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If we revisit old Pokémon games, hi Pika

After countless encounters with Nintendogs and kittens, a few forgotten Tamagotchi, and a little Digimon handheld that I tragically lost in grade school, I realized I just wanted to go back to Pokemon. Until I got a copy of Yellow, I didn’t experience the joys of Pokemon’s adorably stocky rat mascot that followed me all […]

How Pokemon Games Create a Positive Comp...

Game mechanics translate into physical events Last weekend I attended the Pokémon UK nationals in Liverpool, the first live competition Pokemon event I have never attended. I played Pokemon religiously since the release of the first gen, but that never translated into my willingness to attend any kind of competitive event related to the series. […]