Ignore the terrifying creatures sneaking up on you.
The Pokémon franchise is one that’s earned a bit of a negative image due to the way it was aggressively advertised.
In short, it was forced down everyone’s throat and now some people can’t stand it anymore.
Little kids loved it so parents bought it, which drove Nintendo to push it even more.
The recommended age was lost in translation somewhere around the time the television series came out and Pokémon, like so many others before it, was branded as a kid’s game.
This wasn’t necessarily a bad thing because kids really do seem to love their Pikachu.
The downside was that many people turned away from the series because their little nieces and nephews were all about catching them all.
Some people don’t enjoy the concept of Pokémon games, and I can understand that.
Others, however, completely ignore the series due to its reputation and I find that a little sad.
Pokémon isn’t just a game where you throw pokeballs at phallic little monsters.
They’ve really expanded the pokémon universe and introduced a number of game titles that don’t follow the linear: throw pokéball; catch monster gameplay.
A few months late perhaps, but I finally got my hands on a copy of Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Darkness for my Nintendo DS.
I initially bought the game due to prompting from various friends who said the game was well worth the money, and after playing through it I have to agree with them.
A spin-off of the main series, this game plays like a regular dungeon-crawling RPG.
The fun part is that you get to play as your favorite pokémon while you explore, fight monsters, and search for treasure.
At the start of the game, the player is given a personality …