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A Tale of Two Strategies: Nintendo’s 2016 Report Card

Izsak Barnette
Appealing to two completely different market segments isn't easy for any company, much less one with coffers as limited as Nintendo's, but the Big N gave it their all this year. How did they end up?

The Absence of Solrock and Lunatone in Pokémon Sun and Moon

James Baker
It seems counter-intuitive, almost obliquely meandering, that Solrock and Lunatone would be excluded from Pokémon Sun and Moon. This most recent generation of the Pokémon franchise seemed contrived for a new beginning for the often forgotten duo from generation three. So why were Solrock and Lunatone excluded?
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NXpress Nintendo Podcast 78: ‘A Link Between Worlds’ and ‘Pokemon Sun and Moon’

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This week, Patrick and Tim are joined by Jason Krell, the editor of Saffron City, who joins us for a full review of Pokémon Sun and Moon. We dive into how the changes to this latest entry in the 20 year-old franchise affect the Pokémon formula, as well as pick

How Do Generation Seven Pokémon Compare To The Previous Generations

James Baker
Running out into the luscious long grass to find your first Pokémon is an exciting moment in a trainer’s life. Seven generations have left a wide variety of idiosyncratic creatures, with distinctive lore and fables surrounding their very existence. Generation seven brings new stories to the Pokémon series, and with...