WARNING: The following article contains spoilers for the following:
Pokémon Black & White
Pokémon Black 2 & White 2
Pokémon Diamond & Pearl
Pokémon Fire Red & Leaf Green
Pokémon Red & Blue
Pokémon Sun & Moon
Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Pokémon X & Y
Last week, it was revealed that the upcoming Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon would mark the return of Team Rocket – now under the new guise of Team Rainbow Rocket – and will consist of every main villain in the series thus far (at least in terms of the main games). Villainous team-ups are always great, so being able to see all these familiar antagonists return and getting another chance to kick their asses has got a lot of people excited, including me.
Battling the leaders of these diabolical organisations has always been the highlights of the series but, now that they’re all in a game together, how do they fare against each other? Which of them is as mighty as Mewtwo and who’s just as boring as Burmy? Let’s find out by subjecting them to a Random Ranking! Continue reading →
This week on The Entertainment Dome, the latest Attack on Titan leaves me reeling with its revelations, we defend Nintendo’s recent Direct on Pokémon and we discuss the potential for the upcoming Final Fantasy fighting game for PS4.
About a couple of years ago, I wrote an article about some of the Pokémon I would personally love to see in the then upcoming fighting game Pokkén Tournament. Now the game is out on the Wii U for everyone to enjoy and, I have to say, I quite liked the roster it has. Some people have complained that it’s too small and some of the character choices don’t make sense (i.e. two Pikachus and two Mewtwos) but I felt it was decent enough, with a good balance of the popular and the unexpected.
That’s not to say, though, that I wouldn’t want to see more playable Pokémon appear either as DLC or in a potential sequel. And now that I’ve actually played the game, I’ve got a better understanding of how the developers ultimately chose which Pokémon to put in. There’s a lot more potential here than you might think. So, here’s a sequel to that aforementioned article with ten more ideas for playable characters. Continue reading →
This week on The Entertainment Dome, we react to the recent Pokémon GO news and talk about what we want to see in Sun & Moon, James goes on a tirade about how much he doesn’t like Shadow of Mordor and we share our opinions about the recently announced live-action Fullmetal Alchemist movie.
Ok, this one’s technically not a movie but screw it; we’ve done it anyway. James and I somehow managed to blunder our way through a one hour special that’s a follow-up to the first Pokémon movie – a special with underdeveloped morals, useless main characters and Jesus water. Yes, you heard me. Jesus water.
Can you believe it’s Pokémon‘s 20th anniversary? When I really think about it, it’s almost surreal that this franchise based around enslaving fantasy monsters to do battle with other fantasy monsters has been going on for that long. I’ve grown up with it since almost the beginning; the first videogame I ever owned was a copy of Pokémon Yellow and I watched the original series of the anime almost religiously. It’s just weird to see something that I loved as a child still be around and relevant today. It’s even weirder to see how many Pokémon actually exist now.
I remember when the 3rd Generation of games were coming out and I was worried about remembering all of these creatures. There’s now over 700 of the bloody things and I reckon if you showed me a picture of any of them, I could name them easily. I may not remember basic maths but I sure can tell the difference between a Magikarp and a Feebas.
With this many Pokémon, it’s not that hard for a fan to list off a few of their personal favourites. I, however, would like to share thirty of my favourite Pokémon – five from each of the six generations. Let’s not waste anymore time and dive right in (hope you’ve got the right HM). Continue reading →
This week on The Entertainment Dome, James and I are a little bit hyper as we share our experiences with the awesomeness that is Bayonetta, discuss the upcoming Ace Attorney anime and have a little bit of a rant regarding YouTube’s copyright strikes.
After what feels like a long wait, James and I return to the Pokémon movies with the third one; one that we consider to be the best one yet. But is it as good as we remember? Spoilers: the answer is yes.
Syncing details are in the video so sit back and enjoy copious amounts of Silent Hill comparisons, Yu-Gi-Oh jokes and gushing from two fully grown adults.
In the first episode of the new, rebooted Entertainment Dome, James and I have a brief Danganronpa discussion, talk about Square Enix’s terrible business practice of cutting their games up and begin what will no doubt be a recurring trend of going on unrelated tangents.
My friend James and I are back to riff on another Pokémon movie; specifically the second one. Syncing details are in the video so relax and listen to us make fun of the prissy villain, comment on all the AshXMisty shipping and turn the three legendary birds into whiny teenagers.