I vaguely remember watching the Pokémon anime when I was a kid, albeit briefly. I think my brother may have cried while watching one of the movies at the theater, but since we hadn’t played any of the games at all when the franchise was at its peak in the mid-2000s, we somehow skirted around the whole ordeal.
After deciding to give the games a try as an adult, I finally understand the hype, especially when it comes to the earlier entries in the series.
I keep imagining myself playing it on my Game Boy as a nine-year-old, and not to sound dramatic, but I can actually feel it healing my inner child in real-time.
The games deliver on the quintessential adventure experience in game form — you really feel attached to all your Pokémon, and going through the game feels exactly like the fantastical journey it promises you.Read more on destructoid.com