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    Pokemon Sword and Shield Reveal

    Pokémon Sword and Shield were revealed as the 8th generation of Pokémon on the Nintendo Switch. These games will take place in the Galar region, with the starters, Grookey, Scorbunny, and Sobble unveiled. The games are planned to come out some time in late 2019.


    Check out the trailer over here:

    The Galar region seems to be based upon Great Britain, with gym battles and random encounters in grass returning. What are your thoughts on the new generation? Feel free to post on the forum thread to share your thoughts and opinions on this announcement.




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    Okay so all three of the starters look pretty cool in my opinion, and I'll have to see their evolutions to determine which one I ultimately pick.

    Other than that, my one wish is that the game runs well and that they continue to add new mechanics that shake the formula up. I really need this game to be good haha.


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    Oh so it's that time of year again, is it?

    - None of the starters stand out to me the way Rowlett did, but fire bunnies are always okay, so that makes that decision easy.
    - The world looks really pretty, which I guess makes sense because it's the first game(s) not on a handheld in ages.
    - I don't think they showed off much of the battle system but judging by social media I think I'm the only one who'd be okay if they rebooted the mechanics to Gen 5, or even Gen 4, and don't try to introduce a polarizing new gimmick like z moves or whatever.
    - I saw someone say they think the region could be Ireland but I'm taking that with a grain of salt, architecture checks out for Britain though. Definitely not a tropical place.

    tl;dr I'm probably going to own a Switch by next year finally

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