Tag: Game Freak

Pikachu

Game Freak was Proposed to Redesign Pikachu to “Something Like a Tiger With Huge Breasts” During Localisation of Red/Blue

Yep, you read that right. During the localisation of Pokemon Red and Pokemon Blue, American staff gave proposed redesigns for Pikachu in the west as “something like a tiger with huge breasts”. This was at a time in the 90s...

/ July 10, 2020

Rumour: Unused Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Screenshots Depict Gender Differences

Over the past two years, there have been many reveals of leaked beta Pokémon that were either scrapped or redesign, so this was won’t seem as farfetched (or Farfetch’d, if you will). It’s best to take all of these leaks...

/ December 21, 2019
Pokemon Sword and Shield

Pokémon Sword/Shield is Planned to be the Best Pokémon Game Yet

Pokémon Sword and Pokémon Shield are less than a month away from release and series director, Shigeru Ohmori, spoke to Game Informer about how he wanted these games to be the best Pokémon game yet. Here’s what he had to...

/ October 20, 2019
Pokemon Snap

Game Freak Talks about the Possibility of a Pokémon Snap 2

The Nintendo 64 classic, Pokémon Snap, holds a special place in many gamers’ hearts. I, for one, adored the original game, having sunk dozens of hours into one that could easily be completed within a few hours. So this won’t...

/ July 7, 2019
Pokemon Sword and Shield

Game Freak Talks About Not Being Able to Transfer Every Pokemon to Sword and Shield

Recently, the news was shared that if a certain Pokemon isn’t included in the Galar Pokedex, it will not be able to be transferred to the new Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield. The Pokemon fanbase has been very upset about...

/ June 29, 2019
Town Mother 3 Earthbound 64

Is Game Freak’s ‘Town’ the Spiritual Successor to Itoi’s Original Concept for Mother 3?

Lately, I’ve been reading interviews about the initial cancellation of Mother 3 (Earthbound 64) for our article series on Shigesato Itoi and I think I’ve made a connection with Itoi’s ideas and Game Freak’s new upcoming title Town (working title)....

/ November 23, 2018
Satoshi Tajiri Pokémon Slowbro and Gastly Concept

Satoshi Tajiri: The Man Behind Pokémon

We all know Pokémon as what it is today, but how did it all come to fruition? Pokémon went through a lot of changes, and it took series creator Satoshi Tajiri years of hard work and dedication to see it...

/ July 19, 2018