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Nintendo Switch debuts two ‘Pokémon’ titles

Nintendo Switch debuts two ‘Pokémon’ titles

Brendan Shoemaker, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018

Filed under In Print, Opinion

On Friday, Nov. 16, “Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu!” and “Pokémon: Let’s Go Eevee!” were released for the Nintendo Switch. The games are the first traditional Pokémon games from the series to be released to a home video game console, as opposed to a handheld game console, and borrow many ...

New Pokémon games nostalgic and fun

Emma Rumpl, Staff Writer

December 5, 2014

Filed under Features

On Nov. 21, I took a seat at a table in a Caribou Coffee and started a new file in Pokémon Omega Ruby, prepared for a new, yet familiar adventure in 3D. Instead, I was overcome with the memory my nine-year-old self sitting down at my parents’ dining room table, eager to play Pokémon Ruby. In both...

Crowd-controlled Pokémon game spawns truly fascinating social experiment

Allison Stalberg, Staff Writer

March 7, 2014

Filed under Features

“Gotta catch ‘em all?” Maybe not this time. “Twitch Plays Pokémon,” a social experiment and channel on the video-streaming website Twitch, consisted of thousands of users simultaneously attempting to play one copy of Pokémon Red. Pokémon Red follows a young boy, often referred to as...