Good morning all! I hope this post finds you well. It has been a trying time for us all, but I sincerely wish my best to each and every one of you as we continue making our way in this strange new world we find ourselves in today.Just before I began my blogging hiatus several … Continue reading The Characters That Define Us
I was raised in the great Poké-storm of the late 1990s. It was a phenomenon that completely took over children's pop culture with video games, a cartoon, a trading card game, toys, cereal...you name it, and there was doubtless a Pokémon rendition of it! Since it inhabited every facet of my life, it's only natural … Continue reading If I Had a Pokémon Gym…
That's it! That's the post! Sirfetch'd is a new evolution for Farfetch'd: a creature largely ignored by the franchise except for one episode of the television series. I was never a big fan of the leek-wielding duck, but I really like the knightly design of its upgrade! The interesting thing is that Farfetch'd changes from … Continue reading Sirfetch’d Revealed for Pokémon Sword and Shield!
How many times have you been playing a game and having a great time, only to be swept up like yesterday's trash by an enemy that inflicts a crippling status condition? I'm not too proud to admit that it happens to me uncomfortably often. In the interest of sharing my misery with others, I thought … Continue reading Top 10 Terrible Status Effects in Video Games
E3 is normally a beacon of exciting news and updates concerning video games, but this year, Pokéfans were left with a very sour taste in their mouth. Game Freak, the masterminds behind all of the Pokémon games, announced that not every creature would make the cut into Pokémon Sword and Shield: a tragic first for … Continue reading Opinion- My Two Cents on The Pokémon Sword and Shield Conundrum
It’s been a busy week: lots of stuff to do at work, preparing for a trip with friends next week, and plenty of things I need to get around to this coming weekend. I also just took a very long walk at the park today and I am EXHAUSTED. So I’m skipping the flowery introduction: … Continue reading My Hype Games of E3 2019
Anyone not living under a rock has undoubtedly been blessed with the knowledge of two new impending Pokémon titles for Switch: Sword and Shield, specifically. A direct was streamed recently detailing even more information about these relatively-mysterious games. Corviknight, a powerful bird creature, and Drednaw, the massive snapping turtle, were unveiled alongside the likes of … Continue reading Question of the Week #18: What New Pokémon Would You Like to See in Sword and Shield?
Pokémon: Detective Pikachu might be one of the biggest surprises in entertainment history. Now, hold up a second! Let me explain. I’m not trying to oversell this movie with unearned praise and biased opinions: after all, I scoffed at the very notion of this movie when it was first announced. How could a movie about … Continue reading Detective Pikachu: I Choose You!
The recent announcement of Pokémon Sword and Shield has afflicted me with Poké Fever! I can’t wait to explore the region of Galar, meeting new creatures and exploring the England-inspired landscape. This rush of excitement has sent my mind into a fit of nostalgia and I’ve been looking back fondly at the countless journeys I’ve … Continue reading My Top 10 Favorite Pokémon
After last week's buzz about the newly-announced Pokémon Sword and Shield versions for Switch, my Pokéfever has returned in full swing! I've rewatched the Direct presentation several times over to analyze the landscape, characters, and new creatures, just hoping for some small kernal of new information that I may have missed in prior viewings. So … Continue reading Question of the Week #7: What is Your Favorite Starter Pokémon?