Video: Game Informer visits Game Freak’s headquarters in Tokyo for Pokémon Sword and Shield

The folks at Game Informer recently made a trip to Game Freak's Tokyo headquarters for this month's cover story, which happens to be Pokémon Sword and Shield. They had a chance to chat with the game’s director, producer, planning director and art director, picking their brains on the direction of the series and what they … Continue reading Video: Game Informer visits Game Freak’s headquarters in Tokyo for Pokémon Sword and Shield

Video: Dissecting Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s final Nintendo Direct

In one of their latest podcasts, the folks at Game Informer dissect Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's final Nintendo Direct, which recently took place and was hosted by director Masahiro Sakurai. You can check out an excerpt from the podcast in the embedded video below: Dissecting Super Smash Bros. Ultimate's Final Nintendo Direct In this excerpt from … Continue reading Video: Dissecting Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’s final Nintendo Direct

Video: Firsthand impressions from the Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee reveal

The folks at Game Informer have put together the below video in which they give their firsthand impressions from the recent reveal of Pokémon: Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee. In this excerpt from The Game Informer Show podcast, Ben Hanson and Kyle Hilliard talk to Suriel Vazquez Skyping in from Tokyo about what he learned … Continue reading Video: Firsthand impressions from the Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu and Eevee reveal

Case for why Pokémon Gold and Silver are the best in the Pokémon video game series

In one of the latest episodes of The Game Informer Show podcast, the folks at Game Informer make a case for why they believe Pokémon Gold and Silver are the best games in the Pokémon series. If you want to listen to this episode, click here. Pokémon Gold and Silver were originally released for the … Continue reading Case for why Pokémon Gold and Silver are the best in the Pokémon video game series

Video: Simulating Avengers Infinity War in Super Smash Bros.

The folks at Game Informer have put together a video feature simulating Avengers Infinity War in Super Smash Bros. with the following Pokémon-related fighter matchups: Thor = Pikachu With thunderous summonings, Thor and Pikachu always have an electrifying presence – literally and figuratively. The god of thunder and Pokémon's yellow mascot are alike in personality … Continue reading Video: Simulating Avengers Infinity War in Super Smash Bros.

Game Freak on whether it would ever make a Pokémon game as open as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

In the below video, Ben Hanson from Game Informer interviews Pokémon series producer, director and composer Junichi Masuda and Pokémon Sun and Moon director Shigeru Ohmori about why the Pokémon role-playing games (RPGs) need a story, and whether the Game Freak team would ever make a game as open as The Legend of Zelda: Breath … Continue reading Game Freak on whether it would ever make a Pokémon game as open as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild

In-depth video tour of Pokémon developer Game Freak’s studio

In the below excerpt from The Game Informer Show podcast, Game Informer's Ben Hanson and Kyle Hilliard dive in deep and talk about their recent trip to visit Game Freak's studio in Tokyo, Japan, and what it's like to walk around the office that creates the Pokémon series. Check out the video below to see this particular segment play out … Continue reading In-depth video tour of Pokémon developer Game Freak’s studio

New Alola Photo Club feature revealed for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

The folks at Game Informer recently had an opportunity to visit Pokémon developer Game Freak‘s studio in Tokyo, Japan, where they got to learn more about Pokémon’s origins and the core games in the series. While visiting Game Freak's office, Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon's director Kazumasa Iwao showed off one of the new features in the … Continue reading New Alola Photo Club feature revealed for Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon

Game Freak explains Pokémon creator Satoshi Tajiri’s involvement with modern Pokémon games

The folks at Game Informer recently had an opportunity to visit Pokémon developer Game Freak‘s studio in Tokyo, Japan, where they got to learn more about Pokémon’s origins and the core games in the series. They also learned about Pokémon creator Satoshi Tajiri's involvement with modern Pokémon games. The following comes from Game Informer's Kyle Hilliard: We did not see … Continue reading Game Freak explains Pokémon creator Satoshi Tajiri’s involvement with modern Pokémon games

Game Freak explains why Pokémon Grey wasn’t developed after Pokémon Black and White

The folks at Game Informer recently had an opportunity to visit Pokémon developer Game Freak‘s studio in Tokyo, Japan, where they got to learn more about Pokémon’s origins and the core games in the series. They also learned about why Pokémon Grey never came to be: "They did talk about why Pokémon Grey wasn't a thing after Black … Continue reading Game Freak explains why Pokémon Grey wasn’t developed after Pokémon Black and White