The Definitive History Behind Pokémon X and Y (2013)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ In The Beginning… Innovation. It’s a concept that any franchise has to inevitably contend with. If you continue to churn out virtually the same experience over and over again, with no differences whatsoever, your audience may … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind Pokémon X and Y (2013)

The Definitive History Behind Pokémon Black and White (2010)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ In The Beginning… Time is a cruel mistress, one that simultaneously helps and hinders your success. Its effects are very apparent when seen through the lens of the Pokémon franchise. 4 generations, 493 creatures, and millions … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind Pokémon Black and White (2010)

The Definitive History Behind Pokémon Diamond and Pearl (2006)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ In The Beginning… After working for over a decade on anything, things start to change. You run out of new ideas, try to rehash the old ones, and look everywhere for the magic your creation once … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind Pokémon Diamond and Pearl (2006)

The Definitive History Behind Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire (2002)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ In The Beginning… Pokémon is a franchise that was surprising at first. A couple of titles from a fledgling studio, unknown to the rest of the world, Pokémon Red and Green were nothing short of revolutionary … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire (2002)

The Definitive History Behind Pokémon Red and Blue (1996)

Listen To The Soundtrack ⇣ Satoshi Tajiri’s Beginnings The creator of the Pokémon phenomenon was a boy at heart living a dream. Born in 1965 in Machida, a suburb of Tokyo, Satoshi Tajiri was someone who was absolutely enthralled with the … Continue reading The Definitive History Behind Pokémon Red and Blue (1996)