Pokemon Legends: Arceus and the Future for the Franchise

I’m honestly amazed that Nintendo and Game Freak actually took my advice, the thing I’d been banging on about them doing for the longest time now and actually do something totally different with the Pokemon franchise. I talked about it here, then here and then maybe somewhere here as well. The big question was whether they’d be able to really pull it off or not.

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Should Nintendo Fire Game Freak from Pokémon?

Pokémon! We all love them, we all love getting irate about them and the franchise is about as huge as its ever been in its decades long lifetime. But if you take a step back and look at the series, you might realise that almost all of the enthusiasm around the series is directed in so many other places other than the mainline series these days. To the point where older, more basic fans like myself start to wonder how important those main games are to Nintendo these days.

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My Thoughts on Pokémon Legends Arceus and the Sinnoh Remakes

I suppose I should be giving my hot takes. That seems to be the internet’s primary purpose these days and with the recent announcement of two new Pokémon games on the horizon, there has been no shortage of Pokémon twitter’s complaining drowning out any of the people actually trying to give an objective opinion these announcements.

Which frustrates me, because there are valid reasons to criticise the Pokémon franchise. It’s just difficult to find that civil discourse amongst all the people who just sound like they’re throwing their toys out of the pram.

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