most unlikely of people together in the most mundane of places. I apprechiate the crazy stories that have come out of it and the fact that it had just got more people outside. But all that aside, Pokemon Go is still a crappy game with a whole slew of problems. Continue reading “My Experience with Pokemon Go”→